Talking to Rachel about ecargo bikes, building community and Lug+Carrie

Monday, 7 November 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
'Families switching to fun, fuss-free school runs through Ride & Stride e-cargo bike trials' Image credit: Zero Carbon Merri-bek

On this weeks program Chris chats to Rachel Niekrasz, Community Manager at Lug+Carrie in Fitzroy about how she got started with ecargobikes, families looking at ecargo bikes for the school run and more, Tern GSD ('Get stuff done') and Tern HSD models, Luggie+Carries weekly subscription model, building community amongst ecargobike users, workshops, ongoing support, build your own bike and more.

Bicycle-themed news includes what's happening (or not) at COP27 for active transport, Partnership for Active Travel and Health COP27 letter to governments and cities (also signed by Streets Alive Yarra & YarraBUG), Greenpeace Netherlands protest at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, University of Oxford: Obsessing over electric cars is impeding the race to net zero: More active travel is essential, Critical Mass Naarm Melbourne heading to Sydney Road on Friday 18 November and work on St Kilda Road bike lanes connecting with dedicated lanes on Princes Bridge.

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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