Posts Tagged: Bike Lanes

The Council have drawn up an exciting plan for a ‘Green spine’ on Malop Street Geelong. The plan includes a huge improvement to the street for riding. The separated bike lanes will eventually extend from Johnstone park to the Eastern Gardens. This is a massive step in making the city more bike friendly and sustainable. Time…

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Bike budget beckons…

Bike safe have worked really hard to get a few major bicycle infrastructure upgrades in front of Geelong Councillors. The projects look exciting. The stuff gets voted in this Tuesday. Phoning or  emailing your local councillor to voice your support BEFORE Tuesday will help get these projects funded.

Myers st remix

After spending some time on Geelong today, I noticed that Myers st has some much hot, wasted and un-used asphalt… not to mention the unsafe bike lane. Below is my remixed version of the street.  I used paint, separated bike riders from cars, trees for cooling and was careful not to lose any parking… let…

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The northern suburbs of Geelong are a contradiction… The area is blessed with plenty of space, wide roads and nature strips but seriously lack basic infrastructure like bike lanes, footpaths, treed areas and respectable park playgrounds…. Today I rode around the Geelong bay trail, past retiring industrial areas, near elite grammer schooled kids and back…

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The federal Labor government announced a ‘Barwon to Bay Cycleway’ funding of over $1 million. Richard Marles and Member for Corangamite Darren Cheeseman today announced the Barwon to Bay Cycleway in South Geelong. It will connect the Barwon River Bridge to Londsdale Street. While the media release is light on details, it’s an important win for…

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The Fed Gov. knows bicycles can solve issues like parking, pollution of cities and obesity, but will it be business as usual… “The federal government wants to increase the number of people who make short trips by foot or bicycle after a report card on the performance of Australia’s cities found rapid changes in the…

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Geelong’s premier ‘separated’ bike lane on Swanston street has some safety shortcomings… One being the power pole that sits proudly in the middle of it. Attention: Pole has been removed! thanks City of Greater Geelong Glad to see the timber pole is protected with iron supports  –  we can assume it’s to stop riders from damaging it…

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