Is cycling on roads getting safer?

The risk of riders dying on Australian roads is declining but there’s still a lot to be done to make cycling safer; better infrastructure is at the top of the list

Is cycling on roads getting safer?


Do we still need good neighbours?

It seems clear we have less to do with our neighbours than in the past but it doesn’t appear to be a big problem for most of us; there are some though who would benefit a lot from good neighbours

Do we still need good neighbours?


Do bicycle helmets work?

The cycling helmet law is contentious, but it’s time to call bullshit on those who reckon bicycle helmets are useless or, worse, actually increase the risk of injury

Do bicycle helmets work?


Is it time to get serious about road pricing?

Recent positive comments by urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher indicate it’s time for governments to actively pursue implementing road pricing in Australia

Is it time to get serious about road pricing?


Does having the funds make a poor project OK?

The extra $10 billion the Victorian government is getting from the sale of the port of Melbourne doesn’t suddenly turn a poor project like a station at South Yarra into something worth doing

Does having the funds make a poor project OK?


Shouldn’t we have an Australian Museum of Popular Music?

The demolition of Melbourne’s Palace Theatre suggests it’s time to create a museum that showcases the history and breadth of the Australian popular music industry

Shouldn’t we have an Australian Museum of Popular Music?


Shouldn’t every state have a one-metre cycling law?

The one-metre overtaking law sends the message that cycling matters, is here to stay, is going to get bigger, and motorists must adapt their behaviour and attitudes

Shouldn’t every state have a one-metre cycling law?