Cycling is about "Safe exercise" and "Safe low-emission travel" The Health and Fitness objective is UNDERMINED if the means of exercise is UNSAFE! This blog STRONGLY OPPOSES certain reforms VicRoads is currently considering: “cyclists could be allowed to treat red lights as Give Way signs. And the same could also APPLY at pedestrian lights."
Also "PERMITTING cyclists, riding cautiously, to proceed past a stationary tram;" "allowing teenagers to ride on footpaths"(Herald Sun)PDowe
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Cycling & Walking PHOTOS Tram Stop Pedestrian Safety Melbourne CBD ABC TV News & Herald Sun Community Safety
Swanston Street, Melbourne CBD
Photo ABC TV News Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Herald Sun Nov 9th 2014
However, the chief executive officer of Bicycle Victoria, Harry Barber, believes the (tram) stops work well as they are.
"Our office is on Swanston Street now so I've taken gaps in my day to watch it and I haven't seen (cyclists) people behaving badly," he said.
ABC News online August 10th 2012