Critical Mass bike lift outside Franco Cozzo, Hopkins Street Footscray, 23 February 2024. Credit: Freya Clough Good

Critical Mass goes west + Build the Franco Cozzo Link: on todays program we take a audio journey, riding out west on Friday 23 February 2024, with Critical MassBike West, Kidical Mass Melbourne, Joseph Road Precinct Action Group, Snuff Puppets, Extinction Rebellion and over two hundred of their best friends to demand safer pedestrian and cycling environment in Melbournes western suburbs after decades of neglect, under funding and industrial areas now becoming residental, demanding the Franco Cozzo Link be built and good news with in principal support from Maribyrnong Council and VicRoads to lower the speed limit on Hopkins Road, Footscray.

Thank you to Freya Clough Good for recording the audio (and excellent vibes), interviews include numerous Critical Mass participants pre and post ride, Pierre Vairo, Joseph Road Precinct Action Group, Kim from XR Victoria, David EttershankDr Tim Read and Cr Bernadette Thomas.

Program music

Shonen Knife, Cycling is fun

Tycho, Montana