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Infrastructure to support active transport (walking and Cycling)

    2013 Study Tour Report

    by Brett Martini

    Cities in countries including Australia, America and Canada have developed around the private motor vehicle. The relatively low cost of private transport and availability of developable land on the edge of cities has led to urban sprawl. As these cities have grown traffic congestion, longer commuting times and rising transport costs have become common to most urban areas. The role of active transport is changing rapidly around the world and this report explores this issue and provides a series of recommendations for Local Government.

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