"You are right: 2009 laws have the same wording: flashing red is red. Hence, the police officer has been right
I would argue that the pedestrian experience cannot be a guide here, because amber means proceed unless you cannot stop…"
"skid: my apologies, I have forgotten that you have researched the issue and sure that the law exists. If so, I am quite a bit frustrated that I cannot find a references to such a law. Would you mind telling us where it is written and what's the…"
"I cannot see that. It says "[a] person pushing a bicycle is also considered to be a pedestrian" (naturally so), but I could not find any reference to a person on a bicycle being considered a pedestrian."
"I also think that skid's logic is a very good defense: it is counter-intuitive to approach green as "stop and go", but this has to be an interpretation for a blinking red light law to make sense. I am sure officer cannot prove…"
"If the junction of Main Yarra trail and Gardiners creek trail is within the city of Yarra boundaries, maybe there are a scope for improvement there? If you come from the bridge, and turn to go north (not to the CBD), it is both a blind spot there…"
"I've run into this old thread trying to find out when the yarra trail will be completely re-opened. Is it right that MGC is still responsible for the current closure? -- it appears that the closure is exactly at the spot on this map. Are there…"
"I think the route proposed by AlexZ is the best, except that there is no need to go off the bike path at Valley Rd: it does continues there, as the map clearly shows.
To be sure, I use Adrian Tritschler's, not AlexZ's route, because the…"