Four-Point Revolt Against Canberra’s ‘King’ Cars

Pedal Apwer ACT document

Canberra, ACT ACT bike advocacy group Pedal Power has launched a four-point plan for Active Travel in Canberra, hoping to give the Territory’s government greater focus and urgency after it released its own Draft Active Travel Plan. With public submissions on the government’s draft scheduled to close today, Pedal Power’s four-point strategy calls for greater…

Epic Scooter Journey a Life Lesson for Uni

Person riding scooter on country road

Melbourne, Victoria E-Scooters might be celebrated as a leading player in the micromobility revolution, but a Japanese adventurer is choosing a kick scooter to travel from Melbourne to Cairns. The 23-year-old – who identifies himself only by his first name, Uni – is building a network of fans in regional Australia as he undertakes the…

Helping Employers and Their Staff to Make the Move

Make the Move

Canberra, ACT On 26th May ACT’s Minister for Emissions Reduction Shane Rattenbury announced funding for a new pilot program called Make the Move. “Now that the ACT has shifted to 100% renewable electricity, transport emissions are by far the ACT’s biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, at over 60%,” Minister Rattenbury said. “That’s why we…

Over 900% Return On Investment in Active Travel

Active Travel in London

A new research paper by a trio of leading transport academics has found an economic benefit to the tune of £724 million has been recognised on £80 million in active travel investment.

Authored by University of Westminster Professor of Transport Rachel Aldred, Dr James Woodcock and Dr Anna Goodman, the paper is titled: ‘Major investment in active travel in outer London: impacts on travel behaviour, physical activity and health.’