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4 Sep 2020

The road rules are that pedestrians have priority over traffic when crossing unsignalised slip lanes. But how do these rules apply when it is unclear whether the intersection is a slip-lane or not.

The intersection of Young Street and Ipswich Road close to the PA Hospit...

29 Aug 2020

Our August seminar heard about the Love to Ride travel behaviour change program and how it has been used in Brisbane’s travel behaviour change program. It was a very timely seminar as Brisbane’s Love to Ride program runs for the month of September. The Love to Ride pro...

4 Aug 2020

In June PedBikeTrans hosted a seminar that looked at the role trees and verge gardens play in improving our cities and suburbs. Gayle Dallaston launched the Shady Lanes Project in 2019 with the aim of encouraging residents to take ownership of their road verges / natur...

8 Jun 2020

James Tuma, Group Director with Urbis Future State, presented the May seminar for PedBikeTrans. The seminar was called 'Mission Fit Cities' and it examined the factors that position a city for success within a post-Covid reality. James' presentation comes from the Urbi...

16 Nov 2019

Kylie Nixon and Jerryn Zwart provided a great presentation of the highlights of the Australian Walking and Cycling Conference held in Adelaide in October. They managed to pack a great deal into their short summary, and then we had a great discussion on some great quest...

16 Nov 2019

Our annual 'Entertaining, Short, Fun and Fast' (ESFF) evening is always good fun - and this years event in October was no exception.

If you don't know the format, the rules are:

  • the presentation is 20 slides long

  • each slide is shown for 20 seconds

  • slides au...

4 Oct 2019

In August 2019 Hyahno Moser from Nature Play Queensland provided a presentation and screening of the Neighbourhood Play Project documentary at the PedBikeTrans seminar held at WSP's office at 900 Ann Street. 

The documentary tells the story of a project lead by Nature P...

The July PedBikeTrans seminar looked at communicating effectively to maximise the reach of our message. Ronsley Vaz gave us food for thought on the importance of 'voice' in creating a movement. Ronsley is an author, his podcasts are followed by a massive global au...

18 May 2019

Something has bothered me about cycling infrastructure design for some time: when designing roads additional width is provided on tight corners to accommodate longer vehicles. This is needed because at low speed on tight bends the back wheels track inside the front whe...

4 Mar 2019

On 26 February we had our first seminar for 2019, a fantastic presentation and question and answers session from Will Peters, Community Affairs Manager for Lime Scooters in Australia and New Zealand. 

 Around 30 of us got to learn more about the role Lime plays in...

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