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 […]
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
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 […]
WATAG and Whitehorse City Council have an eXPO on eBikes and eTrikes.
If you have children at school in Boroondara, is their school participating in the Walk or Wheel Wednesday? This is a great initiative by the City of Boroondara to get kids out of cars, get them walking, riding and scooting, build fitness, independence and resilience. Walk or Wheel Wednesday is back for 2023 with great […]
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.
Planning on doing some rides over the Christmas break? Know someone who might just be getting a shiny new bike for Christmas? The City of Boroondara has just updated their Travelsmart map in time for the holidays. The map highlights shared paths, bike lanes and quiet back street routes.
Boroondara BUG was pleased to have input to City of Boroondara new Parklet dining Guidelines for cafe owners wishing to provide bike parking within their dining area. Where on street car parking is being removed for dining, it makes sense to offset car parking with bike parking and encourage the use of space-efficient sustainable transport. Does your […]
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 […]