Bicycle Network: Better Transport
An ongoing list of new bike network projects that will help ease congestion.
One prepared earlier
Feb 08 Today the Minister for Public Transport announced $1m for 20 bike cages across the metropolitan and regional rail systems.Details about this project.
State Government announces $28.8M on congestion busting bike network projects
May 08 In response to Premier Brumby's January congestion roundtable, the State Government has announced $28.8M (out of a total $112.6M) of new funding over four years as a short term response to strengthen the Bike Network and help ease congestion within 10km of the Melbourne CBD.
Some projects were identified:
The 'Westgate Link'; A separated path along Hyde, Somerville and Whitehall streets to link the western Bay Trail under the Westgate Bridge to the Footscray Rd path. Details about this project.
Fitzroy St Separated Path linking the Bay Trail to the path on the south side of Albert Park. Details about this project.
Napier St 'Vancouver' lights at Johnston St, Fitzroy. A new type of signal being piloted by VicRoads will help riders on Napier St cross Johnson St. Details about 'Vancouver signals'
Signals to connect offset roads on a route
- Advanced signals at the Denmark and Stephenson St intersection in Kew enabling east-west bound riders to transition from Wellington to Stephenson St
- Advanced signals at the Burke and Sackville St intersection in Camberwell enabling east-west bound riders to transition from Mont Albert Rd to Sackville St
State Government announces NorthBank funding
NorthBank - Westend
May 08 The State Budget included $15M for a dedicated bike and pedestrian river promenade to link Docklands to the CBD, between Harbour Esplanade and Spencer St. Details about this project