Local governments are natural advocates for active transport. With important and established responsibilities for local roads, footpaths, cycling paths and activity centre planning, local government has a lot to offer on active transport.
Here are our latests posts on the topic.
Four members of the DoT Active Transport Team discuss the learnings from the recent pop-up cycle lanes in Melbourne and suburbs.
Cycling & Federal election forum
Watch a recording of the forum with MPs and candidates from all the major parties discussing cycling.
Cycling & the federal election
An online forum about Cycling and the Federal election. Hear from all major parties to discover which party loves cycling as much as you do!
Victoria Walks: Understanding Pedestrian Crashes
Victoria Walks’ Duane Burtt presented the latest results of research into pedestrian crashes to the MTF November meeting.
New walking ambassador Cr Jodi Jackson
Talk the walk and walk the talk with our new walking ambassador
Study finds massive interest in cycling
July’s meeting featured two fascinating presentations on cycling in the city, including new research that shows more interest in bike riding than previously documented.
MTF confirms ABC as strategic direction for 21-22
The March MTF meeting adopted a strategic plan for 20-21. The Plan focuses on Active transport, Buses and Choices.
Local flexibility on speed limits
Local flexibility on speed limits is a quick and low-cost way to make cycling safer and more popular
GETTING THE WHEELS TURNING, FAST AND ALMOST FREE
Former mayors want to make the most of COVID inspired walking and cycling by making it easier for councils to lower speed limits on local side roads.