Chris Turnbull

Q1: If elected I will actively support safe routes to schools
Yes
Q2: If elected I will actively support local streets not through streets – to discourage rat running and make neighbourhoods safer and more liveable.
Yes
Q3: If elected I will actively support provision of protected space on main roads for people who ride bicycles.
Yes
Q4: If elected I will actively support a connected and direct bikeway network
Yes
Q5: If elected I will actively support 30km/h speed limits on neighbourhood streets – to make neighbourhood streets safer for children, the elderly and pets.
Yes
Q6: If elected I will actively support bicycle friendly suburban centres to allow people to shop and go out to dinner by bike.
Yes
Q7: If elected I will actively support the Brisbane CBD Protected Bike Grid which would allow people to get around the CBD safely and conveniently by bicycle.
Yes
Q8: If elected I will actively support a full time protected bikeway on Sylvan Rd Toowong.
Yes
Q9: If elected I will actively support removing Bicycle Awareness Zones from the BCC bicycle kilometre count.
Yes
Q10: Please list at least one project or initiative that you will actively support to improve cycling in your ward.
I Would be pushing for a separated bikeway along Radnor St, linking the Centenary bikeway with the Walter Taylor bridge area. Further, linking the Moggill Rd cycle bridge with Westfield via Station Road (with mixed access along slip roads and shared bike/pedestrian paths), possibly with Finney Rd as a more direct option.
Q11: Any other comments you would like to make
I cycle occasionally from Chapel Hill to Virginia rather than mix bike and train trips. I would also add loads of bike racks above Westfield’s main BCC bus stop and at Indro train station (the bike lockers are generally already reserved) as there’s loads of space near the wheelchair / goods lift. BCC’s 2012-2031 Long Term Infrastructure Plan was meant to link active and public transport, but hardly anything has happened. I’m also keen to link the identified creek track between the Kenmore Coles roundabout and Gubberly Street through to Marshall Lane to remove cyclists from Moggill Road. Initially, highlighted by Ben Hiley (space4cyclingBNE supporter), I’d suggest naming after Richard Pollett. I have plenty of reasons for advocating cycle infrastructure form climate action and limited world resources to personal health, peak oil and community friendly areas. I’ve promised my incumbent councillor that I will be knocking on his door with good policy should he retain his position on March 19th. Finally, I had more pause on the 30km/h speed limit than any other point. It will be a challenging sell, but I’ve learned that a challenging goal should be set if you want a decent outcome. Regards, Chris.