Robert Lechte: Cyclists road deaths are a national health emergency: on this weeks program Chris interviews Robert Lechte about his recent Crikey article: Cyclists’ road deaths are a national health emergency. Where’s the outcry? including issues in the aftermath of Angus Collins death at Footscray Road, normalising of road violence, prioritising traffic throughput over human life, reactionary attitudes, parking use, ABC Melbourne: What can we do to create a safer cycling infrastructure? and working towards visionary solutions on our streets

Local news includes welcome return of the College Street Cycleway in Sydney which took eight years (previous YarraBUG Radio programs: 16 Feb 2015, 22 June 2015, 1 Feb 2016) City of Yarra bike maintenance workshop, Bike Garage Sale at Park/Canning Street (18 Feb) Bike Rave Melbourne: Monster Parade (18 Feb) and World Naked Bike Ride enjoying a lovely Sunday roll through naarm/Melbourne streets

Love listening to 3CR? Then become a subscriber in 2023! When subscribing, please nominate YarraBUG Radio. By becoming a subscriber, you’re helping us to remain fiercely independent and free of commercials and corporate influence

Program music

Cycling is fun – Shonen Knife

Parallel 6 – Four Tet

Cycling – Sonia Killmann