Talking about e-scooter trials in Melbourne: on this weeks program Chris chats to Helen, a Carlton resident about her experience with e-scooters, product issues, the one-year trial of Lime and Neuron e-scooters in Melbourne, Yarra, Port Phillip & Ballarat councils, freeing up public transport, disparity of e-scooter legalities in Victoria compared to elsewhere in Australia, criticism and the addition of e-scooters to Melbourne transport modes.

The Age: ‘Thousands jump on city’s e-scooter trial’ 4 Feb 2022 Photographer Penny Stephens

Local news includes Community wins against Bunnings developer in Brunswick, extension of Yarra Councils Moving Forward draft Transport Strategy to 25 April and survey open for Linear Parklands Masterplan to 1 May 2022. This weeks musical interlude is ‘Bicycle Rider‘ from True Love Always