Introducing Stonnington Bicycle User Group: on this weeks program Chris chats to Alex Stott from the recently created Stonnington Bicycle User Group about getting started, local issues like Chapel Street safety, getting council to recognise their own climate emergency declaration, Make cycling safer and more accessible in Stonnington petition, upcoming meetings and events for the BUG and following them on facebook(link is external) and twitter.

Bicycle themed news includes Yarra’s Transport Strategy 2022-2032 being passed unanimously, bittersweet news with Boroondara Council approving their Bicycle Strategy 2022 – 2032 but removing Glass Creek / Jacka Trail from the strategy, Port Phillip Bicycle User Group doing a community bike ride along in newly installed treatments, a survey on Bicycle helmets, healthy transport choices and road safety, newly opened Diamond Creek Trail extension and some light reading, especially for mainstream media with “Does news coverage of traffic crashes affect perceived blame and preferred solutions?