Geelong Ford workers on bikes make the commute home during the construction of the North Geelong Factory in 1925. Source: Geelong Heritage Centre Is there a bike lane on the Princess Hwy now?
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“Walking and cycling would be prioritised on a revitalised Malop St, the stretch of Mercer St traffic lights removed and Johnstone Park expanded to create a bold new entrance to the city, a major new project suggests” – Geelong Advertiser. The long term future of riding in Central Geelong looks promising with many important local…
“Imagine if we could invent something that cut road and rail crowding, cut noise, cut pollution and illhealth – something that improved life for everyone, quite quickly, without the cost and disruption of new roads and railways. Well, we invented it 200 years ago: the bicycle.” The mayor of London introduces his vision for cycling.
Two years ago we raised this intersection with Vicroads and CoGG, to date little has been done apart from scaping and sweeping which has exposed the terrible condition of the road shoulder which is unridable on anything other than a Mountain Bike. Because of the poor condition of the shoulder riders are forced to move…
The annual Super Tuesday bike count is on TOMORROW, Tuesday March 5th. Remember to ride your bike between 7am and 9am tomorrow and BE COUNTED!
The annual Super Tuesday bike count will take place on March 5th.
Voting for the City of Greater Geelong council elections concludes this week, with the Mayoral position now directly elected. Bicycle Network Victoria has sought responses from candidates from council electorates all over Victoria. We present those responses provided by candidates for the COGG Council.
RIde2Work Day is on again next Wednesday (October 17th, 2012). Join in and try out riding to work, or celebrate your regular commute with fellow cyclists.
Are you passionate about cycling? Do you see problems with cycling infrastructure around Geelong or it’s environs? Do you have ideas about how cycling infrastructure and safety can be improved for cyclists? Would you like to be involved in helping cyclists? If this is you then we need your help in BUG, please contact us…
The monthly construction update for April from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge project team is available.
The monthly construction update for March from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team is available.
Super Tuesday, the annual visual cyclist count, is on this Tuesday.
The monthly construction update for February from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team is available.
The monthly construction update for December from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team is available.
Wednesday October 12th is Ride to Work Day 2011. Join the 1000s of others who will ride their bike to work on Wednesday, many of who doing it for the first time.
The monthly construction update for September from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team (Geelong) is available.
An excellent article on the place of bicycles on our roads from the ABC: http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2011/09/08//3312420.htm
A number of improvements have recently been completed on the Bellarine Rail Trail by the City of Greater Geelong.
This dangerous intersection of Batten Road and Barwon Heads should be fixed,the gravel covers the bike lane and forces cyclists into the high speed traffic lane. Vicroads believes control of the gravel is a CoGG responsibility but does sweep the road shoulders each month. The BUG has raised this issue with CoGG seeking to fix…
after our meeting with Vicroads the temporary path promised has been delivered. This new path will allow cyclists who wish to keep off the roads to access the Waurn Ponds Creek Trail from the Barwon River Trail with a minimum of on road riding.