Newsroom

for

November 2019

Car driver using mobile phone

It’s time to declare war on mobile phones

Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards shares his frustration about people who continue to use their mobile phones while driving, putting the lives of all road users at risk.
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Time to get tough on mobile phone use

Bicycle Network is calling for culpable driving causing death to be the charge for anyone who kills a person while using a mobile phone and driving.

New bridge opens up routes to riders

A new bike bridge being planned over the Moonee Ponds Creek will open up a major catchment of bike commuters in Moreland and Moonee Valley.

Collins Street truck entry upgrade

Bike riders should be alert as improvements are being made to the truck entry location at the underground station construction site at City Square.

Bridge spins slippery web

The brand new non-slip surface recently applied to Webb Bridge over the Yarra in Docklands proved to be anything but when it re-opened.

E-cargo bikes on a tear

Statistics from Germany suggest subsidies may have a bigger impact if they went to e-cargo bikes instead of electric cars.

Plenty Road stage 2 underway

Now that stage 2 of the Plenty Road upgrade is underway, bike lanes are closed and a detour is in place. See the detour route.

Car parking costs to rocket

Parking permits in Copenhagen will rocket up to 100 times the current fee next year as the city gets deadly serious about climate change.

Traffic inquiry coming to the end of the line

The Legislative Council’s inquiry into Hobart traffic congestion has now held public hearings and the submissions are in, as we wait to see what it recommends to solve the capital’s pesky peak hour problems.

Five new green bridges for Brisbane

Brisbane City Council is building five new green bridges across Brisbane to help make it easier for people to move around the city by bike, foot or public transport.