Premier highlights pandemic need to remake our streets and urban areas

While watching and listening to the Premier's press conference on Wednesday 9 September, I was struck by the outline by the Premier in answer to a journalist question on the changes to the urban streetscape to allow hospitality and other economic activity to restart in a Covid-safe manner. "I fully expect ... that when some … Continue reading Premier highlights pandemic need to remake our streets and urban areas

Moreland moves to expand Pedestrian and cycling infrastructure in the pandemic

At the July Council meeting Moreland Council outlined a pro-active response to Covid 19 and the need to provide alternatives to public transport and more room for physical distancing in the street environment for pedestrians and cyclists. As awareness sinks in during stage 4 pandemic lockdown, it is clear we need to adapt how we … Continue reading Moreland moves to expand Pedestrian and cycling infrastructure in the pandemic

Cycling an essential element for Covid19 pandemic transport response

Moreland Council meeting on 13 May 2019 adopted a Councillor resolution on Transport with some support for cycling, including fast-tracking speed limit reduction in local areas to 40kms, priority be given to pedestrian and cyclist at signals and crossings, requesting a state government grants program to deliver active transport improvements, and bringing forward protected cycling … Continue reading Cycling an essential element for Covid19 pandemic transport response