Posts Categorized: Updates

The ‘State of Australian Cities 2013‘ is a federal Dept. of Infrastructure and Transport publication released on the 30 June. The report on Geelong has some notes on Geelong’s livability and active travel. The low-lights for Geelong are:  Less people riding (in 2011) than in 2006. Commuting by bicycle or walking in Geelong is below average for…

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Plenty of people, young and old turned out to enjoy the winter sunshine and re-invigorate a few inner city lanes for the ‘better block’ event. The event strongly supported bike riders of all kinds with easy bike parking, coffee and a cycling forum. The forum at Beav’s Bar was stacked with people passionate about seeing…

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A seriously passionate assessment of Geelongs lack of accommodation for bike riders… Get a coffee or beer to read this work by Dane expat  journo Mik Aidt. Call for more cyclists in the streets  

Bike friendly coffee

What is it with bike riders and coffee… Fuel is a bike friendly cafe in central Geelong (map)… It brings together great coffee, cosy urban interior, hipster bike hangers and it is frequented by pretty people… lovely!

WOW… An all-star line up for the upcoming Cycling forum… This just in from the organisers: On Saturday June 15th Cycle Geelong will host a Geelong Cycling Forum: a public discussion about community bicycle transportation, covering aspects such as safety, infrastructure and networks in Geelong. This forum comes at a crucial time in the region with numerous…

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A Geelong train station revamp is on the cards, thanks to the NDIS rolling into town and shaming the State Government into action. An upgrade to the station will accommodate people who have difficulty negotiating the existing stairs to cross the tracks. This is well overdue for the downtrodden pensioners, the disabled, mums with prams and bike riders….

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