I spent some time in Melbourne recently and walked to work - Royal Parade Parkville. I walked on a shared path with the official bike lane to the side of the road. I must say I found the cyclists quite disconcerting as they silently…"
"While the south is a rough one way commute vastly in need of upgrading, the north is a real challenge at times with people walking and some with luggage. It is the only spot where I get real abuse from walkers, any I often use…"
"I also ask, but only once have I been taken up on the offer.
On cyclist asked to borrow my pump lamenting his shift to CO2.
Most cyclists look back knowingly and say they are ok.
I am actually surprised at the number of people who offer help when I…"
"I really hope you give it a go.
I don't know the area, but my southern commute is 23-24k and takes about 1.10-1.20 depending on my mood and the wind. I have a slower commuter bike and carry heavy panniers. I am looking an a new…"
"400m is a common figure applied in urban planning as a guide to locating facilities for convenience of pedestrians so that they will be used. We perhaps need to remember that such rules of thumb/guidelines need to accommodate the infirm and…"