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Tag Archives: paths

Paths for Yamba Drive

By 2 January 2014

They completed this link just before xmas. It goes under Melrose and links the footbridge (that they proposed not replacing!) with path that I assume links up further on. Congrats Gasman.
From the base work, and the colour difference, it will fork when the pitch n putt is developed.

Paths for Yamba Drive

By 13 August 2013

Shane Rattenbury has announced new paths around the hospital:
Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, today announced that the contract has been awarded to construct a shared path along Yamba Drive between the Canberra Hospital and Yarra Glen intersection to improve access and safety for pedestrians.
“Work will commence in September to build [...]

Mount Ainslie walking track in disrepair

By 30 March 2012

I’m guessing there are quite a number of Rioters who enjoy the plod up Mt Ainslie on the walking track leading up from the back of the War Memorial.  It certainly gets very busy on occasions.  I have no idea of the statistics but I would guess several thousand use the track each week.
Unfortunately the [...]

Cycling dollars flow

By 8 November 2011

Simon Corbell has announced a $9 million spend on cycling and walking infrastructure:
– The City cycle loop;
– Kings Avenue on-road cycle lane and off-road cycle path improvements;
– accessibility improvements to walking infrastructure in the main town centres (Woden, Tuggeranong, Belconnen and Gungahlin) benefitting visually and mobility impaired people; and
– interim off-road footpath improvements at Kingston [...]

What a sensational day for a walk

By 6 September 2009

So, what better way to spend Fathers day, than going for a stroll with the family. We went down to Pinnacle Nature Resrve (Springvale Dve in Hawker), and went for a walk through the hills and bush. And what a magnificent walk it was.
Given that we  are living in the bush capital, what are some [...]

Where to ride bikes in Canberra

By 12 August 2009

the ABC put up a really good article on the opportunities for cycling in Canberra.
But they posted it with just a few clubs missing from the links at the end:
http://www.vikingscycling.org.au
http://actvets.cc
http://bilbys.org
http://www.rat-patrol.org/RPOz/
(I saw it at work and by the time I got home I had to google for 5 minutes to find the damn thing, not so [...]

Signs for the lost!

By 9 July 2009

Jon Stanhope would like the aboretum to be his legacy, but I reckon it will be the signs. Signs everywhere. Signs in half-hearted txt speak. Signs reminding you to wipe your nose and put a jumper on (ok I made that last one up to the best of my knowledge).
The Chiefly One has this very [...]

Bike lanes for motorcycles?

By 20 February 2009

Motorcycle riders using bicycle lanes
I would love to hear everyones opinion on motorcycle riders using bicycle lanes to get past traffic jams.
I myself don’t like it it, but I guess if I was stuck in traffic on a motorcycle sucking in car fumes I would do it as well.

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