Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hale St West temporary path closed again

As Western suburbs commuters will already be aware, another landslip on the temporary path around the Bicentennial Bikeway upgrade works at Hale Street West has meant the path has been closed yesterday and today. The landslip is believed to be … Continue reading

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Path closures at South Bank

Part of the cycle route through South Bank will be affected by construction for approximately five weeks from Monday, 28 March. The affected section is at the Goodwill Bridge end of the parklands, and will be closed to pedestrians for … Continue reading

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New bikeway route at O’Keefe Street

The Eastern Busway Alliance has advised us that the changeover from the temporary bikeway to the permanent (and upgraded with lighting) bikeway will occur on Wednesday 23 March 2011. This will happen in the middle of the day to avoid … Continue reading

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Media release: Green bridges needed to rescue Brisbane’s economy and lifestyle

Also available as a PDF (61 kB). 18 March 2011 Green bridges needed to rescue Brisbane’s economy and lifestyle say cyclists

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Ride to Work Day summary

One of the focal points of Bike Week is the Ride to Work Day breakfast, which has something for everybody involved in cycling in the CBD: everybody gets a free breakfast, politicians get to tout their cycling credentials, BQ, BUGS … Continue reading

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Media release: Cyclists call for Cycling Super Highway on Brisbane’s north side

Also available as a PDF (57 kB). 15 March 2011 Cyclists call for Cycling Super Highway on Brisbane’s north side The Queensland Government should immediately build a Cycling Super Highway in Brisbane’s northern suburbs to end the traffic torture of … Continue reading

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Gardens Point Road detour

As mentioned in our email to members on Friday last week there have been issues with the detour near QUT due to the Northbank security upgrade project. Cyclists travelling south along the river from the city to QUT are diverted … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor still not committing to Riverwalk

Despite last month’s announcement of state and federal government funding to rebuild Riverwalk, Lord Mayor Campbell Newman is still not committing to rebuild the destroyed section of floating Riverwalk at New Farm. The CBD BUG wrote to the Lord Mayor … Continue reading

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Media release: Cyclists slam car tunnels as sink holes for taxpayer dollars and community amenity

Also available as a PDF (57 kB). 10 March 2011 Cyclists slam car tunnels as sink holes for taxpayer dollars and community amenity

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Bike week in full swing

This year’s Bike Week is now well under way, with numerous events having taken place on the weekend and plenty more planned for the coming week. As in previous years CBD BUG will have a tent at Ride to Work … Continue reading

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