Belgium Plan to ban motorcycles from Brussels CBD

Plan to ban motorcycles from Brussels CBD

Belgium, which recognised the advantages of motorcycle commuting, may soon ban motorcycles from the Brussels CBD. In 2011, the Belgian Leuven Transport and Mobility study found if 10% of all private cars were replaced by motorcycles, it would reduce traffic congestion by 40%. However, the Belgian environment department is now considering banning motorcycles from Brussels because they …

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Sydney motorcycle parking petition Emma MacIver

Sydney reduces CBD motorcycle parking

Sydney has reduced CBD kerbside parking to accommodate bus, pedestrian and cyclist infrastructure, prompting a petition for more motorcycle parking space. Petition organiser and commuter rider Emma MacIver (pictured above) says the city is lagging behind Melbourne and the rest of the world and Motorcycle Council of NSW parking subcommittee delegate Warren Cartledge says council’s …

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How to ride safely in heavy traffic lane filtering happiest commuters commuting plan

100 best and worst cities for commuting

Commuting is easier and safer in Perth than any other Australian city, while Sydney is the worst, according to a German traffic study. While lane filtering now allows riders to dodge the worst of the daily commute, riders still face commuting costs of fuel and parking, traffic crashes and road rage. German automotive website, Kfzteile24, …

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road safety commuter - austroads

Open letter to car drivers from riders

To all car drivers, Lane filtering is legal almost right across Australia, allowing riders to slip through stationary and slow-moving traffic. But don’t hate motorcycle riders or be jealous of us. Be thankful that we are there as we are making the roads better for you! Jealousy Some of you drivers seem to have some animosity toward riders, …

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