A Cycle journey to the #Upfieldline Rally and back via Sydney Road

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

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Transport Minister fails to answer questions on #Upfieldline upgrade #vicvotes

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

Development of Ford Broadmeadows site reason to extend the Upfield Bike Path

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

VicTrack upgrading cabling between Gowrie and Upfield, but Upfield Path neglected

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

Minister for Road Safety fails to answer questions on cycling safety in Campbellfield

A response by an advisor to the Hon Luke Donnellan, the Minister for Roads and Roads Safety, has failed to answer detailed questions about the safety for cyclists in Campbellfield. These questions were raised in an open letter dated 28 February and an email on 23 March by Extend the Upfield Bike Path to Upfield … Continue reading Minister for Road Safety fails to answer questions on cycling safety in Campbellfield

Upfield Bike Path extension important for revitalising Campbellfield

The most recent edition of the Northern Leader (16 May 2018) contains an article on the need to revitalise Campbellfield. What isn't mentioned in this article is that extending the Upfield Bike Path would be a major gateway project to the revitalisation of Campbellfield. John Englart, Campaign Co-ordinator of the Extend the Upfield Bike Path … Continue reading Upfield Bike Path extension important for revitalising Campbellfield

Media Release: Upfield Missing link bike path funded in budget but Campbellfield blackspot remains

After many years the missing link on the Upfield Bike Path is about to be built from Box Forest Road to the Western Ring Road Path, according to the state budget papers. The 2017/2018 State Budget has allocated $3.5 million to upgrade and fix the existing Upfield Bike Path, remove bottle necks, and improve crossings … Continue reading Media Release: Upfield Missing link bike path funded in budget but Campbellfield blackspot remains