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With multi-party interest at the federal level in making our cities more liveable and productive, will governments embrace bike riding for all it can offer? Simon Vincett investigates.   Advocates of active transport in Australia could heave a sigh of relief when Malcolm Turnbull replaced Tony Abbott as Prime Minister in September 2015. Gone was a head of government ideologically committed to more roads for cars as the sole solution to transport
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Friday. Local ‘Get directions’ to ride from Google Maps Australia There’ll be no more longing glances at that little bike icon in Google maps, as the app launched this week in Australia. While great news for lost riders tackling unfamiliar terrain all
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Local news Bicycle path strategy abandoned The plan to develop Melbourne’s recreational bike paths is in limbo, with Bicycle Network Victoria claiming the Baillieu government has abandoned it. Get the full scoop>> Bike friendly course wobbles under O’Farrell In NSW the O’Farrell government has downgraded the state’s bike riding target, having made little progress on
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