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July 2020

New river track could link Longley & Margate

Kingborough Council has released a feasibility study into the prospect of a new 11 km multi-user recreational path following the North West Bay River between Margate and Longley.
Sydney pop up bike lanes

Sydney plans to keep pedalling

Sydney was quick to announce and implement pop-up bike lanes as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and now Lord Mayor Clover Moore wants more.

Ride on Melbourne

Today residents of Greater Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire begin day one of a six-week stint in stage three lockdown.

Nth Hobart report light on bike details

The City of Hobart has released consultant reports on the future of the North Hobart shopping strip, but they are light on details when it comes to improving bicycle access.

Moreland puts up pop-up proposal

A series of pop-up bike lanes have been proposed for Brunswick and Pascoe Vale to help people move freely and safely in the times of COVID-19.

Yarra Trail riders stranded

The Collins Bridge at Gipps Street is closed for eight weeks for repairs, shutting off a vital crossing of the Yarra for many riders and pedestrians.
capital city trail royal park

Royal Park detour a park tour

The detour of the Capital City Trail for landscaping developments near the Melbourne Zoo has turned out to be more of a tour of the park than a detour.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A new shared path at the Perth bypass, Bike Kitchen looking for chefs, kunanyi petition to go to council and City to Gardens way walk all feature in this edition.

CBD to get new bike hub

Melbourne’s CBD is set for a new bike hub to be developed as part of a new social enterprise cluster on Flinders Street.
Arden transport plan

Bikes at centre of new suburb plan

Draft plans for Melbourne’s new high density science-focused inner suburb at Arden have confirmed the district will be car-lite, and humming with people on bikes.
wollongong bike plan 2030

Big bike plans for the Gong

The City of Wollongong have released exciting new plans to create a more bike friendly city, with the Draft Wollongong Cycling Strategy 2030 out now for feedback.
Co2 emissions Australia

Vehicle emissions keep on pumping

Australia’s plan to reduce CO2 pollution from the our vehicle fleet has flopped, embarrassingly, with emissions basically steady when they should be declining.