Impressions of Hobart – Better Days Ahead?

Hobart’s Bridge of Remembrance

Hobart, Tasmania During May I had a rare opportunity to spend two days in Hobart. This was my first visit in several years and I was able to see the latest cycling infrastructure developments, as well have off-the-record meetings with key stakeholders across the government and private sectors. It was certainly cold during my visit!…

Hobart Switches on First Public E-Bike Charging Stations

Person using public e-bike charging station

Hobart, Tasmania Tasmania’s first public, free e-bike chargers were activated in Hobart last week. The City of Hobart council has installed two e-bike charging bays at the Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre, as part of a reconfigured parking space for regular bikes near the centre’s entrance. Hobart’s Sustainability in Infrastructure Portfolio Chair, Councillor Bill Harvey,…

Hobart Reduces CBD Speed Limits

Hobart Tasmania

Effective from Monday 1st February 2021, Hobart has become the latest Australian city to lower its speed limits on central city streets.

As you can see from the map accompanying this article for all but two roads the speed limit has been reduced from 50 kph to 40kph. The small roads shown in grey were already 40 kph.