Early in the pandemic, when there was much less traffic on the roads, people took to their bikes. But since then, fewer people are cycling, with rates now lower than in 2011.
The push for 30km/h speed limits is not about revenue-raising or anti-cars. Even a seemingly small decrease from 40km/h to 30km/h makes a huge difference to the safety and liveability of local streets.
The decision to lower the speed limit in central Sydney to 40 km/h does not go far enough if we want to reduce pedestrian fatalities, writes Lori Mooren.