Chris Henning
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  • Rozelle NSW
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Colin replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"Those country folk have their roads, electricity, gas, water, fire brigade, and policing all massively subsidised by people who live in denser areas. "
Nov 19
Colin replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"The area of greater Sydney has the same population as the same area centred on Amsterdam. Same number of people per square kilometre. The difference is that in Sydney that population is spread more thinly over that area, whereas in Amsterdam…"
Nov 19
Bob Moore replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"8 to 80 is a thing, started by Gil Penelosa of Bogota fame. https://www.880cities.org/about-8-80-cities/ What they say is that if a city or bike path is good for an 8 or an 80 year old it is good for everyone."
Nov 16
Bob Moore replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"No doubt the Dutch have some guidelines as to what an average 8 or 80 year old can handle, and the types of path, but there is a big range of abilities at any age. Gradients of paths would be one easy criterion, anything over about 3- 5 % puts…"
Nov 16
back street baron replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"I saw this too one thing stuck out to me was they are want bikes paths for everyone -which they go onto define is 8 to 80 year olds. In my family i have regular cyclist that are both younger and older than that figure."
Nov 16
Tim replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"Quite a good submission really.  Outlines the business case and practical demands. So which political parties are committing to implement it? (ie, who should we be voting for?)"
Nov 15
Bob Moore replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"Bicycle NSW just put this out. Has some good facts and figures, and is calling for an increase to $30 a head. https://bicyclensw.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Budget-Submission-BNSW-2019-20.pdf"
Nov 15
Bob Moore replied to Chris Henning's discussion Spending on roads vs active transport
"The Dutch spend about 30 Euros ($50) per capita,  and have done for decades. As a result they have a very dense network of cyclepaths and cycle friendly streets, and many towns where about 40- 50 % of trips are by bike- much more than Denmark.…"
Nov 14

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Recreational, Touring, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Balmain
Tell us about your bikes
Montague folding bike; Dahon folding bike
About Me:
Overweight depressive. Cycling keeps me more or less cylindrical, and cheers me up.

Chris Henning's Blog

HarbourLink: nice try but no cigar, says Albanese

Posted on January 30, 2009 at 2:30pm 3 Comments

Here's my effort to get HarbourLink built -- and the response.



Dear Mr Albanese,



I am writing in support of federal funding for the HarbourLink project.



I am a resident of Rozelle in Sydney, and a regular cyclist. I ride to work most days.



I also ride on weekends to my mother's house in Mosman, across the Anzac Bridge, through the city and over the Harbour Bridge.



Being middle-aged and not particularly fit, with reflexes not what they once… Continue

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At 9:32pm on November 2, 2008, DamianM said…
Hi Chris

Welcome to Sydneycyclist! (a little belatedly I know, I'm usually more on top of this)

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