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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Clay Lucas from The Age met with Peter Campbell from BBUG to discuss opportunities to improve cycling in the seat of Hawthorn and visit some locations on bikes. You can read his coverage and watch a video here. We visited three locations: See also
Boroondara Council officers have engaged engineering consultants to assess feasibility and develop functional plans for two sections of the Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail corridor. 1. Elgin Street to Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn (including an underpass at Power Street). 2. Burke Road to Stanhope Grove, Camberwell. The focus of the work is looking at how off-road […]