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Brisbane CBD building owner “raises the bar” on providing end-of-trip facilities

In yet another sign of building owners’ and tenants’ recognition of the need to cater for the increasing popularity of bike commuting in Brisbane the owners of Northbank Plaza at 69 Ann Street Brisbane (Charter Hall) have enhanced their end-of-trip … Continue reading

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Path widening at Uxbridge Street, Grange

BCC advises it is about to undertake work to widen the narrow pathway between the Lanham Park bikeway (between Kedron Brook Bikeway and the Grange Library) and the corner of Uxbridge Street and Ferres Street, Grange. Work will commence this … 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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Hale Street East set to reopen

Work on the “Hale Street East” section of the Bicentennial Bikeway (east of the Go Between Bridge) is now complete, and the bikeway is expected to reopen later this morning, a little ahead of schedule. Since work started in June, … Continue reading

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End in sight for Hale Street West works

One more stage of the Bicentennial Bikeway upgrade is nearing completion, with the detour on the Hale Street West section (between the Go Between Bridge and Cribb Street) about to be removed, and cyclists to be moved back onto the … Continue reading

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Build it and they will come: the importance of infrastructure

One thing is really clear when you look at the statistics: build it and they will come. There’s no doubt about it, the cycling infrastructure that has been delivered over the last few decades has had a huge impact on … Continue reading

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Media release: Cyclists welcome release of Riverwalk options

Also available as a PDF (49 kB). 3 August 2011 Cyclists welcome release of Riverwalk options The Brisbane Central Business District Bicycle User Group (CBD BUG) has welcomed the Brisbane City Council’s release of five design options for replacing the … Continue reading

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Riverwalk design options released

Fresh on the back of yesterday’s release of the state government’s interim flood report, Brisbane City Council has released five design options (PDF, 3.2 MB) for a replacement of the floating section of Riverwalk that connected New Farm to the … 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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