We’ve put together some education for roads crews with the help of Vicroads and Bikesafe. We’re aiming to improve how road workers deal with signage, bike lanes, riders and the work site. Riders around Geelong (particularly the inexperienced, young or old) can find it difficult to negotiate unexpected hazards when riding… But sometimes these hazards are avoidable and vulnerable…
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“Bendigo, population about 100,000, is leading the state with a new strategy that encourages residents to swap the car one day a week, in favour of cycling, scootering, walking and public transport. The Bendigo Council is backing the push with dollars, with spending on shared cycling/walking paths in the city almost doubling over the next…
Shopping malls are the main places in Australia that prioritise pedestrian movement. Westfield #Geelong keep cars away for buyers. You can’t park out the front of many shops at all yet the place is pumping. The business model of priotising movement of people works, just ask the share holders. Do city planners understand that nice,…
The letter in the local newspaper hit the mark.
A new Council plan to green the Geelong CBD. ‘City in the park‘ aims to make the city a better place to be. The overall plan is very good for the CBD and we cannot wait to see it progress.
There is action happening on Brougham street Geelong…. New white paint is transforming it into a more bikeable street. This will run from Bellerine street to Mercer street in the coming weeks. Well done to Council for doing this.
The Bellarine Rail Trail is now chicane free from Geelong to Drysdale! After a long period of advocacy, petitioning and pleading, the Geelong council has removed the bulky, tight and dangerous chicanes from a big stretch of the trail.
BUG will be have a display of different cargo bikes on Saturday for anyone who wants to learn more about them. What’s a cargo bike?: Come along and find out! BUG members will be in attendance to answer questions, along with cargo bike distributors.
As part of the Sustainable Living Festival in Geelong, the City of Greater Geelong is sponsoring the Geelong Active Streets event on Saturday. This event will include a number of bicycle related activities. BUG is organising a cargo bike display for the event. See below for more information.
Society will be ok while kids are still riding bikes… #ridelikeagirl #sisters #schoolholidayfun A photo posted by byronmitchell (@byronmitchell) on Dec 22, 2014 at 2:57pm PST