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July 2018

Moreland strategy

Moreland earmarks mighty progress

The City of Moreland has released its draft Integrated Transport Strategy, and it is a progressive and exciting plan that gives good priority to bike riding.

Recall: Close shave with Timemachine

The City of Moreland has released its draft Integrated Transport Strategy, and it is a progressive and exciting plan that gives good priority to bike riding. The paper argues that transport is more than just getting from one place to another and says it “provides us with the freedom and flexibility to come together and live […]

Bikes great for business in Denmark

More bikes in the street is more than just a fashion trend – it is at the core productivity and growth – according to Denmark’s top business lobby.

Bike Futures shows Tassie the (cycle)way

On 5 July about 100 engineers, planners, designers, researchers and decision-makers from local and state government, private business and the University of Tasmania came together to hear why separated cycleways are a good idea for Tasmania.

Moving from cars to active transport

Tackling Tasmania’s car addiction is the first step towards moving people towards active transport options according to our Bike Futures presenter and transport planner, Knowles Tivendale.
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Share bikes come to Canberra

As more dockless share bike companies quit Australia, Canberra is readying itself for its own share bike trial.
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Drivers missing texting message

An alarming new study has found that people who drive are more concerned with the “fear of missing out” than by the fear of crashing while texting and driving.

Footpath riding pressure mounts

Pressure to increase the age of footpath riding continues in NSW thanks to help from Independent Member for Sydney Alex Greenwich.

Dutch experience provides blueprint

The recent Bike Futures seminar heard from Dr Elliot Fishman, fresh from his latest study tour of The Netherlands, on how infrastructure can encourage cycling.
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Tour de France rest day recap

On the first rest day of this year's Tour de France, we take a look back and recap all the action from the first week of racing.

Sydney surges ahead with separation

The City of Sydney’s head of Cycling Strategy, Fiona Campbell, was a big hit at the recent Bike Futures seminar, showing how separated cycleways could be retrofitted into old city streets.