Local government

North East Rail Trail starts moving

Dorset Council has advertised a development application to create the North East Rail Trail on the section between Scottsdale and Wyena, with all public comment due by 25 January.
City security works continue

City security works continue

Several security projects continue along bike routes through he city requiring caution as increasing numbers of riders return to the CBD commute.
Bay Trail boost in southern suburbs

Bay Trail boost in southern suburbs

The first stage of Seaford’s new shared use path is open between Seaford Road and Kananook Station, delivered by the Level Crossing Removal Project.

Yan Yean Pipe Track on track

Planning is being finalised for the construction of the Yan Yean Pipe Track from South Morang through Mill Park to the Darebin Creek Trail.
moreland council pop up bike lanes

Moreland bike lane trials rolling out

A raft of new bike infrastructure is ready to roll out across the City of Moreland with separated lanes on the way for vital routes across the municipality.

New off-road trails identified for Brisbane

A network of new mountain bike tracks, cyclo-cross circuits, pump tracks and off-road trails have been earmarked under Brisbane Council’s draft off-road cycling strategy.

We can see clearly now

Gone are the dark shrouds that had riders blind as they crossed The Moonee Ponds Creek on the narrow path at Footscray Road.
Trail terminates at Docklands Studios

Trail terminates at Docklands Studios

A section of the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail adjacent to Docklands Studios has closed to enable the construction of the new Sound Stage 6 project.
Caution required at Southgate

Caution required at Southgate

Riders should be alert to construction works as a concrete block is installed at the foot of Southgate Ave to control vehicle intrusion into promenade.
Help Yarra get its glow back

Help Yarra get its glow back

The City of Yarra was once—for a while—Australia’s most bike-friendly council, and now there is a chance it can get the title back again.
Change to M80 trail detour

Change to M80 trail detour

Riders along the M80 Ring Road Trail in Thomastown can expect a minor change to their detour from next Monday.
Bridge works to detour Fed Trail

Federation Trail Detour update

Works on construction of the new Federation Trail bridge at Williams Landing are underway again, causing the trail to be closed and detoured.
Gardiners Creek Toorak Road de-silting

Toorak Road underpass improvements

Silt deposits in the Gardiners Creek at Toorak Road are being removed in an attempt to prevent frequent and annoying flooding of the adjacent trail.

Gig economy inquiry must be expedited

Findings from the New South Wales Legislative Council’s inquiry into the gig economy must be expedited to make a better workplace for food delivery riders.
eastern suburbs rail trail

Box Hill to Hawthorn trail gathers steam

The proposal for a vital bike corridor from the east has firmed, as the Department of Transport moves to conclude feasibility study into a bike corridor from Box Hill to Hawthorn.
Park and Ride for bikes at Bulleen

Park and Ride for bikes at Bulleen

In an innovative development, a massive new ‘bus station’ to be built at Bulleen will have advanced facilities for bike riders.
Wollongong Pop-Up Bike Fest

Pop-up bike fest in the Gong

The City of Wollongong is hosting a pop-up bike fest next weekend, and continuing to pedal hard towards becoming a world class bike riding destination.
The Main Yarra Trail Hawthorn Bridge detour

Hawthorn Bridge works close path link

A short section of path that riders use to connect to Bridge Road via Yarra Boulevard from the Main Yarra Trail will be closed from time to time from next week until Christmas.
Moonee Ponds Creek link underway

Moonee Ponds Creek link underway

A new connection on Moonee Ponds Creek Trail has reached the delivery phase with work on a new bridge linking Essendon and Brunswick West starting next year.
Cringila Hills Masterplan Wollongong City Council

Wollongong’s MTB masterplan takes shape

Wollongong City Council is set to begin detailed design and construction work on the early stages of the Cringila Hills Masterplan, with mountain bikes at the forefront.
Frensham Reserve closure

Frensham Reserve trail closed

The relocation of transmission towers to Frensham Reserve, Watsonia will require the closure of a section of the trail this month.

Road works on Great Ocean Road

Riders taking advantage of the new freedoms and exploring further west on the Great Ocean Road may encounter a lane closure at Separation Creek.

More security installation along the Yarra

Riders should take care as work gets underway next week on the installation of additional security measures in public areas on the north and south banks of the Yarra River.
Glen Huntly level crossing removals

Level crossing project to test bike commitment

The Glen Huntly level crossing removals present an opportunity for the state government to honour its obligations to include essential bike infrastructure, but your feedback is crucial.

Vital path link closed

The bike link on Todd Road, Port Melbourne, will be closed for all of next week, with the off-road path to be re-instated following electricity works under the bridge.

Detour for bike bridge construction

Work will start later this month on the new bridge that will take the Federation Trail over the Westgate Freeway inbound exit ramp at Williamstown Road.

Seddon sewer project

Melbourne Water will be undertaking sewer inspections around Seddon this month on streets that can be busy with bikes.

Can Skylands change Tassie development?

Droughty Point on Hobart’s River Derwent is set to become the capital’s newest suburb, but can it set a new standard for residential development so it becomes more than a place to drive in and out of, including good cycling links?
Federation Trail flood

Flooded trail fixed, for now

The incessant flooding of the Federation Trail at Laverton North may be a thing of the past. Fingers crossed.
William Street bike lane along the Flagstaff Gardens

Bus operation to squeeze bike lane

The William Street bike lane along the Flagstaff Gardens will be squeezed for space for a while during November due to a major replacement-bus operation.
Closures on the Hallam Bypass Trail

Closures on the Hallam Bypass Trail

There will be intermittent closures of the Hallam Bypass Trail from now until the end of November as part of Stage 2 of the Monash Freeway Upgrade.

Long-term bike vision for regional WA

Western Australian state and local governments are working together to develop a strategic long-term vision for bike riding, active transport and bike tourism.

Better bike lane at Fed Square

Work has started on the installation of security bollards along Swanston Street outside Federation Square that will improve the bike lane in the bustling block.

Councils to lift their game?

A new information hub has been created to improve the capability of local government to plan, design, deliver, activate and evaluate active travel projects.

Tow away zones extended

Drivers that casually park on clearways in Melbourne could find their cars towed away and impounded under new rules being rolled out.