The COVID-19 lockdowns had an upside. It caused us to rethink what is important and provided opportunities for trialling cycle infrastructure (tactical urbanism). The United Kingdom (UK) recognised the opportunity, as did many other countries. The ACT never got off the mark. We could learn much from the UK.
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Active travel investment: 2020 ACT Election
If we want to get the job done, how much is really enough? Comparing the active travel pledges from the major parties at the 2020 ACT Election with historic benchmarks.
Section 2.3: Go Dutch: Propensity to Cycle Tool analysis
Men cycle more than women in the ACT: for every woman cycling, there are two men. In English speaking countries this is the norm, however, in Europe women and men are just as likely to ride. It could happen here, too.
Section 2.1 The UK approach to network design
We cannot make a baby without a baby-making machine.
Section 2.2 The Propensity to Cycle Tool
Making sensible cycling investment requires an understanding of what good cycling infrastructure is and also where to build it. The UK Propensity to Cycle Tool suggests where routes are need most. Watch the video below.