July 7, 2022

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The newly shaped  Queensland Bike Council is urging riders to fill out an internet survey about motorcycling in Brisbane.

They imagine it is crucial that the survey has a robust response as it’s going to “exhibit robust help from the motorcycling neighborhood” and present that the brand new group has some clout.

The brand new group shaped this 12 months greater than 18 months after the Bike Riders Affiliation of Queensland closed largely attributable to an absence of help.

President Graham Keys says their discussions with Transport and Primary Roads officers had resulted in a promised seat on the desk for future related authorities conferences and street 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 motorbike journey within the metropolis”.

Prior to now, we’ve got been vital of the council’s motorbike technique, however they’ve been lifting their sport with parking in recent times.

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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 elective data you present.

Click on right here to fill within the survey.

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

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Council is making all the best noises about motorcycling, lastly realising riders stands out as the reply to town’s site visitors and parking points.

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Here’s what they need to say:

Having a related, versatile and sustainable transport community in Brisbane is necessary to make sure we will simply commute to work, conduct enterprise and research, entry life-style and leisure alternatives, and go to household and pals.

Folks of all ages and skills, starting from non-riders to skilled riders, are inspired to have their say, and we hope to achieve as a lot suggestions as we will to make sure any initiatives replicate the wants of the neighborhood and supply a optimistic profit for our metropolis.

Motorcycling is a key initiative of the Transport Plan for Brisbane – Implementation Plan 2018, and focuses on alternatives for secure, motorbike journey within the metropolis. Travelling by motorbike and mopeds, significantly 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 selection for travelling all through Brisbane and minor items transport, with applicable infrastructure in place to help 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!