Articles tagged with: darebin
From this week’s Northcote Leader:
“DAREBIN’S cycling lobby group has called for innovative measures to protect riders as new figures show more people are cycling than ever before.”
“Bicycle Victoria facilities development manager Mike Williamson said the group’s annual bike count on March 2 showed a 20 to 38 per cent increase in the number of commuters cycling though Darebin in the past year.”
Full story at Northcote Leader
Coming to the Kite Festival this Sunday (14th March)? Ride to Northcote’s All Nations park (behind the Northcote Plaza) for the Festival and leave you can leave your bike safe with the Human Powered crew for the day. We’ll be providing free valet bike parking between 10am and 5pm. And we’ll have some basic supplies to help where we can when it’s not too busy. You know, a pump and some lube. Or just come past and say hi!
And purely for illustrative purposes, here’s a shot of us doing some …
A new shared-use pedestrian and cycling bridge has been constructed above the water pipes across the Merri Creek.
Council is now seeking community input for the naming of the bridge. This route provides an alternative to the busy St Georges Road and High Street bridges and the Rushall Station pedestrian bridge. The new bridge links to the Capital City Trail, Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Road shared path and Westgarth cycle route. The shared cycle and pedestrian bridge and connecting paths are being facilitated and funded by the Victorian Government, …
6-21 February: free talks and events around transport & cycling at the Sustainable Living Festival, e.g.:
• Sun 14 Feb, 12 – 5pm. Melbourne Hardcourt Bike Polo. Free beginner skills and mallet making workshop, followed by actual bike polo games; hosted by Melbourne Bike Polo.
• Thur 18 Feb, 3 – 4.30pm, Forum: Transport for Sustainable Cities; hosted by the Melbourne Transport Forum.
• Fri 19 Feb, 2 – 2.50pm, How Car Dependence is Turning the Suburban Dream to Nightmare; hosted by the Institute of Sensible Transport.
• Sat 20 Feb, 10 – 10.50am, …