Building bridges for Australian bicycle infrastructure: On today’s program Chris talks to Senator Janet Rice about recent leadership shuffles in Canberra, a new Minister for Cities, Greg Hunt trying to reheat East West Link, the Western Distributor and the launch of a Bike Black spot app and Bike Meet up this Saturday 17 October in Carlton North. Local news includes a short Melbourne Brompton Urban Challenge recap, news about an amendment passed at last weeks Yarra Council meeting to get the Wellington St separated lanes finished and Yarra Ride to Work Breakfasts.
Other news includes one-metre passing laws in South Australia, Australia Post launching new stamps with Australian-designed bicycles, “Grinding to a halt: rethink needed on Australian urban transport” report from Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA), parts of Main Yarra Trail closed for maintenance near Cremorne Rail bridge, a petition to Build a Bridge over Merri Creek between Ceres and Beavers Road and VicRoads Community information sessions on Chandler Highway in Fairfield/Kew. Keep up to date for more upcoming events at yarrabug.org/events
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