"Heather, I think safety is a greater issue than expense should be.
Australia has a few tunnels that could be considered long (to my knowledge BNE Airport Link is the longest @ 6-7km), but they're short in comparison to tunnels around the world.…"
""I think Wayne was advocating for car tunnels, leaving the surface for parks and walking/cycling trails."
I second that. All the examples I provided send vehicles underground, or eliminate the road altogether.
I'd personally take…"
"My wife & I walked that trail when we visited here years ago and again just after we moved here last winter. We both felt and feel that (an ambitious) goal should be to tunnel all the roads heading into ACC, make the Parklands completely…"
"Heather, I remember a few years ago Belgium was looking at changing the colour of the traffic light poles, something to do with enhancing safety. I do wonder if white, in Australian light & sunshine, wouldn't be too reflective.
I did some…"
"Another brilliant plan shot down in flames. I guess I should have expected that would happen the way things are in Sydney at the moment.
Although last time I was there in October, there were heaps of people out and about on O-bikes and Reddy Go…"
">I'll be grabbing an O- Bike and doing laps of George Street next time I get home for a visit.
Come on, we are talking about the worst city, in the worst state in the worst country in the world for riding bicycles. Of course bicycles are…"
"My wife & I went to the beach yesterday too and in coming back to the city, on the Nth Side of the river, I headed past the turn off /bridge to the shopping centre. It was my wife who stopped us and got us back on track to Dan Murphy's. I…"
"Ignore the headline- Not specifically about cycling, but here's another one about the positive effect on retailers when you take the cars away. Still early days and anecdotal, not scientific, but pretty soon this will be a big win for the CBD…"