Making things better: talking advocacy with Ruth Jelley and Paul Baker

Monday, 25 March 2024 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Left: Streets Alive Darebin South Crescent ride. Right: Paul Baker riding the rail trails

On this week show Chris chats with Ruth Jelley and Paul Baker about making things better by getting involved with local advocacy.

First interview (3.04 mark) Ruth discusses South Crescent issues after a Streets Alive Darebin ride held on Saturday 23 March 2024.

Second interview: (6.40 mark) Paul Baker chats about his pathway from starting off riding BMX as a kid, commuting, workplace bicycle user groups, the June 2022 'halt' of the roll out of protected cycling lanes in Melbourne, organising #comerailtrailwithme bike trail rides and getting elected to the Bicycle Network board. Follow Paul and his adventures on Melbourne Bike Pathsinstagram and strava

Local news includes Critical Mass March ride supporting Port Phillip BUG, Inkerman Street consultation, the Border Run and Bicycle Network discussion session on Wednesday 3 April for people interested in local council elections (Council elections an opportunity for better bike municipalities)

Program music

Shonen Knife, Cycling is fun

Gunnar Olsen, Pedal on

John Butler Trio, Ocean

filous feat. Klei. Bicycle

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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