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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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Labor releases cycling policy

The Premier yesterday released the Labor party’s cycling policy “On your bike: Getting more Queenslanders cycling”, which consists of four main points: Deliver the North Brisbane Cycleway, with $6 million to construct the Bowen Hills to Albion section and $320,000 … Continue reading

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Call for volunteers: north side leaflet distribution

As discussed at the October general meeting, the next stage of the BUG’s campaign to get the council and state government to build better cycling infrastructure from Kedron Brook to the CBD (including the Northern Veloway) involves raising wider awareness … Continue reading

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Northern Veloway Right to Information refusal

As part of its campaign for the long overdue Northern Veloway, on 9 November the CBD BUG lodged a Right to Information (RTI) application with the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) to obtain documents relating to the proposed … Continue reading

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Recent Northern Veloway meetings

Over the last few months CBD BUG representatives have had a series of meetings with state and local politicians to continue to push for a commitment to the Northern Veloway. Meetings to date have included Stirling Hinchliffe MP (Member for … Continue reading

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Rasey Park bridge closure (Enoggera Creek)

BCC advises the pedestrian/cycle bridge across Enoggera Creek between Downey Street, Windsor, and Rasey Park, Herston will be closed during the day for two weeks from next Thursday, 25 August. The closure is to allow work to be undertaken to … 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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Northside route inspection

The CBD BUG is continuing to push for a proper, safe and direct cycling route for riders travelling to the city from the northern suburbs. Both the State Government and Brisbane City Council have so far failed to deliver cycling … Continue reading

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Media release: Cyclists call for Cycling Super Highway on Brisbane’s north side

Also available as a PDF (57 kB). 15 March 2011 Cyclists call for Cycling Super Highway on Brisbane’s north side The Queensland Government should immediately build a Cycling Super Highway in Brisbane’s northern suburbs to end the traffic torture of … Continue reading

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Northside cycling – private or public

It’s interesting to note that whilst we are waiting for Active Transport, QT, and Main Roads to improve cycling facilities on the Northside, private enterprise is showing the way. Leighton Properties are building a number of properties in the Bowen … Continue reading

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