Another letter to the Age

Bruce Gibbens (Letters, Sunday Age, 12 March 2017) asks why high street businesses are subsidised by parking on public roads. Let’s go further: why are vehicle manufacturers and trucking companies subsidised by the alienation of public land for roads, freeways, and car parks? More efficient and less expensive, environmentally damaging, and space consuming transport options […]

Sydney Road Rant

Response to the final letter in the Melbourne Age today: Age Letters, 2 March 2017 Why not ban bikes on Sydney Road? Well, bikes don’t create anywhere near the levels of air- or sound pollution, direct and indirect health costs, loss of land and amenity, or other absurd wastage as cars. Why should public land […]

Dave McCraw

FWIW: I’ve been reading a lot on Dave McCraw’s website  since I first came to it to check out Dave’s experience and opinions on recumbents. His writing there has been concise, useful, and informative. The Social Comment section, however, is better. I’ve read a few of these; they’re admirable for their clear-sightedness, arguments, and graciousness. […]