Better cycling infrastructure for WA is underway

By Vesh Arumugam, File Photo As WA’s iconic Bike Week 2019 is approaching, the Government announced that it has started developing blueprint for the future cycling infrastructure across Perth and Peel regions. The aim of the project is to ensure that both tiers of government are working towards the delivery of an interconnected system providing…

Reid Highway Duplication Project Explore Bridge Possibility

The government will call for designs and construction proposals for the Reid Highway duplication project. The $70 million project opportunity came about after City Of Swan’s funding contributions for the bridge project. New suburbs including Caversham and Dayton will be given alternative bus lanes to cross-over Reid Highway, pedestrian and emergency vehicles will also be…

New Penalties For Drivers Who Pass Too Close To Cyclists

The recent social media outrage triggered policy changes where new WA laws require motorists to allow a one meter space when overtaking cyclists. Over the last year, 7 cyclists have lost their lives on our roads. Those who don’t leave adequate space will now face a fines of $400 and the loss of 4 demerit…

Hong Kong Railways broken down twice in 3 months

Hong Kong’s major transportation service the Mass Transit Railway had its service severely disrupted twice within the last 3 months. One of the disruptions happened yesterday the 9th of February, at 11 o’clock, it caused an extremely-reduced train service on the East Rail, which is the major means of transport for Northern and Centre New…

Hay Street Mall Will Be “MAXED OUT”

The City of Perth has rejected the state government’s plan of introducing light rail into either the Hay Street or the Murray Street Mall. According to the council, it would destroy the city’s essential characteristics and amenities that make Perth City unique. Hay St Mall is only 16m wide which is half of Melbourne’s Bourke…