Michael Murray
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Michael Murray replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Lost for words on this one.
"That's going to be a problem for the pedestrian I met one day walking down the centre of that cycle lane reading his texts."
Apr 15
Michael Murray replied to heather's discussion warning of feral deer in the Adelaide Hills
"They should all be made to pay rego and wear number plates.  Who do they think paid to build those roads ? "
Apr 15
heather replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection
"My recollection is that some years ago Adelaide City Council supported decreasing the number of left-turn slip lanes to improve safety of vulnerable road users from motor vehicles. Don't know the current ACC policy."
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
Peter B replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection
Apr 1
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection
"Interesting I didn't know that. Thanks.  No sign of that on the other corners at that intersection. "
Apr 1
Kristian Andrejewskis replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection
"I thought slip lanes were being removed/phased out across the board due the high number of crashes and drivers not giving way to pedestrians"
Apr 1
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection
"So from the detail on Steve Marshall's facebook page it seems there won't be any additional LH turn slip lane from Magill westbound to Portrush southbound.  So we can expect a continuation of the rat runners coming off Magill as it…"
Mar 30
Michael Murray posted a discussion

Changes to Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection

The government is planning to make changes at the Portrush Road / Magill Road intersection.  No plans I can see yet except for some TV coverage.  You can register interest herehttps://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/infrastructure/road_projects/magillIf they improved the LH turn off Magill onto Portrush, by moving the slip lane further back up Magill Road for example,  it might decrease the rat runners using Beulah Road which would…See More
Mar 30
Michael Murray replied to Henry's discussion Bike lanes so narrow that even the symbol doesn't fit.
"My memory told me that Frome Road heading north past the University of Adelaide would be one.  But it just fits in ..."
Mar 12
heather replied to Michael Murray's discussion Beulah Road Bicycle Boulevard: Portrush to Fullarton - more is happening
"I referred to the above in the BUG Enews Feb-2019. (Join AC group Adelaide BUG if you want to receive the newsletter.) A reader asked for an image.Will attach screenshot from NPSP Agenda 3-Dec-2018, Item 11.9, Attachment A: Beulah Road…"
Feb 5
heather replied to Michael Murray's discussion Beulah Road Bicycle Boulevard: Portrush to Fullarton - more is happening
"I referred to the above in the BUG Enews Feb-2019. (Join AC group Adelaide BUG if you want to receive the newsletter.) A reader asked for an image.Will attach screenshot from NPSP Agenda 3-Dec-2018, Item 11.9, Attachment A: Beulah Road…"
Feb 5
heather replied to Michael Murray's discussion Beulah Road Bicycle Boulevard: Portrush to Fullarton - more is happening
"Michael, I really like the reminder to 'keep clear' a cycling area. Below I have expanded your note, for people unfamiliar with the area and not wishing to download a large council file.Reference the NPSP Council Agenda…"
Jan 29
heather replied to Michael Murray's discussion Beulah Road Bicycle Boulevard: Portrush to Fullarton - more is happening
"At a 6-Jun-2016 meeting, council agreed to proceed with a final concept design.During investigation, some design and stormwater issues were identified.At a 3-Dec-2018 meeting, council confirmed a final design approach, to enable the detailed design…"
Jan 29
Michael Murray replied to heather's discussion cyclist seriously injured in hit-run 13-Jan-2019
"I wonder how many serious crashes like this involve someone driving with a suspended or cancelled license ? It seems like I keep hearing that phrase.  We have to start having some serious penalties for people for doing this. Otherwise removing…"
Jan 15
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion Beulah Road Bicycle Boulevard: Portrush to Fullarton - more is happening
"OK page 165 forwards of the agenda is a series of google map images of the final plans. Probably the simplest thing to look at.  A few things stood out: Wombat crossing Norwood Primary School (are wombats common in this area .... :-) ) The…"
Jan 9

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What bikes do you ride?
Dawes Super Galaxy, Hillman racing bike, Avanti Cadent 1
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute

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At 10:02 on February 28, 2016, rossmg said…

How ya going! PM me that number if you like - cheers

At 18:19 on July 13, 2011, heather said…
An eclectic mix of cyclists. It takes time to know AC members, and sometimes even gender, when avatars of cycling gear, childhood photos and Cadell. Gradually learn there are mature members, like us. Do you think that your title ever helps when writing cycling advocacy letters and submissions?
At 17:46 on July 13, 2011, heather said…
Professor Murray! In which field?
At 23:50 on June 22, 2009, Gus said…
Hello - welcome to Adelaide Cyclists. I/ we hope you get something from the site. It is a growing community for everyone. Start a blog, post the the forum, add pics or videos or start your own group.

Cheers
Angus
 
 
 

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