Katie Falkiner: challenges & opportunities for ecargobikes

Monday, 19 December 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
"This was the parking at our class picnic the other week in inner north Melbourne. There’s a company called Lug and Carrie offering rentals. Someone the other day referred to the Tern cargos they rent as ‘the Subaru of the Inner North’. Life changing and very cost effective."

On our last show for the 2022 before a well-deserved break, Chris chats to Katie Falkiner about her ecargobike epiphany during the covid-19 lockdowns, public transport, dealing the inner east school run, transport equity for women, micromobility, wayfinding, getting active transport options for greater Melbourne area, Can kerbside bicycle lanes increase cycling during a pandemic? A case study from Melbourne, introducing bicycle riding requirements in drivers license tests, economic benefits of cycling, challenges to behaviour change, improving transport integration, incentives for ebikes, local advocacy space and new rideselectric project.

Local bicycle news includes VicRoads Pop up Bike Lanes Survey and please consider making a submission supporting active transport in the Federal Governments 2023-24 Pre-Budget submissions before Friday 27 January 2023.

Yarra Bicycle Users Group Radio on 3CR
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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