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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.

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Australian Walking and Cycling Conference Goes Nationwide in 2021

As we all continue to adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Walking and Cycling Conference Inc. is pleased to announce...

Spin, Segway, Self Driving Scooters Here Now

The developers claim that this new technology could lead to a 10x increase in the number of rides per scooter per...

Clip On Ebike Power Within Seconds

Brooklyn / New York / USA Despite the boom in ebike sales over recent years, there are still far...

First Ride Impressions of LEV’s Just Landed in Australia

Brisbane / Queensland EMoS is a Brisbane based brand that’s pioneering the approval process and importation of a range...

Bird Develops Skid Detection System

Skid detection is an important safety and compliance feature that has the potential to deliver significant security benefits to both riders...

Now, Even Lego Has a Cargo Bike!

Billund / Denmark In a sign of the times, Lego’s new City Shopping Street pack, released on 1st January...

Harley-Davidson Ebike Launch Generates Blaze of Publicity

Famous American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has just launched its first production ebike and with it, a whole new brand and company division.

Australia Takes a Step Towards Legalising Scooters and Other Micromobility

Canberra, ACT Australia’s National Transport Commission (NTC) has released its recommendations for common micromobility legislation across all Australian States...

Free Planning Guide For Cycle Logistics Hubs Published

Copenhagen / Denmark City Changer Cargo Bike (CCCB) is a collaboration of 20 partners including cities, research institutions, NGOs,...

Oslo Gets Serious About Micromobility

Oslo / Norway The City of Oslo has seen a 77% increase in bicycle traffic since passing a dedicated...

From Big Auto to Big Electric

Washington DC / USA It was bound to happen sooner or later. On 17th November 2020, 28 USA corporations...

Shared Micromobility Company Pony Wins Start Up Prize

Brussels / Belgium The European Startup Prize for mobility (EUSP) is an EU-founded Acceleration and Investment Programme for sustainable...

Why Are Some Countries So Much Safer for Cycling Than Others?

Washington DC / USA The USA’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently published its first bicycle safety report in...

Dockless Ebike Share – A First Time User’s Perspective

I deliberately did not go online to read any instructions in advance. I wanted to see what the experience would be...

The Bicycle Universe in 30 Minutes

Sydney / NSW ABC’s Radio National has produced an excellent 30 minute summary of the history of cycling worldwide,...

BBC Produces Documentary on the Bike Boom

London / UK In December 2020 the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released an interesting new 23 minute documentary about...

Northern Rivers Rail Trail Passes Important Milestone

Murwillumbah / NSW New South Wales state government funding has allowed preliminary work and a tender process for the...

Bare Creek Bike Park Opens

Sydney/NSW On Saturday 12th December the Bare Creek Bike Park was officially opened. Located in the heart of Sydney’s...

Murray to Mountains Rail Trail Extension Underway

One of Australia’s longest and most heavily used rail trails is being extended by a further 30 kilometres. The...

Shared Micromobility Company Pony Wins Start Up Prize

Brussels / Belgium The European Startup Prize for mobility (EUSP) is an EU-founded Acceleration and Investment Programme for sustainable...
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Autonomous Vehicles – Will Active Transportation Rights Prevail?

Washington DC / USA Many people think that autonomous vehicles are still decades away, but with major trials already...

Plan to Reclaim 800 km of Sydney Roads for People

The architects behind the redesign of Central Station want to take 100,000 cars off the road by transforming Sydney's residential streets from...

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.

We Don’t Need These Killers in Australia!

For micromobility to flourish, people need to feel safe on our roads. Over the past couple of years, I have been alarmed and dismayed to see a rapid acceleration in the number of ‘hyper macho pickup trucks’ being imported from the USA and appearing on our streets.

What’s the Future of Micromobility in Australia?

By Justin McCulloch* Over the past five years, Australia has had a strained relationship with micromobility. We’ve seen everything...

What Will a Biden Presidency Mean for Micromobility?

I write these words on Sunday 8th November, (Australian time) moments after Joe Biden claimed victory in the...

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...

Australia Takes a Step Towards Legalising Scooters and Other Micromobility

Canberra, ACT Australia’s National Transport Commission (NTC) has released its recommendations for common micromobility legislation across all Australian States...

New Green, Micromobility Friendly Plan Approved for Paris

Paris / France Over recent years Paris has already been making the news for all the right reasons when...

Two of NYC’s Iconic Bridges to Get Dedicated Bike Lanes

New York City / New York / USA Some new protected lane infrastructure announcements are more significant than others...

Taking Lanes on Key Melbourne Arterial Road

Melbourne / Victoria Many Melbourne residents and some visitors would be familiar with Heidelberg Road which is one of...
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