Geotechnical investigations in Yarraville may interrupt some bike journeys from later this month into February next next year Francis Street near the freight line level crossing will be impacted, as will Hardie Road and Cawley Road through the adjacent industrial area. Energy connection utility AusNet and its contractors are completing geotechnical investigations, locating existing services [...]
A new report from UK environmental think tank Green Alliance has found that switching up to 7.5% of vans to electric cargo bikes would reduce emissions by the equivalent of its domestic aviation sector.
Like most things in life, riding a bike isn’t without risks, and while it isn’t compulsory to have insurance, it’s important to understand the risks and what you can do to ensure you have the right support to minimise the impact on you and your loved ones if something does go wrong. There are different [...]
The project to upgrade the Sunbury rail line will be active around Footscray in the lead up to the Summer break, and riders should be alert to construction vehicles entering the rail corridor near bike routes.
Wellington Trust has released a draft visitor and recreation strategy covering kunanyi/Mt Wellington, which recommends revising the Wellington Park 2005 bike strategy in the next 2 years. The 2005 bike strategy and changes made in 2000 opened up the mountain to more mountain bike riding trail opportunities, such as the North–South Track. Since it was [...]
In a surprising and unconventional manoeuvre the City of Port Phillip will tomorrow consider ripping out all of the 34 km of pop-up bike infrastructure that was recently installed as part of a joint council and Department of Transport project.
Now that the level crossings at Preston is removed, works will expand on landscaping activities around the station precinct and there may be some impact on bike traffic. Works will continue until Friday 23 December 2022 and then resume from Monday 9 January 2023. Road and footpath closures in December 2022 include: Cramer Street. Closed [...]
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.
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.
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.