What is Equity in Transport + active transport news

Monday, 1 July 2024 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Step Away From The Car 2.0: What is Equity in Transport?

On this weeks program Chris introduces another segment from Step Away From The Car 2.0 and discusses local news including Made Australia show at DISC (see bikes of naarm), Melburn Roobaix - Hell of the Northcote, Tour de France 2024, and some good news for a change, including Darebin Council voting for a modal filter trial on South Crescent, Northcote, and from Streets Alive Glen Eira, news about a proposed protected, on-road, bi-directional bike lane on Queens Avenue, potentially connecting the Frankston and Djerring Trails.

Local news includes Have your say on City of Melbourne’s draft design plan for greener and better connected riding lanes on Queensberry Street by 5pm Thursday 8 August, bicycle repair stations finally being installed in Yarra, Micromobility Report article on Yarra Council expanded 30km/h trial, two Melbourne Moves studies, Beyond the traffic jam and Shifting GearsParis to Transition to Cargo Bike Delivery During and After Olympic Games, Trove cycling highlight and briefly touching upon the impact that Transurban has had on Melbourne transport priorities since 1995.

Step Away from the Car: What is Equity in Transport? Turns out it’s a UN Sustainable Development Goal, and an Australian project aims to “transform planning practices towards planning for ALL people”. Project lead Dr Lisa Stafford from the University of Tasmania has the added expertise of getting around in a wheelchair.

Program music

True Love Always, Bicycle Rider

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.


Chris, Faith, Val and Steve