The reaction of Ken Travers, Shadow Minister for Transport, has been swift and to the point: Bike plan needs funding to get moving
The Greens, Lyn McLaren, says: (Full comment here)
“The Perth Bicycle Network needs to properly connect with the activity centres identified in Directions 2031. It needs to align to schools, shops and train stations.”
“Half of all car trips taken in Perth cover short distances of less than 5km (2). These are trips that could easily be made by bicycle, but the Government needs to make roads safe for cyclists.”
I could not say this better myself…..
After an official launch attended by the Minister the previous week, Craig Wooldridge – Director, Network Planning from the Department of Transport is presenting the proposed
West Australian Bike Network Plan
To the public. Here is the invitation WABN Invite