Tag Archives: Mobility

Crossing guards

As I was riding to work today, I stopped for the lollipop woman and teens to cross the road to school. I find this really perplexing… why do high school kids need a crossing guard? When I looked into a … Continue reading

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A little ride

The other day, my partner and I rode to the cinema with her 8 and her 10 year old.  We rode along busy roads and the kids loved it!  After the film, we got out the bike lights and road … Continue reading

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A comment about traffic

Opinion piece from National Online Opinion http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/parental-protection-can-be-a-social-trap-20101022-16x9e.html Parental protection can be a social trap Julie Rudner October 22, 2010 Concerns about dangerous intersections and traffic have been around since the horse and cart. So, why do we still have issues? … Continue reading

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A short bit about my research

http://blogs.abc.net.au/victoria/2010/10/let-kids-roam-free.html?site=melbourne&program=melbourne_drive

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Opinion Piece

From the National Times Online Opinion http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/cloistered-kids-make-terrible-adults-20101012-16hhh.html Cloistered kids make terrible adults Julie Rudner October 12, 2010 If my parents had raised me the same way now as they did in the 1970s and ’80s, I’m sure they would attract … Continue reading

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Short article on new research from VicHealth

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/parents-fears-stop-kids-walking-to-school-20101019-16r6m.html Parents fears stop kids walking to school October 19, 2010 – 7:59AM AAP Parental fears of crime and traffic were the most common barriers to allowing their children to walk to school, a survey has found. A VicHealth survey … Continue reading

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