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Pontoons on the Moonee Ponds Creek

Pontoons on the Moonee Ponds Creek

Riders on the trail along the lower Moonee Ponds Creek may be surprised to find themselves on a pontoon floating on the water this week.

Bikes palmed off Yarra Trail

The move of a couple of stately palm trees will close a section of the Yarra Trail near the rowing sheds next week.
Protected bike lane

Pop-up bike lanes for Melbourne

City of Melbourne will be the first place in Australia to install pop-up bike lanes as a response to the increased number of bike riders during COVID-19.

Bridge lift to close trail

The construction of a new bike and pedestrian bridge on the Federation Trail over Leakes Road in Truganina will require a one day detour of the Trail.
Southbank Promenade

Security improvements along Southbank

The concrete security blocks at certain locations on Southbank Promenade will be removed starting next week as the City of Melbourne proceeds with replacements.

Interruption to Capital City Trail

The water main project along Canning Street, North Carlton, moves across to the Capital City Trail next week, requiring a short detour for bikes.
capital city trail royal park

Royal Park improvements soon

Work will start in the next month or so on landscape improvements in Royal Park that will improve the park environment, and also the experience for riders.

Trail change at the Peppercorn Lawn

Bikes along the Yarra Trail near Princes Bridge will be impacted by a new worksite for Melbourne Metro Tunnel on the lawn next to the rowing sheds.

NSW rail trails gather momentum

New South Wales rail trails are on the move with four new regional trails ramping up their efforts for funding, planning and construction.