Month: February 2016

February 26th, 2016

Pictured: Official opening of the Mooloolaba to Minyama Separated Bikeway With local government elections around the corner, Bicycle Queensland requested information from all the major regional councils about their spending on bicycle infrastructure and behaviour change programs over the past four years. Not all councils responded within our timeframe, but we’ve put together a scorecard…

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February 25th, 2016

Police have demonstrated concerns for bike safety on Mt Coot-tha this week, handing out fines to riders for speeding and a range of other issues such as not having a bell, not stopping at stop signs etc. Riders should be aware that we have engaged with the QLD Police Service to clarify details of the…

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February 19th, 2016

Recently, Upper Brookfield Road in western Brisbane has been the scene of some tension between bike riders, drivers and residents (You can read more about it by clicking here). Senior Sergeant Shane Hancock and 2 of his colleagues from the Indooroopilly Police Station were recently out chatting to riders and residents in the area, and…

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February 16th, 2016

Camping, surfing, fishing, whale watching, trips to Fraser Island, and sharing it all with hundreds of cycling buddies…what more could you ask for? You can now sign up to enjoy all of that, with early bird entries now open for Cycle Queensland 2016 (September 3-11). This year’s two-wheeled holiday with a difference will start in…

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February 12th, 2016

While the Stanley St ‘Gabba to Goodwill’ Bikeway is Bicycle Queensland’s headline project, it’s a long way from being the only thing on our agenda with Brisbane City Council ahead of next month’s council elections. Bicycle Queensland’s election priorities document outlines our vision of what the BCC needs to do in order to fulfil its…

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February 10th, 2016

Bicycle Queensland is calling on all parties contesting the upcoming council elections to commit to saving lives by funding the construction of a major separated bikeway along one of Brisbane’s busiest and most dangerous roads. Plans were today unveiled for the Stanley Street bikeway that would stretch 1.2 kilometres from the Gabba to the Goodwill…

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February 3rd, 2016

Bicycle Queensland is encouraging more bike riders to play their part in the fight against diabetes by signing up for the Great Brisbane Bike Ride on Sunday 15th May 2016. Participants will be able to raise money for Diabetes Queensland, funds vital to helping the organisation provide much needed support, research and education about the…

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