Posts Tagged: safety

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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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

Getting people riding is not rocket science… Good bike infrastructure makes cycling with kids safer & better #activekids #Geelong #safecycling #daddaughtertime A photo posted by byronmitchell (@byronmitchell) on Mar 8, 2015 at 9:05pm PDT

This is what Bicycle Users Geelong submitted to the feedback on the truck trial ban in Geelong. —————————————————————- The Central Geelong truck trail has had a positive impact on Mercer and Malop St. Anecdotally, Malop street in particular seems: • less scary to ride on • has less noise pollution • reduced diesel fume pollution • is…

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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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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  

More carnage on our roads, or more specifically a bike rider hopitalised by a driver.  Adding to the 3 other car crashes this morning (20 Aug). Read the report on the Addy website. How many car accidents is too many?  

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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