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How you can support getting bicycle funding BACK on the agenda in Yarra

UPDATE: Bicycle infrastructure motion 12.1 passed unanimously at Yarra Council meeting on 21 March. Now to next stage of lobbying for $$$! Cr McEvoy has a notice of motion (scroll down for full text below) for Yarra Councils meeting on Tuesday… Continue Reading →

Closure of Merri Creek Bridge at Walker Street to Rushall Station in early 2017

Darebin Council has work planned for January to April 2017, although the leaflet also mentions early February, that will close Merri Creek Bridge between Walker Street & Rushall Station. It’s going to be a massive disruption for everyone who uses… Continue Reading →

Local council elections: our questionnaire to City of Yarra Candidates

Here is Yarra Council candidate responses to Yarra Bicycle User Group Questionnaire for the local council election on Saturday 22 October. Dear City of Yarra candidates, standing for Melba, Langridge and Nicholls wards, You are being contacted to ascertain your stance… Continue Reading →

Support the Mondring: a innovative circular cycle & pedestrian bridge for Richmond

Recently on YarraBUG Radio, Richmond residents, Aly MacDonald and Jeremy Lawrence, talked about their innovative proposal, the Mondring for Swan Street/Punt Road intersection, complementing the Streamlining Hoddle Street intersection redevelopment. Mondring is an elevated path, based on Hovenring in Eindhoven, The… Continue Reading →

Yarra Council Bicycle Strategy Refresh Resolution

On Tuesday 16 August, the Bicycle Strategy Refresh Resolution was passed at Yarra Council meeting (pdf, refer page 20, Ordinary Meeting of Council Minutes) See Item 11.2 Bicycle Strategy Refresh screenshots below:

Yarra Council approves Rushall Reserve Shared Path!

As mentioned in the previous update, Yarra Council met last Tuesday (2nd August) to decide upon the proposed path. It was an incredibly long evening with a packed Richmond Town Hall council meeting that also heard two other big local… Continue Reading →

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