Get behind our biggest bicycle infrastructure project ever! The Building Better Bike Project project will create two large new major cycling routes . The southern link will connect Central Geelong with Waurn Ponds via Belmont. The western link will connect Central Geelong with Herne Hill, via Geelong West. These projects will make it safer and easier for people…
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The monthly construction update for December from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team is available.
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.
Site preparation works have commenced for this new bridge; at meetings with Vic Roads we have been advised that the paths around the river will remain open throughout construction, if works impinge upon the path a temporary path must be laid around the works.
The new plan from the City of Greater Geelong for the Northern Section of the Swanston Street Bike Link is now available for community feedback. The plan, which covers the section of Swanston Street North from McKillop Street, features almost exclusively one-way bike paths adjacent to existing footpaths.
Work has started on creating a shared path on the Moorabool Street bridge. This will be achieved by widening the footbath on the Western side of the bridge. It is hoped that this will provide a useful link between the shared trails on both sides of the Barwon River.
Bicycle Users Geelong are concerned that resident opposition may cause the council to decide to not implement the plan or to implement a new version that is less safe or of less benefit to cyclists. A petition of 300 signatures from residents and users of Swanston St and surrounds that are against the current plan…
The City of Greater Geelong has now posted a page for the Swanston Street Bike Route on the Have Your Say section of the COGG website. The maps made available at the public consultation meetings in December can be downloaded from this page. You can also submit your feedback and suggestions or ask a question…
The City of Greater Geelong is planning construction of a bike route along Swanston Street. This route will link the Bellarine Rail Trail with South Geelong Station, Corio Bay and the Barwon River trail.