Recently, I spoke at a Council sustainability fair. The half day event, packed full of workshops, masterclasses, presentations, music and food, was attended by thousands of suburban families.

Major transport infrastructure costs money and the merits are often called into question. New highways don’t alleviate traffic congestion overnight and people don’t sell their car because there’s a new public transport interchange in town. Sometimes it’s the small spending that creates the big impact; the social bike ride that…