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The future of a long-awaited cycling ramp at the northern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge will be put in the hands of the public, with the state government announcing a competition to determine the final design.
Infrastructure Australia (IA) is an independent statutory body that is the leading source of research and advice for governments, industry and the community on nationally significant infrastructure needs.
Melbourne based Chris Loader is a long-time transport analytics expert. His current role is Manager, Network Analytics (Rail) at the Victorian Department of Transport.
In his spare time, he produces the Charting Transport website and blog.
Scooters sales have been booming in Australia, accelerated by the rapid growth of e-scooters. Micromobility Report recently spoke to Scott Mackintosh, the founder and owner of Scooter Hut, which is the largest specialist retail chain for scooters in Australia.
On 7th July 2021 the Victorian Government is launched an Australian-first trial, using smart bike light technology that will assist in finding new ways to reduce road trauma in cyclists. The 12-month trial will see a diverse group of 1,000 Victorians given access to a See.Sense smart bike light, with the technology capturing crucial road safety insights, as well as providing safety benefits in the form of increased visibility.
When the fires hit much of Australia in 2019/2020 it was devastating with many lives and communities impacted. The Australian and NSW governments co-funded a $4.5 billion bushfire support program, called the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery (BLER) Package.
Stage 1 of the New England Rail Trail is almost ready to proceed after recently receiving nearly $9 million in funding. Under current NSW law, any new rail trail requires a special act of NSW parliament to close the rail corridor and transfer ownership from Transport NSW to Crown Lands.
The increasingly popular Great Southern Rail Trail through South Gippsland is to gain a 21 kilometre extension. It currently runs from Leongatha, 133 km south east of Melbourne, to Welshpool and is popular among locals and visitors, with more than 40,000 walkers, joggers and bike riders using it each year.
Adelaide’s Mike Turtur Bikeway runs from the city centre to the popular seaside suburb of Glenelg along the land reserve of the famous Glenelg tram line. Named after South Australia’s Olympic Gold Medallist and long-time Race Director of the Tour Down Under, Mike Turtur.