On this weeks program Chris talks to Sara Stace about her new roles with WSP and Cycling and Walking Australia and New Zealand (CWANZ) and previous NSW government roles, including the 2020 rapid response to COVID-19 including active transport initiatives, Streets as Shared Spaces Program, pop up bike lanes, Space for Health, community expectations, feedback and creating support across different groups.
Local news includes public access to Old Heidelberg Road with City of Yarra considering how the eastern section of Old Heidelberg Road in Alphington is to be used, with feedback closing by 13 June 2021. Watch: 11.5 Old Heidelberg Road Alphington for a public submission from James Tyler from Build Darebin Yarra Link coalition at City of Yarra meeting on 4 August 2020.
It's 3CR Radiothon time: celebrate everything you love about riding your bike by making a donation to keep 3CR Community Radio and the Yarra BUG Radio Show on the air for another year!
Since 2008 the Yarra Bicycle Users Group Radio Show has been sharing the cycling stories of Melbourne, and beyond, Val, Chris, Faith and Steve are joined in the studio every week by the riders, makers, dreamers, planners, adventurers, fixers and bell ringers living, working, riding and passing through Melbourne. Without 3CR many of YOUR cycling stories wouldn't be heard. Here's that link again: GiveNow Yarra BUG Radio Show on 3CR Community Radio
Chris, Faith, Val and Steve