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The upcoming election and committment to cycling infrastructure (or lackthereof)

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Mar 3, 2014. 15 Replies

In the 2013 election, the Liberal government in WA promised to spend an additional $30 million on cycling…Continue

Tags: election, funding, infrastructure, advocacy

Cities for People

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken the Dane Nov 28, 2013. 5 Replies

I've been reading Jan Gehl's 2010 book "Cities for People" and think that he made a few excellent points.The book itself can be summarised in one diagram (see page 239 on the…Continue

Barriers to Cycling (pesky bollards and other barriers)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Jorgensen Jan 31, 2014. 101 Replies

Hi all, I'm starting this thread in the hope that we can start to document the variety of bollards and furniture placed on cycle paths, that are dangerous or otherwise unnecessary and highly…Continue


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Latest Activity

Andrew K liked Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion BISA's comments on SA 20 year infrastructure discussion paper
Aug 6
Andrew K liked heather's discussion Movement and Transport Planning
May 11
Andrew K replied to Mark's discussion eBike Battery Advice
"I've found Paul at EM3ev to be very helpful, but shipping batteries from China is now a major drama. Basically you can only ship them in shipping containers so it takes a long time."
Apr 2
Andrew K replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection
"Yes, slip lanes put cyclists and pedestrians at additional risk and serve no benefit to motorists in heavy traffic anyway. Slip lanes basically just increase the variance in travel times between light and heavy traffic. The solution to rat-running…"
Apr 2
Andrew K replied to heather's discussion shared paths
"As a pedestrian I prefer to be dinged at if the cyclist is riding at any sort of speed, but I want some fair warning, not to be dinged at the very moment the cyclist is overtaking, which can be quite alarming."
Apr 2
Andrew K replied to Gillo's discussion Permanent cyclists dismount signs on pathways
""Cyclists dismount" is basically a cop-out due to bad-design/limited funding to do the job properly. Such signs assume that all cyclists are able-bodied and are able to dismount in the first place..."
Apr 2
Andrew K replied to Lynda Yates's discussion Anzac Hwy black spot Gordon St to Adelphi Tce
"This begs the question, why are Councillors in Australia ignorant of international best practise design guidelines. "Dutch-Like" when used to describe Australian/British infrastructure is usually nothing like what is considered best…"
Sep 26, 2018
Andrew K replied to heather's discussion shared paths
"As a pedestrian and cyclist I prefer bell ringing, but it needs to be done well in advance -  don't ring your bell just a few seconds before passing a pedestrian or you can often startle them."
Jul 20, 2018
Andrew K replied to Tony P's discussion Potential death trap along Mike Turtur bike path - Plympton Park tram / pedestrian / bike crossing
"They should just get rid of the stupid maze/zig zag and make the crossing parallel to the tramline. The two-phase crossing means that cyclists and pedestrians alike ignore the crossing timings and just cross when they feel like it. The tight fenced…"
Apr 24, 2018
Andrew K replied to Peter B's discussion Is it legal to ride on the footpath when there is a bicycle lane present?
"Exactly! Just another case of a police officer not knowing the road rules..."
Apr 24, 2018
Andrew K liked Rusty's discussion Operation "Safe cycling"
Jan 19, 2018

Profile Information

What bikes do you ride?
Trusty commuter steed: Giant Boulder with hub motor and 600Wh (capacity) LiFePO4 battery
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute, Mountain Biking

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At 8:12 on November 23, 2012, heather said…

Hi Andrew,
Like the link you provided of
You might like to join and post info on my AC group of Look For Cyclists at
Or receive the advocacy newsletter of BUG News.
Cheers, Heather

At 17:16 on April 20, 2012, Gawler Wheeler said…

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