Newsroom

for

August 2018

Moreland

Up and over for Upfield

The levels crossings removals planned for Moreland Road and Bell Street in Coburg will have significant implications for major bike routes in the suburb.

Sailing the narrows along the Port

The Footscray Road path is usually plenty wide enough for bikes. Except, from next week along the Port a section will be unexpectedly narrow.

Strange tales from the black box

Many modern cars, and probably all future cars, will have a tiny data collection device that will record everything that the driver and the vehicle gets up to.
Eye tracking at intersections

Yes, they really don’t see you

Only half of drivers are scanning for bike riders and pedestrians when they make left turns at intersections, according to new research.

Speed lust on the up

An increasing number of Victorians think they should be able to exceed speed limits, according to the latest TAC annual survey of the state’s motorists.

Volunteer to put smiles on faces

Two groups are operating trishaw bicycles in Tasmania to help older people get out and about and are looking for volunteer riders.

Forests and farms ride

Join us for our Gunns Plains Loop ride this Sunday 26 August and grab your dose of forest and farmland in a route of just over 24 kilometres.

Back in Belmont’s bike plan

Further information is available about upgrades to High Street in Belmont that include easy and comfortable bike connections.

Pick my BIKE project

Voting is now open for the Victorian Government’s Pick My Project grant scheme and more than 28  community bike projects have made the cut.

Living north of the river

Launceston Council has embarked on a project to improve the northern suburbs with transport, public spaces and health in its sights.

Memorial in South Yarra

Join the bike riding community in South Yarra for a special memorial to remember a life that should never have been lost.