Interview with WA DOT cycling planning teammember by RAC WA

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Interview with WA DOT cycling planning teammember by RAC WA

Postby Thoglette » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:16 pm

How to build a bike path : Behind the scenes with WA’s cycle planners
WA Department of Transport’s dedicated cycling team.
7 September, 2018 By: Cristy Burne
Sarah Court’s job is to get you on your bike. She’s not a personal trainer. She’s not a mental health advocate. Nor is she an environmental activist.

Instead, Court is a member of the WA Department of Transport’s dedicated cycling team.

Her goal? To have more of us - not just the fearless - take to the paths and streets on two wheels by developing well-thought out cycling routes.

“We’re trying to provide infrastructure that everyone would feel comfortable riding on,” says Court.

“That could be a shared path, a protected bicycle lane, a safe active street, or a fully separated cycleway.”

Nothing exciting but nice to see the RAC WA coming back into this space. They've been a bit quiet since 2015.
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Re: Interview with WA DOT cycling planning teammember by RAC WA

Postby eldavo » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:22 pm

Nice find, my thought amongst the RAC demographic in a 6 oclock news sense was "feel good human interest piece". Leaves me warm and fuzzy before driving off for a non-recyclable cup barista drive through coffee ;)

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Re: Interview with WA DOT cycling planning teammember by RAC WA

Postby LateStarter » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:47 pm

"That could be a shared path, a protected bicycle lane, a safe active street, or a fully separated cycleway.”

Doesn't seem normal urban or rural roads (being 99+% of possible routes) are candidates for bicycle riding then? "Infrastructure" is appreciated but encouraging drivers not to be morons would be even more effective

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Re: Interview with WA DOT cycling planning teammember by RAC WA

Postby fat and old » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:11 pm

Considering there’s no incentive for RAC to promote cycling, I thought it was good. A step forward.

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