It’s one of New South Wales oldest rail trail proposals. Despite recent funding setbacks, new legislation and renewed enthusiasm could help the Goulburn-Crookwell Rail Trail (GCRT) finally come to life.
Disability assistive technology provider TADTas is helping more people to get riding through the Freedom Wheels program, bringing adapted bikes into the state to provide different levels of physical support according to individual needs.
The Upfield Trail between Parkville and Coburg is set to become one of Melbourne’s best bike routes with the announcement today that the Upfield Rail line will be elevated all the way through Brunswick.
The Parkiteer network continues to grow. Many stations across Victoria have seen the introduction of Parkiteer secure bike parking facilities thanks to station upgrade works, council requests and government funding for expanded bike parking.
Riders in Melbourne’s far southeast will benefit from some major road upgrades soon underway in Pakenham. Funded by the Federal Government and delivered by Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV) the upgrades will remove some nasty intersections and provide much better access for riders on existing routes and some major new bike corridors coming in future [...]
The completion of the coastal pathway is set to become an issue at the upcoming council elections following mayor Steve Kon’s controversial comments that Burnie should abandon the pathway to Heybridge.
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.