Posts Tagged: COGG

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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An excellent path in North Geelong along the rail line is a model for future path development in Geelong… It’s a great example of how shared paths should look – wide, seperated, smooth and shaded. This needs to be extended from the city (as we’ve dreamt about before) to onto Lara.

Many people care for improving Geelong streets. An all too common sight in #Geelong #BikePath #Safety #Fail #COGG A photo posted by David Birley (@david.birley) on Feb 14, 2015 at 10:57pm PST

The proposed Geelong Council budget is out… It’s not great reading for riders. They has decided to NOT put any extra money in their budget to support the recently adopted Principle Bicycle Network (PBN) implementation. This is crucial to improve safety and to encourage more people to ride to work, school, uni, shops.  To fix the intersections,…

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How has commuter riding changed in Geelong in ten years? We’ve found some stats. You be the judge. 2001 to 2011 Methods of travel to work for a decade. Src: http://profile.id.com.au/geelong/travel-to-work Method of travel to work 2001 % share of all modes (2001) 2011 % share of all modes (2011) increase Change in mode share % Bicycle…

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Locals across Australia are being asked to join Bicycle Network’s latest campaign ‘Low Speed Locals‘ to introduce lower speeds in neighbourhoods where bike riders, pedestrians and drivers share the roads. Low Speed Locals is calling on Australian bike riders and other road users to write to their local council’s Chief Executive Officer or Councillor and ask for slower…

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Below is  submission to the City of Greater Geelong Environment Management Strategy draft. Let us know what you think. We recommend important changes to page 21 of the draft –  this part particularly: Transport Influence – Number of bicycle riders counted on ‘Super Tuesday’ (held annually in March) Increase Influence – Length of dedicated bicycle paths Increase Influence –…

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Ride 2 Work Day 2013

This Wednesday October 16th is Ride 2 Work Day.  Regulars bike commuters and many first time bike commuters will all be riding to work. Bicycle Network Victoria is coordinating the event, but many other organisations and businesses are supporting the day by organizing breakfasts for the participants. The City of Greater Geelong is organising an…

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