Australian cities are ideal for cycling and walking for most of the year. But cyclists and pedestrians are being short-changed while infrastructure spending continues to favour cars.
Victoria spends just 0.9% of transport funding on active travel (incl walking and cycling) whereas the United Nations recommends it should be 20%. Come on politicians - let’s start to catch up with much of the rest of the World! ... See MoreSee Less
Cycling funding as % of road funding in Melbourne? 0.9%
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These figures from 2015-16 will only blow up more with billions more being poured into mega toll roads across Melbourne. Meanwhile, the United Nations recommends governments dedicate 20% of transport funding to non-motorised or active transport.