Community vision: stations straddling roads for increased pedestrian access with elevated cycle veloway

The Community plan for Level Crossing Removal for Bell Street to Moreland Road includes both dedicated ground level walking and cycling paths and an elevated cycleway, or veloway, as part of the station design. Part of the vision by the Upfield Corridor Coalition is for the elevated stations to stradle the major roads to increase … Continue reading Community vision: stations straddling roads for increased pedestrian access with elevated cycle veloway

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Pretty pictures with little substance unveiled at Coburg Station level crossing removal

The Premier Daniel Andrews visited Coburg Station this morning, along with Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan, and local Labor MP, Lizzie Blandthorn (Pascoe Vale). It was a quick whistlestop visit to announce some artist impression images of the new Moreland and Coburg Stations. The launch comes just two weeks after a Level Crossing Removal Project … Continue reading Pretty pictures with little substance unveiled at Coburg Station level crossing removal

Why LXRA should include elevated cycling veloway at Coburg level crossing removal

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