Bicycle Network: Take Action
Federal Stimulus Package 2009
$40m for the construction of bicycle facilities
The Federal Government has announced a Jobs Fund. This $650m fund includes a Local Jobs package of $300m. Inside this Local Jobs package is $40m for the construction of bicycle facilities to be matched dollar for dollar by the proponent.
Recommendations to fund projects under the quarantined bike path component of the Local Jobs stream will be made by the Department of Infrastructure to the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government or their Delegate.