Local government

Legal bungle stalls trail projects

Two major trail expansions in Melbourne’s north—situated along railway corridors—have been frozen due to a recently discovered legal anomaly.

Riding the ’Nongs about to get better

Tackling the climbs in the Dandenong Ranges is about to get a little easier thanks to progress with the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road safety improvements project.
route 96 detour

Capital City Trail closure ahead

The Capital City Trail will be closed for the first week in January for tram works at Nicholson Street as part of the Route 96 upgrade project. See map of detour.

Let Launceston Council know bikes are key

Launceston’s Tomorrow Together community consultation is now focusing on transport, asking people to fill out an online survey and contribute to their online map.

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.

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.

MTB park planned for Wollongong

Wollongong City Council has unveiled plans to transform former industrial parkland into a major mountain biking destination.

Works starts on Bay Trail extension

Work to extend the Bay Trail to Mordialloc starts next week, setting up a major milestone in the development of the popular trail on the Port Phillip shoreline.

Major impacts on St Kilda Road

Major works around the future Anzac Station site on St Kilda Road over the next two weeks will detour some riders and require all riders to take extra care.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A new bridge linking Dolphin Sands and Swansea, e-bikes help family ditch car, rotarians riding to raise money for malaria research, new Launceston signs, rail trail legislation to go to parliament.

City cycleways needed now, Rivulet can wait

Hobart alderman Tanya Denison has proposed the Hobart Council investigate the possibility of using the Hobart Rivulet tunnel underneath the city centre for a walking and cycling commuter route.
footscray quarry park

Trails park opening in Footscray

The Quarry Park trails, skills park and pump track, just up from the Maribyrnong River in Footscray, are due to open on Saturday 12 October.