Council initiatives and temporary bicycle lanes: talking to Jackie Fristacky and Dan Kneipp

Monday, 8 June 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Image: Amy Gillett Foundation released results of a survey that found 90 per cent of Australians agreed more needed to be spent on temporary bike lanes

On this weeks program Chris talks to Cr Jackie Fristacky (Yarra City Council) and Dan Kneipp, CEO (Amy Gillett Foundation).

Jackie Fristacky discusses what actions Yarra Council are doing to support active transport and local businesses during COVID19 including pop-ups for businesses and potential changed use of Park Street in Carlton North to ease pressure on the Capital City Trail/Linear Park. Watch the upcoming Yarra Council meeting on 23 June 2020 for a officers report update.

As the new AGF CEO, Dan Kneipp speaks about #TempBikeLanes campaign, supporting cycling initiatives during and beyond COVID19 ("No Lycra in sight: Why more women aren't cycling or walking"), AGFs recent youGov survey results ("Almost nine-in-10 Australians support pop up bike lane plan"), his observations on Australian cycling advocacy and responding to criticism of the foundation.  

It's 3CR June Station Appeal time: we know many of you are doing it tough. So this call-out for donations is for those of you who can afford it. If you can, please dig deep to ensure that 3CR stays alive and thrives. You'll also keep Yarra Bicycle Users Group Radio on 3CR on-air as there's not many (if any?) dedicated cycling radio programs like us in Australia!

 

Monday 10:00am to 10:30am
Yarra Bicycle Users Group promotes urban cycling. Providing support to campaigns to improve cycling conditions and awareness; demystifies cycling technology and helps to reveal the diversity of cyclists, from children to commuters to lobbyists.

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Chris, Faith, Val and Steve

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