January 2021

Upgrades to risky trail crossings

The City of Yarra is starting work on the long-awaited upgrades to the risky Capital City Trail crossings at Brunswick Street North and Rae Street in North Fitzroy.
Canning Street upgrades back on track

Canning Street upgrades back on track

After delays of almost a year due to COVID restrictions, the project to upgrade choked intersections on bike-busy Canning Street is rolling again.
Noosa parade upgrade

Noosa Parade upgrade gets the go-ahead

A stretch of Noosa Parade between the Munna Point Bridge and the Garth Prowd Bridge is set for a major upgrade that promises to improve conditions for bike riders.
Free car parking under attack

Free car parking under attack

Britain’s hospitals have become increasingly dependent on car access, favouring people with motor vehicles and discriminating against those without.
Recall: unsafe MTB pedal

Recall: unsafe MTB pedal

The RYFE 6 Pin Sasquatch mountain bike pedal has been recalled because it may snap when the bicycle is being ridden.

Tassie Bike News Bites

Tassie Bike News Bites is back for another big year, with nominations for Kingborough bike committee, Devonport's commuter cafe, a bike film night and roadwork info all featured.

North East Rail Trail starts moving

Dorset Council has advertised a development application to create the North East Rail Trail on the section between Scottsdale and Wyena, with all public comment due by 25 January.

City security works continue

Several security projects continue along bike routes through he city requiring caution as increasing numbers of riders return to the CBD commute.
Bay Trail boost in southern suburbs

Bay Trail boost in southern suburbs

The first stage of Seaford’s new shared use path is open between Seaford Road and Kananook Station, delivered by the Level Crossing Removal Project.
Peaks valet bags go green

Peaks valet bags go green

Bicycle Network is making the switch to compostable valet bags at Peaks Challenge Falls Creek 2021, saving thousands of plastic bags from going to landfill.

Yan Yean Pipe Track on track

Planning is being finalised for the construction of the Yan Yean Pipe Track from South Morang through Mill Park to the Darebin Creek Trail.

Closures along Djerring Trail

Sections of the Djerring Trail between Caulfield and Sandown Park will be restricted intermittently until the end of February.
moreland council pop up bike lanes

Moreland bike lane trials rolling out

A raft of new bike infrastructure is ready to roll out across the City of Moreland with separated lanes on the way for vital routes across the municipality.

Carlton bike lane disruption

The popular bike lane along Queensberry Street in Carlton will be disrupted for the next couple of months by a water main renewal project.