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Councils urged to build for active journeys and a post-COVID recovery

28 August 2020 | Announcement

A major survey out today reveals three in four (76%) Victorians want their local and state governments to invest in footpaths and bikeways that make it easier to walk and ride a bike. The survey by VicHealth comes at a time when Councils are considering or have started rolling out infrastructure in response to physical distancing concerns and the increases in people walking and cycling during lockdown. In response to the significant increase in walking and cycling during COVID lockdown, VicHealth is urging Councils to consider ‘building back better’ to lock in the benefits for physical and mental health, the…

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