Newsroom

for

November 2018

You won’t get clocked near the clocks

The City of Melbourne next week starts work on a new bike lane configuration outside Flinders Street station for riders entering the city over Princes Bridge.

Getting to the station: bike or car

Well-informed public transport commentator Daniel Bowen's discusses Melbourne's station carpark problem, highlighting bike infrastructure as a real solution.
Jonathan Cantwell

Vale Jonathan Cantwell

Bicycle Network is saddened by the sudden passing of cyclist and friend Jonathan Cantwell.
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VCAT approves Bay Trail extension

In a recent VCAT judgement, the opponents of Kingston City's plan to continue the popular rail trail south through Mentone to Mordialloc were sent packing.
victorian greens

Greens pledge commuting superhighway

The Victorian Greens have unfolded a $250M plan to boost bike riding, including developments in infrastructure, education, bike tourism and existing laws.
northern trails

Andrews pledges Northern Trails

The Andrews government has pledged major expansion of the trail network in Melbourne’s north, including a commitment to complete the Plenty River Trail.
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Shrine to Sea route – have your say

Preliminary planning has begun for the new Melbourne boulevard, Shrine to Sea, and bike rider input is being sought by Parks Victoria. Have your say!

Tassie news round-up

News for bike riders from around Tasmania includes widening of the Channel Highway, bicycle valet parking at the one day cricket, community representatives for Glenorchy and Kingborough bicycle committees, and local councillors who support better bicycle infrastructure.

Historic ride open to all

We’re celebrating the Open House Hobart weekend with a free social ride on Saturday 10 November that will take in some of the best sites, as well as parking poles at popular addresses.

MCG route closed for pipeline works

The popular Clarendon Street bike route through East Melbourne from the MCG to Albert Street will be disrupted from the middle of next week.