She also mentioned that people with disabilities had complained that footpath motorcycle parking next to disability parking spaces often prevented them from accessing their car.
Victorian Motorcycle Council media spokesman John Eacott said he was concerned about the Lord Mayor’s attitudes to pavement parking.
“She is putting her head on the chopping block as this is a Victorian State law (albeit it Council controlled) and she has obviously forgotten the outrage the last time this happened some 30 years ago,” he said.
More parking bans
Meanwhile, more motorcycle and scooter parking bans have been imposed in Melbourne.
This photo shows an area behind Federation Square near to where a huge new bicycle parking area was recently installed.
Motorcycle Riders Association of Victoria spokesman Damien Codognotto asked why neither the Motorcycles in Melbourne Committee nor the Motorcycle Expert Advisory Panel at VicRoads were first consulted.
“What is the point of having advisory committees if they are by bypassed from the very people who should be seeking their advice?” he asked.