Territory And Municipal Services have announced they’ve opened, with the help of MP for Fraser Andrew Leigh, two new bicycle cages for the bike>park>ride program:
“The bike>park>ride initiative has received $255,000 in Federal Government funding through the Regional and Local Community Infrastructure grant program. The ACT Government has also provided $700,000 over three years as part of the 2010-11 Transport for Canberra Budget to construct bike>park>ride facilities along the Rapid bus routes,” Paul Peters, Director of Transport Planning in TAMS said.
“The new bicycle cages are the first of their kind available to the community in Canberra. They have free, 24-hour swipe card access and the capacity for 24 bikes to be parked in each cage.
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“One cage is located at the Community Bus Station on Cohen Street in Belconnen and another on Flemington Road near the corner of Nullabor Avenue.
“The bike>park>ride network will encourage people to combine a bike and bus ride as a practical and healthy alternative to travelling by car.
Details on the Transport for Canberra website
[Photo Courtesy Transport for Canberra]