Ali Wirtz talks about positive changes in Clifton Hill for active transport: continuing with Yarra Bicycle Users Group Radio *summer specials*, Chris talks to Ali Wirtz about the changes she’s observed in Clifton Hill.

Image credit: City of Yarra, Google Maps

Ali discusses local advocacy she’s been involved with, improving pedestrian crossings in Gold Street, observing changes to North Terrace, Wellington Street, Pop up bike lanesHeidelberg Road Link trial lanes, improvements to participation with more shared spaces, lower speed limits and additional cycling infrastructure.

Ali Wirtz is a long term Clifton Hill resident and a Streets Alive Yarra supporter for West Clifton Hill

News includes France says car ads must come with a caveat: Walk, bike or take public transit instead (Washington Post), « Pensez à covoiturer », « prenez les transports en commun » : de nouveaux messages obligatoires sur les publicités automobiles (Le Monde)

Local work notifications include Yarra Council: Yarra Boulevard, Richmond – Flashing light wombat crossings civil works from 5 January for five weeks, Yarra Trams: Swan Street and Wallen Road Bridge, Richmond Swan Street between Dando and Burnley streets Wednesday 2 February to Friday 11 February 2022 then 8pm Friday 11 February 2022 to 5am Saturday 19 February 2022 (24-hour works)