Comment to cycling editorial in the “West Australian”

A range of measures will help to encourage more people to cycle instead of using their cars: Separating traffic users […]

A range of measures will help to encourage more people to cycle instead of using their cars: Separating traffic users depending on speed and volume, lower speed on selected suburban roads and a change in road rules that gives vulnerable people, such as pedestrians and cyclists, more a safe space when they are overtaken by a faster road user. And, as you point out in your editorial, road users should respect each other.

 What is missing is the political will to fund and promote some or all of these measures. Our politicians still cling to the antiquated (and de-bunked) belief that spending more money on roads will solve congestion and improve quality of life.

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