Over the weekend Simon Corbell pretty much announced that Canberra cycling data was going into the excellent google transit system.
Today Andrew Barr is getting in with the good news.
Acting ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr today announced that Canberra’s cycling community will now be able to plan their trips online with access to cycling maps on Transit for Google Maps.
Weekly NewsletterEvery Thursday afternoon, we package up the most-read and trending RiotACT stories of the past seven days and deliver straight to your inbox..
Canberra is renowned for having excellent cycling facilities. This new feature will allow people to make better use of them and will also help people to combine bike and bus journeys.
The provision of cycle maps will allow people to plan trips on the 420 kilometres of on-road cycle lanes and 400 kilometres of off-road cycle paths located in the ACT. This supplements the bus travel and walking features that are already on offer to Canberrans, and cyclists will be able to plan customised point-to-point trips using the various cyclepaths available to help them get around the city.
I generally find even with well worn routes it’s worth seeing what the computer suggests, I’ve found some pedestrian paths I didn’t know about that way.