Early investigations for the upgrade of the South Gippsland Highway between South Dandenong and Lynbrook could provide a vital bike connection to Cranbourne through the suburbs in Melbourne’s south-east.
Geelong’s plan to transform its central business area into a people-friendly and attractive streetscape has progressed another step with the release of master plans for Mercer and Gheringhap Streets, two gateways to the city.
When Bren Christiansen decided to take a bike tour through Morocco, he thought I would have an amazing tour, how could it not be amazing cycling with friends and other like minded people? Then a devastating earthquake struck in the leadup.
It's 5.30am in Yarram and most of the township is fast asleep, as are the 1500 unexpected visitors who arrived by bike the day before. Bicycle Network's General Manager of Events, Caitlin Borchers, is awake though.
More than $7 million in grants that could pay for cycling paths are up for grabs in the coming months so if your local council has been dragging its heels on a project you are keen on, it’s time to encourage them to get on with it.
The State Government announcement of a major upgrade to the La Trobe Street tram route that will also deliver significant improvements to the popular east-west bike facility through the CBD to Docklands.
It's happened in Brussels and it's happened in Paris. It's happened right across Wales and it's about to happen in Amsterdam. Now 30km/h default speed limits are coming to the Melbourne suburbs of Fitzroy and Collingwood.
Longford winds back kerb extensions for rider safety while Kingborough wants to introduce them, Hobart Council looking for climate champions, and the Tasman Bridge upgrade gets the federal government tick.
It’s a mixed bag of social rides this fortnight. A few out of towners in the Ranelagh and Orford rides, a couple of Fern Tree challenges and the monthly north-west ride is heading to the edge of its turf at Port Sorell.
Our social rides have a helping flavour this fortnight with the E-bike Coffee Club ride showing people how to get around Glenorchy, ride leader Brian and others helping Alice build confidence at Kangaroo Bay and the Open House Hobart ride getting a Back on your Bike session to get riders ready to roll.
An organised mass participation ride like Around the Bay can act as a powerful motivator at any point of a health journey, but at one cardiac health clinic in Melbourne's it is serving as a vital pathway on the road to recovery.
Improving conditions for bike riders and making it easier for everybody to choose sustainable modes of transport can mean great things for the environment, but at Bicycle Network we know there is always more that can be done.
The need to slow car traffic in built-up areas and create separation to protect vulnerable road users from vehicles were some of the strongest themes put to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into road safety last week.
When staff at Willoughby Public School went to the local council with concerns about car congestion and road safety, they expected to met with engineering solutions to improve the flow of vehicles and people.
Low-speed streets are instrumental in encouraging bike riding and other forms of active transport, and more of them could be on the way in New South Wales following landmark changes to the govermnent's speed zoning standards.
Hundreds of people on bikes, scooters, e-bikes, cargo bikes, recumbent bikes and other modes of low and people-powered transport are expected to join the next Critical Mass event in Melbourne on Friday 30 June.
The Shrine to Sea project, funded by the State Government with $13M in 2018 to provide a walking and biking boulevard between St Kilda Road and the beach at Beaconsfield Parade, no longer contains a walking and biking component.
When the 480 km Tasmanian Trail was first dreamed up back in the 1990s it was by horse riders looking for a multi-day challenge.
Fast-forward 26 years and it’s now bicycle riders looking for an adventure to test their gravel and touring bikes who are now the dominant trail user.