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Seattle Bike Share dead - likely cause MHL

Started this discussion. Last reply by Da Munch Mar 13. 3 Replies

Hi,Picked up on an article that they are shutting down the Seattle Bike Share program, following the breadcrumbs it brings up the article below from December 16 about how the local helmet law make…Continue

Austroads - Distraction and Attitudes Towards Safe Pedestrian Behaviour

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Mar 7, 2016. 10 Replies

Whilst not directed at cyclists, this is the same sort of victim blaming from a motoring group and I have issues with this on so many levels...Austroads is an “association of Australasian road…Continue

New Ped crossing junction Lilyfield Rd/Mary St/James St

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Dec 8, 2015. 18 Replies

I received a consultation letter from either leichhardt council or RMS (I can no longer find it) regarding the installation of a new pedestrian crossing, effectively North/South on the western side…Continue

Tags: Road, Lilyfield

Canadian research - Helmets and hospitalisations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter H Nov 18, 2015. 2 Replies

The latest research on cycling helmets v injuries over 5 years in Canada has concluded that the use of helmets does not affect the rate of hospitalisations.There snap conclusion sums it up as:…Continue

 

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IAnW replied to Bob Moore's discussion Alexandria to Moore Park upgrade- have your say
"I occasionally come down Sydney Park Road before turning left on to Euston Road to pick up small items from the Bunnings on the way in to work.  I then continue on to McEvoy before slaloming up Loveridge, Power, Wyndham to head up to Redfern…"
Monday
IAnW replied to Tim's discussion Austroads report released - Bicycle Safety at Roundabouts
"Sometimes getting there first doesn't seem to matter much. But at least in this instance, if I hadn't stopped for them it would have been a quick pick-up for the hospital..."
May 17
Da Munch replied to IAnW's discussion Seattle Bike Share dead - likely cause MHL
"I was just there and did notice how many police there were, how heavy handed they were (didn't see anything towards cyclists but it's a tiny city, where the high risers are, and sirens were going off all the time) and how every push bike…"
Mar 13
Dabba replied to IAnW's discussion Seattle Bike Share dead - likely cause MHL
"Now Bill, there's another way to reduce the load on your audax rides! It adds a different dimension to "the Lithgow flash". ;-)"
Mar 13
Bill Parker replied to IAnW's discussion Seattle Bike Share dead - likely cause MHL
"This lot would have no problems then? http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-11/world-naked-bike-ride-nimbin/8346220 (warning adult themes)"
Mar 13
IAnW posted a discussion

Seattle Bike Share dead - likely cause MHL

Hi,Picked up on an article that they are shutting down the Seattle Bike Share program, following the breadcrumbs it brings up the article below from December 16 about how the local helmet law make likely kill it which proved to be true.http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/transportation/will-helmet-law-kill-seattles-new-bike-share-program/The article highlights how…See More
Mar 13
IAnW replied to Dan's discussion WITHIMB
"Caught my eye as soon as I saw it.  Haven't been there for years but I think it's centerparcs in the UK.  There are several around but I think Tim's got it with Sherwood Forest."
Jan 13
IAnW replied to Snowy_5's discussion Is there bike storage box on roads in Sydney?
"I went past there again the other day, here's what I am referring to.  Note the arrows pointing to where the white diamonds are to trigger the light."
Sep 6, 2016
IAnW replied to Snowy_5's discussion Is there bike storage box on roads in Sydney?
"They have just finished doing some work on Ultimo Road and I noticed they have created a huge green bike box at the junction with Harris Street going the width of two traffic lanes. The most stupid (and let's face it, typical) thing though is…"
Sep 2, 2016
IAnW replied to Anthony Seiver's discussion Airport Cycleway
"Isn't one of Wasteconnex's statements that its construction will negate the need for traffic to negotiate 43 sets of lights between the west and the airport? How is this affected by the introduction of additional traffic signals at the…"
Mar 24, 2016
kerry liked IAnW's discussion Austroads - Distraction and Attitudes Towards Safe Pedestrian Behaviour
Mar 7, 2016
Adam replied to IAnW's discussion Austroads - Distraction and Attitudes Towards Safe Pedestrian Behaviour
"Agreed"
Mar 7, 2016
Jonathon Troy replied to IAnW's discussion Austroads - Distraction and Attitudes Towards Safe Pedestrian Behaviour
"Surprised you didn't propose MHL for pedestrians!"
Mar 5, 2016
Bob Moore replied to IAnW's discussion Austroads - Distraction and Attitudes Towards Safe Pedestrian Behaviour
"the report does mention that lowering general speed limits are effective, or having ability to vary speed limits according to place and time of day. Also that use of police to enforce better pedestrian behaviour is not cost effective -( but of…"
Mar 5, 2016
Bob Moore replied to IAnW's discussion Austroads - Distraction and Attitudes Towards Safe Pedestrian Behaviour
"Report here. Free download once you sign up to Austroads publications. Also a recent one available on speed limits. https://www.onlinepublications.austroads.com.au/items/AP-R510-16"
Mar 5, 2016
non ministrare sed ministrari replied to IAnW's discussion Austroads - Distraction and Attitudes Towards Safe Pedestrian Behaviour
"No."
Mar 4, 2016

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