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Poll: Where should Brisbane’s next ped/cycle bridge be?

With today’s promise by ALP lord mayoral candidate Ray Smith of $2 million to investigate a new pedestrian/cycle bridge, a key question is where the new bridge should go. The options identified in Mr Smith’s policy are: Toowong to West … Continue reading

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More BCC election commitments

Following close on last weekend’s promise by LNP Lord Mayor Graham Quirk to spend $120m on Brisbane’s bikeways over the next four years, ALP lord mayoral candidate Ray Smith today promised a range of initiatives: $100m for bikeway infrastructure, establishment … 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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Jindalee Bridge closure (Kooringal Drive to Mt Ommaney Drive)

The bridge between Kooringal Drive and Mt Ommaney Drive will be closed for replacement of the decking from Monday 10 to Sunday 16 October. Signs indicating the alternate route via Warandoo Street, Burrendah Road and Mankinna Street will be installed … 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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Post-flood bikeway states

Since our previous post the flooding in Brisbane has gone to a whole new level. While many people have lost houses and face a difficult time over the next few months putting their lives back together, for others life is … Continue reading

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Sir Leo Hielscher (Gateway) Bridge bikeway opening

Last weekend was a significant one for cyclists in eastern parts of the city, both north and south of the river, as it marked the opening of the pedestrian and bicycle pathway on the new Sir Leo Hielscher (Gateway) Bridge. … Continue reading

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Tank Street Bridge approved (well almost)

According to a news report on Channel 10 (which I’m sure will make the news on other networks), the Tank Street Bridge has been approved and construction will start July, lasting 2 years. Peter Beattie is claiming that unlike the … Continue reading

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