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Long-awaited bike bridge for Eumundi

Hinterland riders rejoice as the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Regional Council team up for a long-awaited upgrade to the bike network in Eumundi.

Public hospital staff keen to get riding

We already know that a lot of hospital staff ride to work because of the health benefits of active transport, but now we also know how many more would like to ride to work but are being held back by barriers such as road safety and poor end-of-trip facilities

How boring! New bike lanes removed.

Separated bike lanes along Linlithgow Avenue in the Domain Parklands will be temporarily ripped out so tunnel boring machines can travel along the street.

Take care at Fed Square

Riders should be alert to construction activities on the path along the Yarra River behind Federation Square.

EES delays Warburton MTB development

A last minute decision for an Environmental Effects Statement has added a planning stage to the development of the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination.

Tassie Bike News Bites

This Bike News Bites looks at the closure of the Macquarie Point interim cycleway, West Tamar Hwy improvements, new shoulders on Evandale Rd, a forum on street redesign, Hobart transport survey, and more!

Port Phillip signals bike budget boost

Separated bike lanes along Jacka Boulevard and Beaconsfield Parade are part of a package of proposed active transport enhancements approved by the City of Port Phillip.

More cycleways to pop-up in Sydney

Sydney's pop-up cycleway scheme rolls on, with Stage 2 plans including over 20 kilometres of new bike lanes across eight council areas.

WA goes big on bike trails

The Western Australian Government pledged a whopping $20m for bike projects earlier this week as part of a $150m infrastructure and tourism upgrade.

Greater Hobart mayors call for cycleway funds

Greater Hobart councils have banded together to ask the Tasmanian Government to fund a network of cycleways and better public transport in a joint submission update to this year’s budget process.

Launceston to improve transport options

The state government and greater Launceston councils have banded together to produce a transport vision for the area and the good news is that cycling is front and centre.
Sydney pop up bike lanes

Sydney plans to keep pedalling

Sydney was quick to announce and implement pop-up bike lanes as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and now Lord Mayor Clover Moore wants more.
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Big bike plans for the Gong

The City of Wollongong have released exciting new plans to create a more bike friendly city, with the Draft Wollongong Cycling Strategy 2030 out now for feedback.
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Detour starts for M80 Trail

A section of the M80 Trail along the Ring Road at Thomastown will be detoured though quiet local streets from next Monday.
ireland spends big on bikes

Ireland spending up big on bikes

The Republic of Ireland have committed a whopping €360 million annually (over AU$586 million) to cycling and walking schemes for the next five years.
Bike riders and the Sydney Harbour Bridge steps

Another Harbour Bridge ramp update

Transport officials are finalising plans for cycle ramps at the northern and southern ends of the Sydney Harbour Bridge more than two years after community opposition sidelined the project.
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New greenlink in Slacks Creek

A new one kilometre greenlink pathway opened in Slacks Creek, Queensland this week, offering a new and exciting healthy space to the community.

Huntingfield plan misses bike connections

The Tasmanian Government has released a draft master plan for a major new residential development in Huntingfield in the state’s south and is calling for public feedback, including on active transport connections, before 26 June.
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Brisbane bike bridge plans go ahead

With public consultation complete, a business case will now be developed for the Kangaroo Point bike bridge, with state government committing $1.6m to the plan.

New cycleways on the way for Inner West

Residents of Sydney’s Inner West will soon enjoy three new cycleways and paths as part of state government funding to revitalize open spaces along the Parramatta Road corridor.

Virus slashes traffic, empties roads

A significant drop in traffic as we comply with stay-home restrictions suggests that congestion could be much easier, and cheaper, to fix than governments think.
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BikeSpot 2020 kicks off

BikeSpot 2020 offers bike riders and drivers an opportunity to share perceptions of bike riding safety in Victoria, and prioritise areas of improvement.
Forrest Mountain Bike Park

Funding boost for Forrest MTB

The revitalisation of the Forrest Mountain Bike Park has the green light following a $500,000 grant offer from the state government.

Hope for Geelong’s bike lanes

Protected bike lanes on Geelong's Malop Street look likely to remain after the state government took control from the local council.

Dodgy detour puts Sydney riders in danger

The cycle bridge over Victoria Road in Sydney's inner west has been shut down for construction of the WestConnex motorway — and riders aren't happy with the detour.
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Brisbane’s velobridge proposal

The latest stage of Queensland’s biggest bikeway project proposes a controversial ‘velobridge’ where riders loop out over the water. Have your say on the plans.

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.