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.
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The Geelong Advertiser and Bike safe tell us about the statistics that suggests Geelong is a rubbish place to ride a bike… Some of the comments in the article seem to back up that suggestion. http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/article/2013/10/25/374848_news.html
The Federal Member for Corio Richard Marles made a speech in parliament recently covering off all the benefits of improved safety for bike riders in our fair city. “In the last two weeks, I have met with Mr Barton van Laar, the President of Bike Safe in Geelong. Barton has spoken to me of a…
Some works have been recently completed that will make riding into Geelong from Newcomb much safer… The new link takes riders off a precarious section of Portarlington Rd down a service road an then back onto Portarlington road where the bike lane resumes.
Murradoc Rd from Drysdale to St. Leonards is going to have 1.5m sealed shoulders. Part of a $2.17 million makeover of five local roads coming soon.
A number of Geelong region buses are now displaying bicycle safety messages. McHarry’s Buslines are taking part in the Bike Safe campaign for improved safety for cyclists by displaying the messages on the back of 20 of their buses.
In response to growing concern for the safety of road cyclists in the region, a new group has been formed to lobby for safety improvements for road training and touring cyclists. The group is called Bike Safe and has recently got coverage in the local press. Related links: Geelong region’s cycling black spots named –…