Incorporating an elevated cycling veloway as part of the Coburg Level Crossing Removal makes so much sense on a number of different levels. The Upfield shared use bike path has growing congestion issues, not only for the number of cyclists that use the path on a daily basis, but the growing numbers of pedestrians and … Continue reading Why LXRA should include elevated cycling veloway at Coburg level crossing removal
Extend the Upfield Bike Path to Upfield endorsed this campaign by the Upfield Transport Alliance. Over 100 people attended this first rally at Upfield. We need good public transport so people can choose and use low emissions transport options, whether the train or cycling. This rail line needs to be duplicated between Gowrie and Upfield … Continue reading A Cycle journey to the #Upfieldline Rally and back via Sydney Road
The Transport Minister Jacinta Allan has sent a letter in response to an email from Sustainable Transport advocate John Englart for track duplication and extension of the Upfield rail line and extension of the Upfield Bike Path. The minister fails to answer any of the questions put to her in the email. "Transport Minister Jacinta … Continue reading Transport Minister fails to answer questions on #Upfieldline upgrade #vicvotes
The Ford Motor Company is putting up for sale 40 hectares of land from their Broadmeadows site. As Broadmeadows MP Frank McGuire outlined in State Parliament in the adjournment debate on September 20, it provides a great opportunity for redevelopment, including perhaps as a University campus, or as a manufacturing innovation hub. Lots of students … Continue reading Development of Ford Broadmeadows site reason to extend the Upfield Bike Path
While the community is divided on the level crossing removal proposals for Moreland Road and Bell Street, it seems everyone agrees Reynard street level crossing should be removed as part of the project. What wasn't presented for community discussion by the Level Crossing Removal Authority was a whole of line solution. Each major road level … Continue reading Media coverage: Everyone agrees get rid of Reynard Street level Crossing
An east-west linear park between Broadmeadows and Campbellfield is an important potential cycling link, that with more work, could link up with the proposed extension of the Upfield bike path. The Meadowlink linear park is a 3.2km corridor between the Craigieburn rail line and Seabrook Reserve and Merlynston Creek. Consideration needs to be given to … Continue reading Meadowlink linear Park proceeding providing important east-west cycling link.
A perfect opportunity to extend the Upfield Path along the Upfield-Craigieburn strategic cycling corridor is currently present with VicTrack doing cable upgrading and signaling work berside the Upfield rail line between Upfield station and Gowrie stations. The work requires trench digging to lay PVC pipes, and this work is currently taking place on the rail … Continue reading VicTrack upgrading cabling between Gowrie and Upfield, but Upfield Path neglected