Monthly Archives: October 2015

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 ...

EaST BUG calls on the Brisbane City Council to upgrade Lytton Rd between Thynne Rd, Morningside and Oxford St Bulimba, noting that: Current cycle lanes are not protected and are adjacent to the traffic stream; Lytton Rd has been identified as a primary cycle route in the Brisbane City Plan 2014; Cycling provisions on some sections of this route are limited to BAZ (Bicycle Awareness Zones) markings which have proven ineffective in providing protection for cyclists and do nothing to […]

Safety of Lytton Road from Thynne Rd, Morningside to Oxford ...

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

Brisbane City Council is preparing a neighbourhood plan for the Coorparoo and Districts area, which includes parts of Coorparoo, Greenslopes, Camp Hill, Holland Park, and Holland Park West. At EaST BUG we see this as an important opportunity to ensure there are excellent cycle linkages within and through the area. Our submission is available here: EaST BUG submission (29 October 2015)

Coorparoo and Districts Neighbourhood Plan