Bike Advocacy Cycle design guidelines

Where are the 2020 State Government cycle design guidelines?

The Victorian government developed draft cycle design guidelines in 2020 that were distributed to some Melbourne councils. These are referenced in the City of Yarra Officers report Elizabeth Street Options and Bike Infrastructure Design Guidelines Assessment and the meeting City of Yarra Council Meeting Agenda, Tuesday 21 December 2021 (Item 12, page 10). The design […]

Bike Advocacy Boroondara Camberwell Junction Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail

Camberwell Junction Structure and Place Plan workshop Sat 25 Nov

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 […]

Bike Advocacy Boroondara eBikes Submission

Boroondara BUG Submission on Climate Action Plan Implementation Plan 2023-24 – 2024-25

To: Services Boroondara Delegated Committee Meeting, 13 November 2023 From: Peter Campbell, Boroondara Bicycle Users Group Boroondara Bicycle Users Group commends Boroondara Council for revising the Climate Action Implementation Plan. E-bikes can open up cycling to many in the community who don’t currently ride a bike. They can also be used without the electric motor. […]


Koonung Creek Trail consultation

The City of Boroondara is asking for community feedback until 22 October on proposed changes to the Koonung Creek Reserve by the North East Link Project (NELP). The project currently plans to acquire 20% of the reserve to widen the freeway. There are currently separate walking and cycling paths through the reserve – the NELP […]

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 […]