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Ministerial Safer Cycling roundtable

On Tuesday 12 December 2011 a Safer Cycling Roundtable was hosted by the Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Minister for Transport and Multicultural Affairs and the Queensland Bicycle Council. This event saw the presentation of research on motorists and cyclists sharing … Continue reading

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Poll: Mandatory helmet laws

Our recent polls have been a bit one-sidedly negative or positive, but this month we’re going to risk something a bit more controversial. And, what could be more controversial than… yep, you guessed it: helmets. Well, not helmets per se, … 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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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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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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It’s wet! Coping with the flooding…

The recent heavy rains and high tides have been playing havoc with Brisbane’s bikeways, with creeks and the Brisbane River flooding, key bikeways such as the Bicentennial Bikeway and Kedron Brook Bikeway being repeatedly inundated, and water washing debris all … Continue reading

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Bus safety

At this month’s general meeting we were fortunate to have Steve Hills (in charge of bus driver training at Brisbane Transport) and Simon Banfield (in charge of active transport at Brisbane City Council) come and talk (and listen) about how … Continue reading

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Media Release: Grace Grace MP

Safety for Queensland cyclists is a major priority for the State Government, State Member for Brisbane Central Grace Grace MP said today. In response to today’s Bicycle User Groups (BUGs) protest, Ms Grace said State Government has listened and taken … Continue reading

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Cyclist Protest Ride

Calling all cyclists who are fed up with Local and State Government failures to provide safe and direct routes for Brisbane cyclists. Detours of bikeways due to major infrastructure projects like the North South Bypass Tunnel, Airport Link and Northern … Continue reading

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Cyclists protest against bikeway and footpath closures endangering lives

2 May 2008 Brisbane cyclists will stage a protest ride on Friday 9 May 2008 from 4.30 pmalong Bowen Bridge Road in front of the Royal Brisbane Hospital at Herston, tohighlight the dangers to cyclists from the closures of bikeways … Continue reading

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