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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.

Bikes banned on Newcastle light rail route

Bike riders have been banned from Scott Street in the mixed running section of the Newcastle Light Rail following the completion of the NSW Government safety review.

Macksville to Nambucca path imminent

18 months since funding was announced to complete the cycleway between Macksville and Nambucca, construction is expected to start by the end of the year.

Cairns to Gordonvale connection

A new 20 km off-road bike path has been announced to bridge the missing links from Cairns all the way south to Gordonvale.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A new bridge linking Dolphin Sands and Swansea, e-bikes help family ditch car, rotarians riding to raise money for malaria research, new Launceston signs, rail trail legislation to go to parliament.

Victorian wellbeing plan goes active

The Victorian public health and wellbeing plan 2019–2023 has outlined active living as a focus area to improve the wellbeing of our people and communities.