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The Active Transport website has been created by the Department of Transport to bring together the Department's cycling and walking activities and behaviour change programs (TravelSmart and Living Smart).
This document outlines the strategic direction for the WA trails sector for 2009–2015.
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On 30 August 2011 amendments to Western Australian bicycle regulations were announced. A key amendment is that adults are now permitted to ride a compliant* power assisted pedal cycle (PAPC) on shared paths with the power engaged.
The Australian Bicycle Council has released the following National Cycling Participation Survey (31 August 2011). The survey, which reports on cycling for transport and recreation, provides baseline data on cycling participation in Australia.
The London School of Economics and Political Science have released the following Gross Cycling Product report which determines that cycling annually contributes almost £3 billion to the UK economy.
The following one page document by Paul-Andre Larose, Ph.D. Ontario, Canada, lists the twelve key attributes necessary for a successful bikeway network which encourages and supports the uptake of active transport.
Developed by the Heart Foundation, this brochure highlights the results of consumer preferences for healthy developments and provides some basic guidance to the development industry on how new developments can appeal to the market demand for healthy neighbourhoods.
The Physical Activity Taskforce, in collaboration with the National Heart Foundation (WA) and the Departments of Transport, Sport and Recreation, Education and Health, produced a Year K-7 teacher resource to foster more active transport to and from schools.
This report, prepared by the Australia Local Government Association, Bus Industry Confederation, Cycling Promotion Fund, National Heart Foundation of Australia and International Association of Public Transport, calls on the Australian Government to make a major commitment to driving active transport in Australia.
|Tags:||Active living, Active transport, Advocacy, Cycle paths, Cycling, Footpaths, Government policy, Local government, Planning (built environment/infrastructure), Planning (strategic/organisational), Policy, Public transport, Publications, Sustainability, Walking|
The Department of Transport produces and distributes a range of comprehensive cycling brochures, which can be downloaded from the cycling section of their website.
The European Cyclists' Federation stands for promoting and encouraging cycling throughout Europe and abroad, cycling policy at European level, cycle tourism as a sustainable economic factor Environment-friendly mobility, cycling as a health factor, cycling as part of intermobility and safety for vulnerable road users.
At the Active Transportation Seminar on the 7th April 2011, the following walkability checklist was provided as a guide for identifying issues and areas for improvement, in terms of the the walkability and bikeability of communities.
The Cycling Resource Centre is maintained by the Australian Bicycle Council (ABC). The ABC is the national body that manages and coordinates implementation of the Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011 - 2016.
The checklist provides a mechanism to assess the walkability and bikeability of a local area.
Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: what a Bicycle User Group (BUG) does; how local governments support their BUGs; how to start a BUG; and, information for those in country towns or regional centres.
Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: what active transport is; what the benefits are; how local governments can encourage active transport; and, what local governments are already doing to encourage active transport.
The Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, developed a series of TravelSmart fact sheets to assist local governments, individuals and relevant organisations in understanding the TravelSmart program and the benefits it has to offer.
The Choose Active Transport presentation covers the funding bodies and partners that were responsible for this resource being developed, the steps involved in developing this resource and specific information on the Teachers Resource and Matilda's Morning Adventures storybook.
The Australian Bicycle Council is the national body that manages and coordinates implementation of The Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011-2016. This is the third cycling strategy to be sanctioned by Australian transport ministers as part of the Australian Transport Council.
The Heart Foundation and the Western Australian Council of State School Organisations (WACSSO) have developed a resource - a guide advocating for walking, cycling and other health issues - to assist parent groups to influence their school community to make positive changes to their environment, making it easier for children to lead healthy, more active lives.
The Taskforce compiled examples of walk maps developed by local governments. These maps make it easier for people to be active by cycling, walking or using public transport while doing their everyday activities.
The Department of Transport's (DoT) key focus is on operational transport functions and strategic transport planning and policy across the range of public and commercial transport systems that service Western Australia. The Department of Transport website includes information on active transport, walking, cycling and the Travelsmart program.
Run by the Department of Transport, TravelSmart helps people to use cars less and to choose alternatives such as walking, cycling, and public transport.
The Western Australian Bicycle Network Plan 2012 to 2021 details the continuing development of metropolitan and regional cycling facilities.
Towards Zero, produced by the Office of Road Safety, considers road safety for metropolitan, regional and remote road users and is based on research about the best solutions to WA’s unique road safety problems.
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