I am strong supporter of physical fitness and belive that active transport
is an ideal way to assit with phyiscal fitness and therefore the general health
and well being of the community.
Bike ed courses are ideal to upskill
children and adults. I particpated in an Adult Ed course some years ago. There
is always a need for public education courses, extolling the vertues of healthy
means of transport.
More people would ride bikes if they belived it was
safe to do so. All new developments should encompass a bike track separate to
the road way. This has been successfully done in a number of states.
It is important to encourage a safe walking and
cycling project in Sandy Bay and all areas in Nelson. The problem area as you
would be aware is the area between Marieville Esplande and Lower Sandy Bay
shopping centre. I understand that more work is being done on this and I await