Talking to Alice Prior: improving walking and cycling for parents and kids

Monday, 3 August 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am
"Kids must get back on track to fitness" Sunday Herald Sun, 2nd August 2020

On this weeks program, Chris speaks to Alice Prior from Parent's Voice about their recent poll that found 94 per cent of Australian parents support greater government investment in infrastructure so parents and children can safely walk, cycle and scoot to school. We chat about the things anyone can do to improve moving about their suburb and future changes needed for happier, healthy communities.

Cycling-themed news: Victoria deals with the heartbreak and complexities of Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions until mid September, while in better news, Boris Johnsons UK government recently launched a £2 billion package for cycling and walking, which includes 150 miles of protected cycle track, bicycles to be prescribed on the NHS and more.

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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