Posts Tagged ‘walking’
Posted in Movements by Kate Archdeacon on December 23rd, 2011
From the Victoria Walks December Newsletter:
How about letting your own two feet take you on a few adventures these holidays? There’s no better way to get the wind in your hair while taking a sticky beak at what’s going on around you.
If you’re heading out of town:
- Kilcunda wildflower walk (East Gippsland near Wonthaggi)
- Fairhaven to Aireys Inlet beach walk (Great Ocean Road)
- Kings Billabong Nature Trail (Mildura)
- Emerald Lake Park Nobelius Track (Emerald)
Or, if you’re wandering closer to Melbourne:
- Fitzroy street art tour & Melbourne city street art tour
- Delights of Albert Park
- Bayside architectural trail
Better still, show off your own walks to by creating a walk on www.walkingmaps.com.au!
Check out the Victoria Walks site.
Posted in Policies by Kate Archdeacon on September 24th, 2010
Source: Victoria Walks
The Victorian Government’s recently released Pedestrian Access Strategy outlines 5 strategic directions for walking [sic] in Victoria:
* Encourage walking by changing attitudes and behaviour.
* Collaborate to improve provision for walking.
* Create pedestrian-friendly built environments, streets and public spaces.
* Increase the safety of walking.
* Continue integrating walking with public transport.
The Pedestrian Access Strategy sets out the Victorian Government’s vision for a more pedestrian-friendly transport system for Victorians. The aim of the strategy is to encourage more Victorians to walk, especially for short trips. The strategy establishes broad policy principles and the first steps to guide the Victorian Government’s investment in walking over the next 10 years – including infrastructure, planning and design, safety and behaviour change programs. More people walking has the potential to help ease congestion, reduce greenhouse emissions, improve the health of Victorians and promote social connections.
Read more about the strategy on the website.
Posted in Events by Ferne Edwards on September 16th, 2008