Monthly Archives: March 2012

March general meeting — Wednesday, 28 March

The March general meeting will be held at 12.30pm this Wednesday, 28 March 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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Queensland election commitment analysis

To ensure you’re fully informed when voting tomorrow, here’s our take on the various commitments that each of the major parties have made to cycling: Australian Labor Party Liberal National Party The Queensland Greens Katter’s Australian Party

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Works in George Street bike lane

BCC advises that there will be some closures of the separated bike lane on George Street this month, to allow construction of footpaths around the new Supreme Court building. Work will be done in stages to miniminse disruption to pedestrians … Continue reading

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Keep up with what’s going on

First of all, welcome to the 50+ new members who signed up at the recent Ride to Work Day! We now have about 700 members, which makes for a healthy continued growth rate. If you’re reading this and you’re not … Continue reading

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Backflow valve installation, Bicentennial Bikeway

Over the coming months BCC will be installing backflow valves on several drains along the Bicentennial Bikeway to prevent potential flooding of the storm water network. The work will be done over approximately twenty low tides between 13 April and … Continue reading

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Path closures, York’s Hollow

Transcity will be closing parts of the bike path on the northern side of the ICB, just west of the Victoria Park Land Bridge for tree felling. Some of the trees are located immediately adjacent to pathways in the area. … Continue reading

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Energex work, Gardens Point

Energex will be conducting inspections and possible work near the bikeway at Gardens Point, starting next week and continuing for several weeks. Work hours will be 9 am to 3 pm and 8 pm to 5 am. BCC advises that … Continue reading

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Media release: Eastern suburbs desperate for green bridge to the city

For some years CBD BUG has been pushing for construction of a series of new pedestrian/cycle bridges to be built to form a safe and direct cycle route east to the city from the inner eastern suburbs. These bridges have … Continue reading

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Sandgate Road cycling ban, Virginia

People who travel by bike down Sandgate Road will be well aware of the banning of cyclists last month at the overpass of the large roundabout at Downfall Creek, Virginia. The ban was imposed by the Department of Transport and … Continue reading

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Poll: How do you stay comfy in the rain?

With this morning’s downpour at the end of the Ride to Work Day breakfast it seems fitting that we follow on from last month’s poll about how you cope with the rain. Last month we only asked whether you still … Continue reading

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