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Signs blocking bike lanes and footpaths

This is not the first time I’ve spotted something like this: real estate agent signs blocking bike lanes. I’m not sure why anybody who thought about it for more than a second would think it was a good idea to leave signs there. Cyclists would either be forced out into traffic, or if they didn’t  ... [More]


Bike lanes that don’t disappear 50m before an intersection? Yes, it is possible.

As an occasional cyclist, nothing puts me off like feeling unsafe. Bike lanes help me feel safer, but tend to fizzle out before intersections — just where many cyclists would consider that you need them the most. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s a real life example of continuous bike lanes: the corner  ... [More]


Wheelchair in the Bourke St bike lane heading down the hill

As with the resignation of Ted Baillieu last night, I’m not quite sure what to think about this. I didn’t see what happened next, but heard no crash or sirens, so presumably she made it down the hill okay.