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July General Meeting – Wednesday, 25 July

The July general meeting will be held at 12.30pm this Wednesday, 25 July 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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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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Centenary Motorway cycle closure

The 10 km section of the Centenary Highway between Garden Road, Richlands and Springfield Parkway will be closed to cyclists during next stage of construction of the Darra to Springfield railway line. The closure affects only the highway itself, not … Continue reading

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Samford to Ferny Grove cycle route consultation

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is moving forward with its planning for a cycle route between Samford and Ferny Grove, for which $1 million was allocated in this year’s state budget. Some more information is in the flyer … Continue reading

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Samford Road/Wardell Street intersection upgrade

CBD BUG member John Nightingale last week attended a briefing on the Department of Transport and Main Roads’ planned upgrade of the intersection of Samford Rd and Wardell St. This is a major project, expected to cost about $90m at … Continue reading

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Helmet research paper released

After months of pursuing it, CBD BUG has finally obtained under Queensland’s Right to Information legislation a copy of the Bicycle Helmet Research paper ( PDF, 4.9 MB) produced by the Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland … Continue reading

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Designing for Pedestrians and Cyclists course

Are you interested in improving your knowledge of cycling and cycle-friendly infrastructure design? The Department of Transport and Main Roads runs a two day “Designing for Pedestrians and Cyclists” course that teaches people involved in road design the basics of … Continue reading

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