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bikespot 2020

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.
brisbane velobridge

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.
Road Safety Symposium

Road Safety Symposium

World leading experts will explore new avenues to improve safety on our roads at a symposium scheduled for Melbourne in March 2020.

Off-road path to link airport to causeway

The Department of State Growth has revised plans to widen the Tasman Highway between the airport and Midway Point causeway and new plans include a shared riding and walking path along the northern edge of the road.

Traffic inquiry coming to the end of the line

The Legislative Council’s inquiry into Hobart traffic congestion has now held public hearings and the submissions are in, as we wait to see what it recommends to solve the capital’s pesky peak hour problems.

Rumble in the regions

Regional Roads Victoria continues to upgrade the safety of rural roads and is undertaking an extensive rollout of rumble strips across the state's south-west.
Footpath riding NSW

Change to footpath riding law not enough

Bicycle Network is disappointed by the Andrews Labor Government’s decision to increase the age that people in Victoria can ride a bike on the footpath by just one year.