Bike Budget for 2015/16 announced. Council has budgeted for $400K of its own money for implementation of the new bike plan, and has attracted grants of around $600K from RMS and State Govt to upgrade the Hawthorne Canal path, Victoria Rd shared path and do a study on a possible bike path along Lilyfield Rd. Council Media Release
Draft Bicycle Plan released at Bicycle Advisory Cttee meeting on Wed 12 Nov 2014. Agenda. Next meeting in Feb 2015, second Wednesday.
By-election to be held in Birribigal (Balmain) Ward on Saturday,August 2. Check the candidate's bicycle policies and attitudes to cycling.
New Bike Plan 2014-19. Successful tenderer is GTA. ( 28 March 2014)
Good news, Council approved funding of $400K for the Bike Plan for 2014-15, after having cut it completely last year.
Ken Welsh is back in his old job as Transport Planner. Council still deciding on who will be coordinating the Bike Plan (Bike Strategy as they call it) as one of their responsibilities. Seems to have fallen on Tom Haramis, one of the Traffic Engineers.
The Leichhardt Community Plan has been updated for next five years. Did you have your say on cycling and active transport? See the result, particularly the transport plan, Strategic-Plans 2025
LBUG routes on Bikely. If that link doesn't work, just put "LBUG" in the search box, along with Australia and NSW in the following boxes.
If you have any routes on Bikely of your own that you would like included here, add "LBUG" to the title and re-save.