Boroondara eBikes Events Update

Electrify Boroondara Expo Sunday 8 Oct 23, 10 am – 4 pm

The Electrify Boroondara Expo is on Sunday, 8th of October 2023, 10 am – 4 pm, at the Hawthorn Arts Centre. Boroondara BUG be there at a stall in the Main Hall – drop by for a chat. Some e-Bike companies will be in marquees an outside space close by and will offer e-Bike test […]

Boroondara Consultation

Myrtle – McLeay park public consultation closes 23 July

Boroondara Council is asking for community input on how Myrtle and Macleay Parks can be improved via [this survey] (open until 5pm Sunday 23 July). The survey includes a map that you can add markers for suggested improvements. There are opportunities to improve access to these parks and the sporting facilities by bike. More bike […]

Bike Advocacy Hawthorn electorate Submission

Auburn Road crossing submission

Boroondara BUG has made this submission supporting to the public engagement on a proposal for a new pedestrian crossing on Auburn Road just south of the railway overpass. Boroondara BUG overall supports the proposed pedestrian crossing on Auburn Road.The current layout of Auburn Road is incongruous with its status as a shopping strip with a […]

Bike Advocacy Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail Kooyong electorate Strategic Cycling Corridor

Dr Monique Ryan calls for the Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail to be built

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!

Bike Advocacy Hawthorn electorate Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail Strategic Cycling Corridor Submission

Dangerous designs on Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail in Surrey Hills and Mont Albert

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 […]

Bike Advocacy Bike Path Stonnington

Shared paths connecting Tooronga Park and Malvern sporting facilities

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 […]

Bike Advocacy

Maling Road upgrade – have your say

Upgrades are coming to Maling Road in Canterbury – tell Boroondara what you think of the two options! In 2020, feedback for what people wanted for Maling Road, included: Improved street furniture, lighting and greenery Increased pedestrian safety Upgraded bicycle parking Resurfaced and wider footpaths Council has refined the two options featured in the adopted […]

Bike Advocacy Box Hill electorate Hawthorn electorate Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail Letter to MP Strategic Cycling Corridor

Letter: Funding for cycling infrastructure in Box Hill and Hawthorn electorates

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 […]


Open Streets & Riding to School event (cancelled)

Whitehorse Active Transport Action Group is holding a Community Chat: hear about Open Streets & Riding to School from Alison McCormack from Bicycle Network Please note: the event has been cancelled

Bike Advocacy Boroondara Ferndale Trail

Ferndale Park pavilion renewal impact on cycling

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 […]