The Gabba

According to the Brisbane City Plan 2014 Bicycle Network Overlay there is a nominal primary cycle route crossing the old dry dock area at Kangaroo Point. Currently this route is impractical for people riding bicycles, as there are only stairs or an unsuitably tight access ramp connecting from Cairns St to the riverwalk level at the Dockside ferry terminal. Nevertheless, many individual riders still attempt to use this route as it helps them to avoid busy roads and intersections that […]

Dockside, Kangaroo Point

Preferred Alignments East
Brisbane City Council is currently constructing a pedestrian and cycle bridge across Norman Creek that will connect from Heath Park, East Brisbane to Norman Avenue, Norman Park. The work includes extensive concrete pathways on each side of the bridge, bringing the total project cost to $7.4m. The strategic importance of this connection is best understood with reference to the proposed CBD to Wynnum Manly Commuter Bikeway Corridor available at:…/Bikeway%20Corridors%20-%20… The bridge and shared pathway at Norman Creek provide a key link in […]

Norman Creek Bridge

Riders on a main bikeway commuter corridor should have preference over motor vehicle traffic on minor streets such as Longlands St.
According to the Brisbane City Council, the CBD to Carindale commuter corridor aims to “Complete a gap in the eastern commuter cycling network and provide a safe alternative route to Old Cleveland Road”. We should stress upfront that Old Cleveland Road is an arterial route for cyclists for the same reason it is for drivers: it is the most direct way eastbound, it runs between major population blocks, and it is easy to navigate. EaST BUG’s position is that work on the sections of the […]

CBD to Carindale Commuter Bikeway Corridor: Logan Rd to Bennetts ...

Carl St routes
We were contacted by Councillor Helen Abrahams to provide feedback on plans to reconfigure the intersection of O’Keefe St and Carl St, Woolloongabba. This area provides a link in a major cycle route – the Pacific Motorway Veloway – which is the primary commuter connection from Brisbane’s southern suburbs to the CBD. The area is also a key link connecting from the southern and eastern suburbs through to the Princess Alexandra Hospital and the University of Queensland. Representatives from EaST […]

Carl Street Woolloongabba intersection with V1 Veloway

In October 2014 Brisbane City Council released a concept design for stage 1 of the Wynnum Road corridor upgrade, between Latrobe Street and Canning Bridge. EaST BUG provided feedback on this design, lobbying hard for inclusion of a fully separated bike path in this major road redesign. We are very pleased that the project team have taken into account feedback from the community and incorporated active transport measures into the final concept design which was circulated in July 2015, and is […]

Wynnum Road Corridor Upgrade – Stage 1