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More money for bikes in WA budget

The WA budget for the next fiscal year is headlined by $347 million for bike riding and walking infrastructure over the next four years.

Police seek info on King Street fatality

Victoria Police are seeking information from the public regarding a fatal collision in the Melbourne CBD on Tuesday night. Police say it appears that a rider and a truck collided at the intersection of King and La Trobe Streets near the Flagstaff Gardens at about 5:10pm. La Trobe Street is a busy bike route and [...]

Dublin Road presents next trail opportunity

The removal of the level crossing at Dublin Road on the Lilydale line in Ringwood East has opened up the next opportunity to start the build-out of the planned bike trail network connecting Melbourne’s suburbs.

New trail addition in Ringwood

The Victorian Government has announced it will complete the Heathmont Rail Trail through to Ringwood as part of the Bedford Road level crossing removal.

Tassie Bike News Bites

This Tassie Bike News Bites looks at Intercity Cycleway work closures, federal election promises, new Back on your Bike sessions in Hobart and Devonport, and Devonport Council's new bike tool on video.

An agenda for healthy cities

A group of cities has banded together with a vision to change the way we think about cities and to make health the single, critical factor around which way we plan our urban environment.

Take me to the river

We’ve got another water themed social rides program over the next fortnight with multiple River Derwent rides in Hobart and a loop around Port Sorell in the north west.

Parkiteer is growing

Parkiteer growth is showing no signs of slowing with many cages planned as part of train station redevelopment projects.

30 Year Hobart Plan open for comment

The Greater Hobart Committee has released for public comment a 30 year plan to guide transport and housing decisions as the population increases.

Main Yarra Trail closure at Lower Plenty

Parks Victoria will be undertaking some asphalt repairs on a northern section of the Main Yarra Trail this week. As a result, sections of the trail will be closed.

Airport Rail re-aligns trail

The construction of the rail link to Melbourne Airport will require a realignment of the M80 ring road trail in Airport West.

Kerferd Road bike lanes dumped

In a puzzling decision the plan to place pop-up bike lanes on Kerferd Road in Albert Park has been withdrawn by the Department of Transport.

Yarra Ranges gets bikes on the bus

Yarra Ranges is the latest council to add bike racks to their bus lines, allowing riders to include public transport as part of their journey.
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E-scooters reduce active travel

A recent study into shared e-scooters schemes in a major university city has shown that the use of the devices reduces healthy active travel, especially walking and bike riding.
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Can rail beget trail for UK

Should the UK incorporate bike infrastructure into the development of the multi-billion dollar HS2 high speed train project?

Tassie Bike News Bites

Moves to extend Coastal Pathway to Stanley but no MTB trails Construction of the Coastal Pathway between Wynyard and Burnie is yet to begin but the council is already looking to the future. Waratah–Wynyard Council has given the go ahead to investigating a 73 km extension of the Coastal Pathway to Stanley at its April [...]

Getting out of town

With winter fast approaching our social ride leaders are making the most of the good weather with a few different ride options, including a long ride to New Norfolk and exploration around Oatlands.

Tasman riders aim for local MTB trails

The Tasman Peninsula is the latest Tassie location to have mountain bike trails proposed to cater to the local thirst for shredding as well as providing another activity for tourists.

Lights on for Boulie project

Upgrades to the Boulevard in Kew have started with work to install street lighting through the precinct now underway.

Templestowe road works disruption

There will be concentrated construction activity for the next two months as the notorious roundabout at Porter Street in Templestowe is converted to a controlled intersection.

Tassie Bike News Bites

Learning to ride and how to go bike touring are two valuable sessions being offered in Launceston and Hobart, Devonport Council is calling for comments on its open place strategy and Kingborough Council on its draft capital works plan.

Landmark bridges open at Echuca-Moama

The new Dhungala and Yakoa Bridges, which cross the Murray and Campaspe Rivers at Echuca-Moama, offer five kilometres of shared user path for riders and walkers.