Monthly Archives: November 2011

Brizzy Bike Fest

It’s already under way, but not too late to mention the Brizzy Bike Fest (23–26 November), which “aims to get more people riding by celebrating bike culture through film, art, discourse and of course rides.” Events on the program include: … Continue reading

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Ivory Lane/Story Bridge path reopened

BCC has advised us that path from under the Story Bridge to Ivory Lane has now been reopened, after a landslip last month led to its closure. However, the repair work is only temporary, and more foundation work will need … Continue reading

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November general meeting — Wednesday, 23 November

The November general meeting will be held at 12.30pm this Wednesday, 23 November 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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Call for volunteers: north side leaflet distribution

As discussed at the October general meeting, the next stage of the BUG’s campaign to get the council and state government to build better cycling infrastructure from Kedron Brook to the CBD (including the Northern Veloway) involves raising wider awareness … Continue reading

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Northern Veloway Right to Information refusal

As part of its campaign for the long overdue Northern Veloway, on 9 November the CBD BUG lodged a Right to Information (RTI) application with the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) to obtain documents relating to the proposed … Continue reading

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Call to action: Review of the Australian Road Rules

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is reviewing the Australian Road Rules (ARR).  The ARR serve as the model on which all states and territories base their respective road rules, including the Queensland Road Rules.

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Kangaroo Point bikeway/road closure

BCC advises that work has commenced to replace the Kangaroo Point cliff lighting damaged in the January flood. The works necessitate the partial closure of the roadway at the base of the cliffs for a length of about 80 metres. … Continue reading

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Poll: What sort of cycling do you do?

People cycle for all sorts of different purposes. For many people it’s just an easy way to get to work, while for others it’s a reason to get up early on the weekend, and for some it’s even a way … Continue reading

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Catalina boardwalk closure, New Farm

BCC advises that maintenance works are required at Catalina Boardwalk (between Riverview Court/Merthyr Road, and Hastings Street, New Farm) including the replacement of old decking and repairs underneath the boardwalk. A full closure of boardwalk will be in place from … Continue reading

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Media release: Bike riders welcome replacement Riverwalk announcement

11 November 2011 Bike riders welcome replacement Riverwalk announcement Brisbane City Council’s announcement of the preferred option for replacing the former floating Riverwalk walkway has been welcomed by the Brisbane Central Business District Bicycle User Group (CBD BUG). The former … Continue reading

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