Why Am I Launching the Micromobility Report?

There’s an old but enduring saying, ‘A picture says a thousand words.’ Why am I launching the Micromobility Report? Just one look at the photo of my then three year old granddaughter riding her balance bike in the park says it all.

Is It Fair We’ve Virtually Legislated the Necessity to Own a Car?

By Christian Haag* Decades of transport planning policy that has given the car unchallenged primacy of place has proved and continues to prove destructive to...

New Electric Vehicles Importer Secures National Distribution

On 30th September 2020 e-Motion Concepts (eMC) and Ride Sports announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding for exclusive rights for distribution, sales...

How Many Electric Scooters Are Being Sold in Australia?

Many bike shops refuse to sell electric scooters and not without valid reasons. In most Australian states they’re still illegal to ride,...

What Do Tesla’s Battery Day Announcements Mean for Micromobility?

After months of largely Coronavirus induced logistical delays, on Tuesday 21st September, Tesla finally presented their much hyped and anticipated ‘Battery Day’...

Canyon Unveils Velomobile Concept Vehicle

German based manufacturer Canyon is best known for making high end carbon fibre bikes for road racing and mountain biking.

Sub 7kg Ebike Sets New Guinness World Record

Mechanical engineer Dennis Freiburg from Germany has set the Guinness World Record for the lightest ever e-bike prototype with a design that...

European Cargo Bike Sales Growing at Over 50% Per Year

Results of a comprehensive European Union funded survey into the cargo bike industry’s sales suggest that sales across Europe are likely to...

Bicycles Ride Into Federal Parliament

On 8th October, Australia’s peak cycling advocacy group, We Ride Australia, announced the establishment of Parliamentary Friends of Cycling – the culmination of more...

London Cyclist Numbers More Than Double Year on Year

The number of cyclists in London has grown by nearly 120 per cent as people have turned to bikes as their transport method of...

A Metre Finally Matters in Victoria Too!

After years of lagging behind the rest of Australia, on 7th October 2020 the Victorian government has finally announced that it pass safe passing...

Brisbane CBD To Install Separated Bike Lane Trial Immediately

Over the past decade the Brisbane City Council has spent more money on cycling infrastructure than possibly any other local government in Australia. But this...

Greater Manchester Announces $153 Million Cycling Project

Greater Manchester is the third largest urban area in the UK with approximately 2.8 million residents. It is also the home of former champion...

BBC Gives Comprehensive Summary of European Covid-19 Cycling Boom

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has produced both a 30 minute TV program and comprehensive news article summarising the European-wide increase in both cycling...

Cardboard Cut-out Pump Tracks!

A mountain biker based in Turin, Italy has invented a unique solution for quickly, cheaply and easily installing a pump track. Davide Reina’s goal was...

Funding Announced for Long Awaited Tasmanian Rail Trail Expansion

The North East Recreational Trail has the potential to become a world class recreational cycling route from central Launceston to Scottsdale, a...

Mt Stromlo Forest Park Opens More Trails

In a press release on 29th August 2020, Andrew Barr, Chief Minister for the ACT Government announced that four kilometres of Stromlo...

$9.5 Million State Government Matching Funding Announced for Bundaberg to Gin Gin Rail Trail

On Wednesday 19th August the Queensland state government announced $9.5 million in funding to match local council funding to build the first...

Huge Ridership and Business Generated by Newly Opened Rail Trail

Victoria has long led Australia in terms of the construction and ridership of rail trails. The state now boasts and extensive network,...

WA Government Announces $20 Million For Cycle Trails

On Saturday 8th August 2020 Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan announced $20 million of new funding for cycle trails in Perth and...

Will Your Customers Start Hiring and Subscribing to Bikes Instead of Buying?

Tech savvy media commentators, futurists and other technophiles are very eager to tell anyone prepared to listen that this is the age...
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Churchill Fellowship Awarded to Brisbane Based Micromobility Researcher

Michael Roth, Principal Consultant (Mobility Policy) at Veitch Lister Consulting in Brisbane has won Auto Skills Australia Churchill Fellowship to understand how...

Designing Streets for Kids – Major New Guide Published

On 6th August 2020 the National Association of City Transport Officials (NACTO) released a 216 page guide entitled Designing Streets for Kids.

Major Survey of Cycling Attitudes Yields Promising Results

Bicycles Online, Australia’s largest specialist online bicycle retailer, recently conducted a survey of 2,180 people Australia-wide via a wide range of sources...

Melbourne Installs First Dutch Style Intersection

On Sunday 3rd November the Victorian state government announced a $1.6 million upgrade of cycling infrastructure for the corner of Albert and Lansdowne streets.

Is It Fair We’ve Virtually Legislated the Necessity to Own a Car?

By Christian Haag* Decades of transport planning policy that has given the car unchallenged primacy of place has proved and continues to prove destructive to...

Four Children Killed, ‘Riding Bikes’

On 2nd February 2020 I woke up early on a Sunday morning to the news that the previous evening, four young children,...

Why Micromobility Deserves Government Support

I’ve always been an analytical type of person. Show me the numbers! Then I’ll make decisions based upon the data

Letter from America – December 2019

What Should Our Industry be Doing about Climate Change? Nothing brings an issue into sharper focus than a study...

A Metre Finally Matters in Victoria Too!

After years of lagging behind the rest of Australia, on 7th October 2020 the Victorian government has finally announced that it pass safe passing...

Brisbane CBD To Install Separated Bike Lane Trial Immediately

Over the past decade the Brisbane City Council has spent more money on cycling infrastructure than possibly any other local government in Australia. But this...

Greater Manchester Announces $153 Million Cycling Project

Greater Manchester is the third largest urban area in the UK with approximately 2.8 million residents. It is also the home of former champion...

City of Geneva to Subsidise ‘Soft Mobility’

The city of Geneva in Switzerland is the nation’s second most populous city with 1.26 million in its greater urban area. It’s best known...
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Bicycles Ride Into Federal Parliament

On 8th October, Australia’s peak cycling advocacy group, We Ride Australia, announced the establishment of Parliamentary Friends of Cycling – the culmination of more...

London Cyclist Numbers More Than Double Year on Year

The number of cyclists in London has grown by nearly 120 per cent as people have turned to bikes as their transport method of...

Is It Fair We’ve Virtually Legislated the Necessity to Own a Car?

By Christian Haag* Decades of transport planning policy that has given the car unchallenged primacy of place has proved and continues to prove destructive to...

Cardboard Cut-out Pump Tracks!

A mountain biker based in Turin, Italy has invented a unique solution for quickly, cheaply and easily installing a pump track. Davide Reina’s goal was...

A Metre Finally Matters in Victoria Too!

After years of lagging behind the rest of Australia, on 7th October 2020 the Victorian government has finally announced that it pass safe passing...

Brisbane CBD To Install Separated Bike Lane Trial Immediately

Over the past decade the Brisbane City Council has spent more money on cycling infrastructure than possibly any other local government in Australia. But this...

Greater Manchester Announces $153 Million Cycling Project

Greater Manchester is the third largest urban area in the UK with approximately 2.8 million residents. It is also the home of former champion...

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