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Brisbane council trials bikeway speed monitors to slow cyclists, scooters at Kangaroo Point

A new council trial of flashing awareness signs on one of Brisbane's busiest shared pathways has been met with mixed responses from cyclists and pro-pedestrian groups.

Brisbane City Council has installed two signs which measure the speed of passing bicycles, e-scooter and e-skateboards along the Kangaroo Point Bikeway 

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the Bicycle Awareness Monitors (BAMs) would work the same way as the popular smiling Speed Awareness Monitors (SAMs).

He said these had proven extremely effective in improving driver safety and behaviour on suburban roads.

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