Monthly Archives: February 2012

February general meeting — Wednesday, 29 February

The February general meeting will be held at 12.30pm this Wednesday, 29 February 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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Lots of minor closures and detours

BCC today advised us of a whole range of unrelated minor upcoming closures and detours, on top of the work already in progress on the Bicentennial Bikeway at Toowong and Auchenflower, and at Kangaroo Point.: Merthyr Park shared pathway works … Continue reading

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Sample election candidate letters

A few weeks ago we asked members to write to their local council and state government candidates asking them about their support for cycling. In response we had a number of people ask for some sample letters they could use … Continue reading

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Poll: do you still ride in wet weather?

We’re well into the wet season now and, while we haven’t had as much heavy rain as last year, La Niña has still certainly had her moments. We’d like to hear how much of an impact the rain has on … Continue reading

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February guest speaker: Rachel Smith

The CBD BUG is very privileged to announce the guest speaker for our next general meeting will be Rachel Smith. The topic of her address will be: Developing Sustainable Transport Options for Australian Communities. The meeting will start at 12.30pm … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Point bikeway works

BCC advises that from next Tuesday, 21 February it will be operating heavy machinery across the Kangaroo Point bikeway near the corner of Macdonald Street and Mackenzie Street (just south of the jazz club). The machinery will include an excavator … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Bikeway bridge decking replacement

BCC advises that work will commence this Thursday, 16 February to replace the deteriorating plywood panels on the bridge near the Drift Restaurant. Work times will be to 9am – 3pm daily. A traffic controller will be employed at each … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Bikeway partial closure

BCC advises the Toowong (Regatta) stretch of the Bicentennial Bikeway will be partially closed for 100m sections from 23 February to 10 March 2012 from 8pm to 5am to allow geotechnical drilling for Stage 4 of the bikeway reconstruction. The … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Cycle 2012

The Lazy Sunday Cycle is kicking off the year with a ride this Sunday 5 February, starting at 10 am from the city Botanic Gardens and ending with a sausage sizzle at Kangaroo Point. The route is 100% off roads … Continue reading

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