Local government

New north-east MTB tracks start in early 2019

The Moreland City Council has released its draft Integrated Transport Strategy, and it is a progressive and exciting plan that gives good priority to bike riding. The paper argues that transport is more than just getting from one place to another and says it “provides us with the freedom and flexibility to come together and live […]

Celebrate with Tour de Cecil

The City of Port Phillip is marking the recent upgrades of its Cecil Street bike lanes with a month of special bike themed celebrations, and there is a special offer for Bicycle Network members.
Swan Street Bridge October

Swan Street Bridge reopens, again

The shared path under the Swan Street Bridge has reopened after alterations were made to the bungled design presented to riders earlier this year.
30km/h speed zone in Yarra

30km/h speed trial now active

The 30km/h speed limit trial in the Yarra council area is now underway, with the new speed limits being enforced since 21 September.

Driveway lips a trip

High driveway lips pose a danger to cyclists - let local councils and the Institute of Public Works Engineers know about driveways higher than the 10mm standard.
Mullum Mullum Trail map

Mullum Mullum Trail now completed

The long anticipated Mullum Mullum Trail in Melbourne’s east opens this weekend, creating a magnificent new circuit for riders.
Dean Street Underpass at Moonee Ponds

Troublesome underpass now fixed

Riders have reacted positively to the reopening of the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail at the Dean Street underpass near the Moonee Ponds Racecourse.
Victoria Parade closure map

Victoria Parade closure

One of the city’s busiest streets, Victoria Parade in Fitzroy, will be totally closed to traffic for several days the weekend after next.
SuperTuesday NT Darwin

A super count in the north

On Tuesday 4 September, more than 160 people across Queensland and NT got up extra early to help count the numbers of people riding bikes.

Coastal Pathway cashed up

The North-West Coastal Pathway is is set to be extended to from Sulphur Creek to Latrobe after the state government confirmed $4.8 million of funding.
Super Tuesday North 2017

Going north to count bikes

Australia’s biggest bike count will head north next week when Super Tuesday hits the Northern Territory and Queensland on Tuesday 4 September.

Work starts on Margate–Snug shared path

Kingborough Council has started building a 3 metre wide shared cycling and walking path between Snug and Margate, which is due to open before the end of the year.
Memorial ride for Gitta Scheenhouwer

Calls for change on Chapel Street

The Mayor of Stonnington made a call for protected bike lanes on Chapel Street at this morning’s memorial event for Gitta Scheenhouwer.