The Act Auditor-General’s 2017 Report on community paths is damming and provides plenty of warning that the ACT Government needs to get on top of path maintenance. The most obvious thing is the lack of regular inspections.
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Maintenance costs on concrete paths $302-683 million by 2030
Using ACT Government data from their portal and 2017 ACT Auditor General report, canberra.bike has estimated that the maintenance cost on the ACT Government concrete paths will lie between $302-683 million by 2030. The ACT Auditor General recommends making provisions for this.
Safe Speed: promoting safe walking and cycling by reducing traffic speed
Safer walking and cycling is most easily achieved by reducing traffic speed. We have known this for over a decade but do too little to curb road speeds. A remarkable report summarises the Australian cycling problem as we find it today: Dr Jan Garrard, Safe Speed: promoting safe walking and cycling by reducing traffic speed, Heart Foundation, City of Port Phillip and City of Yarra, Victoria, November 2008.
Section 3.3 The Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019
The Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019 expects cost of road congestion in Canberra to increase to $504 million in 2031, up from $289 million in 2016.
Section 3.2 National Cycling Participation Survey (NCPS)
Different to other surveys, it tells us about cycling in Australia and Canberra over the last decade.
National Cycling Participation Survey: ACT related data on cycling
The National Cycling Participation Survey tells us how Canberrans use their bike and what they think about cycling.
Section 4.2 Cycling injuries to children
Cycling injuries are far more common than fatalities.