George Burnett Leisure Centre, Manning Road, Karawarra
Present: Warwick Boardman, Graham Blackwell, Chris Pudney
Apologies: Alan Brown, Andrea Callaghan, Kevin Trent
1. Business Arising From Last Meeting
Extension of 40km/h speed zone for Manning Primary School
ACTION: Graham Blackwell to write to Trevor Quinn about extending the zone and installation of islands.
Mount Henry Road median tree planting.
ACTION: Warwick Boardman to follow-up with Les Croxford/Trevor Quinn.
2. Manning Primary School
Bridget Blackwell wrote to Trevor Quinn regarding the Travel Survey results collected for Manning Primary School. No response/acknowledgement has been received.
ACTION: Graham Blackwell to follow-up with Trevor Quinn/Andrea Callaghan.
ACTION: Graham Blackwell to ask Andrea Callaghan for an example of a Travel Plan such as is being developed for South Perth Primary School.
ACTION: Chris Pudney to ask Marian Carey about the safe-routes-to-school kit she developed at Roadwise.
4. National Ride-to-Work Day
Was held October 17 at MacDougall Park. BUG members Chris Pudney and Alan Brown assisted South Perth and Victoria Park TravelSmart officers set-up the meeting point at MacCallum Park, near the Causeway.
Chris Pudney reported that approximately 50 cyclists stopped for coffee and refreshments. Not all participated in the group ride to the Bell Tower. Several large workplace teams were present.
Alan Brown noted that most riders appeared to be experienced cyclists rather than new recruits, and suggested that some focus on attracting new commuters to cycling is needed.
3. BUG Web-Site.
Transition to blogger.com is complete.
ACTION: Chris Pudney to forward access and maintenance details to Graham Blackwell.
5. TravelSmart/RoadWise Action Group Meeting
None held since last BUG meeting.
Chris Pudney will resign from TRAG at the next meeting.
6. Action Plan
- 25 (high): Bodkin Park path access.
- 33 (merge into 21): Hope Ave / Salter Point Pde install ramp
- 35 (high): Ducket Dr / Cloister Ave refuge island.
Graham Blackwell will investigate whether works on the sea wall along the Como stretch of the Kwinana Freeway will convey any benefit/detriment on the bike path.
Warwick Boardman noted that the recent modifications to the intersection of Elderfield and Manning Roads has resulted in the removal of the pedestrian ramps from the south eastern corner of the intersection. The intersection is to be signalised.
8. Next Meeting
5pm, February 4, 2008, Thelma Street Works Depot, Como