Boroondara Council is seeking community feedback on the draft Camberwell Junction Structure and Place Plan. You can register and attend a community workshop on Sat 25 November at 10:30am here. You can also complete the survey on before the consultation period ends on 11 December. Boroondara BUG members attended a workshop on 16 November and […]
Dr Monique Ryan, MP for Kooyong, calls for the Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail to be built. “For kids to ride safely to 20+ schools” “More bike trips will cut emissions and save transport costs” “It’s a Department of Transport Strategic Cycling Corridor” Thanks Dr Ryan!
Boroondara Bicycle Users Group has submitted the following serious safety concerns to the Surrey Hills Level Crossing Removal Project and local MPs Paul Hamer (Box Hill) and John Pesutto (Hawthorn). These relate to recently released artist’s drawings of infrastructure for the Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail that is being built by the LXRP. Collision risks […]
There are some nice shared paths that connect Tooronga Park to the Ferrie Oval and other sporting facilities in Sir Zelman Cowan Park in Malvern. These were provided by the Toorak Road level crossing removal project. These are popular with kids learning to ride, walkers and joggers. There is a small skateboard park under the […]
This letter was sent to Mr Paul Hamer, MP for Box Hill and Mr John Pesutto, MP for Hawthorn. Dear [MP], The Boroondara Bicycle Users Group is not aware of any state funding allocated for cycling infrastructure in either the Box Hill or Hawthorn electorates other than that associated with major projects such as the […]
Boroondara Council has [this consultation] open on the proposed Ferndale Park pavilion renewal, a $4 million dollar project. Note that feedback closes on 10 March 2023. We are concerned that the proposal does not consider significant impacts on cycling. The trail between the existing pavilion and the Scout Hall: The proposal illustrations show a large wall with a staircase […]
Solar lighting has been installed on the Gardiners Creek Trail under Toorak Bridge. BBUG has been advocating for lighting at this location for some years and would like to thank City of Boroondara officers for liaising with Melbourne Water and VicRoads to resolve a design suitable for this location and delivering the project. The LED […]
Boroondara Council has advised that the replacement lighting works will occur along the Eastern Section of Markham Reserve on the Gardiners Creek Trail. The works are expected to commence on Monday 23rd January 2023 and will be completed within one week, weather permitting. Work will be completed within the hours of 7.00am to 4.00pm.
The Federal Parliamentary Friends of Cycling, with We Ride Australia, was launched on Wednesday, 23rd November, with an e-bike test and ride event on the lawns of Parliament House Canberra. The Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, the Hon. Patrick Gorman, launched the group with the group’s Co-Chairs the Member for Swan, Zaneta Mascarenhas MP […]
Regular flooding events deposit a thick layer of slippery silt and mud on the Gardiners Creek Trail path where it goes under Toorak Road. This is extremely dangerous for bike riders and pedestrians. Serious crashes have occurred here due to the slippery mud on the path and poor visibility on the approaches. Gardiners Creek Trail […]