Monthly Archives: October 2011

Media release: Double whammy cuts off New Farm from city

Also available as a PDF (954 kB). 27 October 2011 Double whammy cuts off New Farm from city Residents of New Farm and other inner northern suburbs were dealt another blow this week following the sudden and indefinite closure of … Continue reading

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Ivory Lane/Story Bridge path closed

This just in from Council: The shared pathway from Ivory Lane through to the Story Bridge (beside Medina Apartments) has been closed indefinitely due to land slippage and retaining wall collapse. Fencing has been installed at either end of the … Continue reading

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October general meeting — Wednesday, 26 October

The October general meeting will be held at 12.30pm next Wednesday, 26 October in the usual tiered theatrette in the BCC library on the ground floor of Brisbane Square, 266 George Street. All members are welcome, and new members can … Continue reading

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CBD BUG passes 600 members milestone

A recent surge in requests to join the CBD BUG has seen our organisation pass the milestone of 600 members. The importance of our membership growth cannot be overstated, as our increasing numbers give the CBD BUG additional voice with … Continue reading

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Two Wheels to Work

Hot on the heels of National Ride to Work Day is a new ride-to-work event called Two Wheels to Work, ‘to promote commuting by bicycle in Brisbane, linking existing bike commuters with non-commuters to help overcome the barriers to getting … Continue reading

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Recent Northern Veloway meetings

Over the last few months CBD BUG representatives have had a series of meetings with state and local politicians to continue to push for a commitment to the Northern Veloway. Meetings to date have included Stirling Hinchliffe MP (Member for … Continue reading

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Poll: Mandatory helmet laws

Our recent polls have been a bit one-sidedly negative or positive, but this month we’re going to risk something a bit more controversial. And, what could be more controversial than… yep, you guessed it: helmets. Well, not helmets per se, … Continue reading

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National Ride to Work Day

It’s National Ride to Work Day this Wednesday, 12 October. While not as a big a deal in Brisbane as the Queensland Bike Week Ride to Work Day in March, it’s still a good an opportunity for existing cycle commuters … Continue reading

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