Talking to Julian O'Shea about truckzillas

Monday, 14 August 2023 - 10:00am to 10:30am
'If your vehicle can’t fit in the lane. It’s shouldn’t be allowed on the road. Dangerous design creeping into Melbourne' Image: Julian O'Shea

On this weeks program Chris talks to Julian O'Shea, creator of educational videos about design, cities and interesting places, about recent media articles related to pick up trucks aka truckzillas on Australian streets. You can watch Julian on youtube, tiktok, insta and the platform formerly known as twitter

Our discussion includes lower speed limits, use of public space, cities like Paris taking action, driver distraction, vehicle design and making your voice heard, especially with City of Melbourne - Future Streets Framework 2030

Local news includes keep an eye out for debris and punctures in the Welllington Street bike lanes in Collingwood, call out for action to support Kerferd Road cycling infrastructure at Port Phillip Council meeting on Wednesday 16 August, come along to the Community opening of the St Kilda Road bike lanes on 11am Sunday 27th August next to M-pavilion, opposite the National Gallery of Victoria and the public hearings of the Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee: Inquiry into the impact of road safety behaviours on vulnerable road users

Program music

Cycling Is Fun – Shonen Knife

Tycho - Time to run

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.


Chris, Faith, Val and Steve