August 10, 2022

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The newly fashioned  Queensland Motorbike Council is urging riders to fill out a web-based survey about motorcycling in Brisbane.

They imagine it’s important that the survey has a robust response as it can “display sturdy assist from the motorcycling group” and present that the brand new group has some clout.

The brand new group fashioned this 12 months greater than 18 months after the Motorbike Riders Affiliation of Queensland closed largely as a consequence of a scarcity of assist.

President Graham Keys says their discussions with Transport and Predominant Roads officers had resulted in a promised seat on the desk for future related authorities conferences and highway security boards.

Now they need to show to Brisbane Metropolis Council that they’re a professional rider consultant group.

They’re encouraging riders to finish the council’s on-line survey to “assist determine alternatives to enhance the motorcycling expertise in Brisbane”.

The survey will assist Council to “determine and develop insurance policies, plans and infrastructure to allow secure bike journey within the metropolis”.

Previously, now we have been essential of the council’s bike technique, however they’ve been lifting their sport with parking lately.

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Their on-line survey is open till Monday 28 February 2022 and takes about 10 minutes to finish relying on how a lot non-obligatory data you present.

Click on right here to fill within the survey.

A login or subscription isn’t required to entry and take part within the survey. Merely comply with the questions as they relate to you and submit your feedback.

Council is making all the fitting noises about motorcycling, lastly realising riders often is the reply to the town’s visitors and parking points.

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Here’s what they must say:

Having a related, versatile and sustainable transport community in Brisbane is vital to make sure we are able to simply commute to work, conduct enterprise and research, entry way of life and leisure alternatives, and go to household and associates.

Individuals of all ages and talents, starting from non-riders to skilled riders, are inspired to have their say, and we hope to realize as a lot suggestions as we are able to to make sure any initiatives replicate the wants of the group and supply a constructive profit for our metropolis.

Motorcycling is a key initiative of the Transport Plan for Brisbane – Implementation Plan 2018, and focuses on alternatives for secure, bike journey within the metropolis. Travelling by bike and mopeds, notably for commuter journeys, can help in managing congestion on our roads and cut back the necessity for automobile parking within the CBD and exercise centres.

Our imaginative and prescient is for motorcycling to be a transport mode of alternative for travelling all through Brisbane and minor items transport, with acceptable infrastructure in place to assist secure driving for residents, guests and companies in Brisbane.

Whereas it’s good to see council acknowledging motorcycling, the survey asks a silly query about placing in your headlights within the day time!