New State strategies are ground for hope

Two recent State-level strategies give hope that the government may start giving cycling the attention it deserves.  Both the 20 Year State Infrastructure Strategy and Game-on, a strategy to “get South Australia moving” are positive developments.

If implemented, the Infrastructure Strategy will see Infrastructure SA as a body ensuring that government transport infrastructure decisions will take into account the liveability and health of our community rather than simply just trying to ease congestion by laying down more bitumen.

Game-on sees the Office of Recreation, Sport and Racing as a new actor with a responsibility to see more South Australians cycling, both for recreation and transport.  Read more.