Newsroom

for

April 2019

upfield bike path

Funding for northern route

A Shorten Labor Government would invest $500,000 to connecting the dedicated bicycle lane on Cumberland Road in Pascoe Vale with the Upfield Bike Path.
napier street footscray

Shorten commits $4.8M to Footscray route

The Shorten campaign announces $4.8M support for a major bike corridor through Footscray, linking West Footscray Station to the Maribyrnong River via Napier Street.
kew boulevard

Feds to fund Boulie upgrade

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has revealed his bike-friendly side, providing $5 million for the safety upgrade of Melbourne's popular Kew Boulevard.
Walmer Street Bridge Bicycle Network

Cash for Walmer St Bridge

The Walmer Street Bridge over the Yarra, used by over 200 riders a day, has finally received cash from the Federal Government to widen and upgrade the deck.

Friendly streets spread benefits

Further evidence to support the notion that taking away space and slowing speed for cars to prioritise places for pedestrians and bicycles improves our streets.
eye tracking technology volvo

Driver-cam to ding dodgy drivers

New eye tracking technology will enable a car to identify if its driver is drunk, distracted or tired, and automatically intervene before disaster strikes.
bordertown bike lane

New Bordertown bike path proposal

Construction of a new bike path is being considered on a strip of Cannawigara Road in Bordertown, South Australia, and the council is keen to hear people's thoughts.

Tassie bike news bites

Bicycle news from around Tassie, including bike paths in Kingston, Hobart Council committee members, Legislative Council elections and East Coast path funding.

Hobart plans to get smarter with tech

The City of Hobart has released an action plan of new technology ideas that could help the council to deliver its City Vision, called Connected Hobart.
Woollahra Council

Labor makes $260m bike pledge

The Australian Labor Party has said they will create a $260 million bike fund to build new cycleways if they win the federal election.

Cruisy coasting or farmland loops

The choice of a long or short ride from the Burnie Yacht Club on Sunday 28 April and an exploration of new Hobart paths and bridge on Wednesday 1 May.