16 Dec 2011
Do you think that Everton Park has what it takes to become more of an active suburb?
The Brisbane City Council currently has plans to turn Brisbane’s suburbs into more active communities through the Brisbane Active Transport Strategy 2012-2026.
The transport project hopes to change the behaviour of Brisbane residents by improving walking and cycling infrastructure in our local communities.
Through better pedestrian access and improved cycling facilities, residents will have more reason to leave the car at home and step out on foot or on bike instead, which I’m sure would be very appealing to a lot of local residents.
With parking, road, and public transport costs getting dearer and dearer, I’m sure most local residents would agree that it would be handy to be able to get around town by walking or cycling. Plus not only would it mean we wouldn’t have to worry about traffic, but it would also mean we could all be fitter and healthier too!
But what kind of transport infrastructure do you think is needed near your home to help encourage you to be more active?
You can currently have your say on the Brisbane Active Transport Strategy 2012-2026 and provide ideas on what you think could help make your community more active. Visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
and have your say until the end of February.