Local government

Five ways to tell if bike lanes are working

We've gone mad for bikes in Melbourne and, as a result, ‘pop-up’ bike lanes are now being trialled across the Melbourne CBD and several inner city suburbs. The question for many is: how much are they being used?
Conti Foreshore shared path project

Shared path gets rolling in Broome

Construction of Stage 1 of the Conti Foreshore shared path project is now complete, providing a high quality route along the famous foreshore in Broome.
Noosa Cycling and Walking Strategy

Noosa gets active

Noosa is adopting a new Cycling and Walking Strategy in a bid to address future congestion issues, reduce emissions and increase the uptake of active travel in the shire.

West coast positions itself as MTB hotspot

The first of the new Queenstown mountain bike trails open to the public this month as the council seeks public feedback before 30 July on a plan to link the region’s towns with more trails.
Pipeline trail upgrade planned

Pipeline trail upgrade planned

The Federation Trail through Brooklyn will be enhanced as planning begins for the next stage of the Greening the Pipeline project. Have your say.
Cranwell climb completed

Cranwell climb completed

The short but steep ascent up from the Maribyrnong Trail at Cranwell Park is finished, and it rides as good as it looks.

Djerring Trail closures

Some sections of the Djerring Trail shared user path between Westall Station and Sandown Park Station will be temporarily closed at various times during July and August.
Adjustments made to Warburton MTB plans

Adjustments made to Warburton MTB plans

Work will continue on plans for a major new mountain bike destination at Warburton, with community feedback resulting in some changes to the original design.

Heads up! Bridge down!

A major tram track renewal project will require the closure of Princes Bridge and a section of St Kilda Road for two weeks.
Substation works on Laurens Street

Substation works on Laurens Street

Riders along Laurens Street in North Melbourne will encounter minor disruption to the route in coming weeks as CitiPower decommissions an old zone substation.
Canning Street

Have you caught the green wave?

Riders on the busy Canning Street route into Melbourne’s CBD from the north may have noticed you've had the luck of the traffic lights lately. Thank the Department of Transport!
Bulleen Road detour

Bulleen Road detour

Riders on Bulleen Road at the playing fields precinct will take a tour through the Bulleen back blocks for the next six months due to North East Link works.
Green bridge West End brisbane

Locals back two new West End bike bridges

A major consultation of the local community has helped decide the location for two new green bridges to West End in Brisbane, with "Option A" proving favourable for both projects.
cycling adelaide cbd

$3M bike grant gets redirected in Adelaide

$3 million of state government funding for the east-west city bikeway that was scrapped earlier this year will be redirected to other bike riding projects in Adelaide CBD.
Contract signed for new Craigieburn link.

Contract signed for new Craigieburn link

A major new bike route will be created this year to service Melbourne’s growing outer northern suburbs with new off-road bike paths planned alongside Craigieburn Road.
Inkerman Street

Inkerman corridor gets double boost

Design development on the much anticipated strategic cycling corridor along Inkerman Street from Caulfield to St Kilda has gained momentum again.
Wollongong bike city

I love a bike city because…

Wollongong City Council is asking young people to share what they love about bike riding as part of the "I love Wollongong because..." campaign.
O’Keefe Street Velobridge Brisbane

Brisbane’s latest bike bridge

Brisbane plan to add a bike bridge at Woolloongabba to complement the Veloway 1 cycleway and connect the gaps in the city's growing commuter bike network.
Mernda rail trail interruptions

Mernda rail trail interruptions

Riders on the Mernda rail trail may notice vehicles on the trail on some occasions during next month as the Metro Tunnel Project conducts critical signal testing.
Two new bike bridges looking for a name

Two new bike bridges looking for a name

Two great new bike bridges over the West Gate Freeway are getting the finishing touches with all the bells and whistles you could ask for... but they need a name!

Hobart’s first separated cycleways get closer

Hobart City Council is due to meet this Monday 10 May to give the final go ahead for a trial of separated cycleways on Campbell Street and short connectors to Argyle Street on Liverpool and Bathurst streets.
Shepherd Bridge Footscray

Space squeeze at Shepherd Bridge

Riders will need to be careful, and breathe in, as they cross Shepherd Bridge on the Footscray Road Trail in the coming months.

Darwin gets moving

Darwin has launched its inaugural Movement Strategy in a bid to make it easier for people to get around while minimising the impact of transport on the environment.

Launceston strategy covers next 20 years

It’s been years in the making, but finally a draft transport strategy is being presented to this week’s Launceston Council meeting that will govern its actions out to 2040.
Better bike links at Preston

Better bike links at Preston

The elevated rail track solution to the four level crossings removals in Preston looks set to deliver better bike riding and parking facilities.
Temporary path closure at Westall

Temporary path closure at Westall

Signal construction works on the Pakenham/Cranbourne lines will result in periodic closures of the some sections of the Djerring Trail from next week.

Councils cop caning over roads

There is hope that safer and smoother rides may be up the road for bike riders, following a critical report into the management of road maintenance by local councils.

Greater Hobart vision seeking your comments

The state government and Greater Hobart councils have released a new planning document outlining the main directions for development of transport and development in Hobart until 2050.

Vision for bike friendly inner-west

The transformation of Melbourne’s inner-west into a much more liveable environment continues with a new vision emerging for Spotswood and South Kingsville.

Calling BMX and MTB enthusiasts

The Mornington Peninsula Shire has put the call out to BMX and mountain biking enthusiasts to help shape the future of recreational bike riding activities in the region.

Shared zone transformation underway

Work has begun on new shared zones on Albert and Victoria Streets in Brunswick East, making riding and walking easier and improving access to Fleming Park.