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Wynyard Bike Tunnel, Major Design Project HSC

Started Jul 14 0 Replies

I am a year 12 student completing my HSC, for my major work I have designed a bike tunnel in Wynyard using the old tram tunnels, click link to view walk though. Let my know what you think as it will…Continue

New Proposed Sydney Bike Path

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore May 10. 8 Replies

HiI am a student currently completing my HSC, i am doing Design & Technology for my major work i plan to create a cycle path using old train tunnels. From South side of the harbour bridge to…Continue

 

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Wynyard Bike Tunnel, Major Design Project HSC

I am a year 12 student completing my HSC, for my major work I have designed a bike tunnel in Wynyard using the old tram tunnels, click link to view walk though. Let my know what you think as it will be extremely helpful for the evaluation section of my portfolio.Thank youhttps://youtu.be/61J6tESHwAcSee More
Jul 14
Bob Moore replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"The old tramway used to come out from the tunnel above Argyle St and then run across the bridge on th e east side, where southbound traffic lanes now run, and the footway, so not much use to cyclists as a bridge crossing route unless a connector…"
May 10
James Mahon replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"The idea has merits - like most I prefer cycling on the surface, but the city bit of my commute is so stop/start and the pollution from vehicles is getting worse. If the tunnel was such that you could do 25 to 30 km/h with very little…"
May 10
Dabba replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"The Fernleigh Tunnel is only about 200m long and avoids a busy arterial road into Newcastle. It was closed to cyclists about 10-15 years ago for a year or so during the reconstruction of the former railway track due to structural concerns that were…"
May 10
mikesbytes replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"I'm sure COS would of considered this and even if they wanted to do it, the problem may well be ownership"
May 10
Scientia et Labore replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"I think it's a good idea, despite the naysayers. If nothing else, as a way of excluding use for cars. Underground cycleways are quite popular in some places: Fernleigh Tunnel for instance. And there's no rain. Maybe your project could…"
May 10
Colin replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"Why have you have chosen that location for a cycle path? Cycling infrastructure often gets located in the bits of space nobody else wants or needs, rather than the places where it would actually be useful."
May 9
Bob Moore replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"Was discussed here in 2010 http://www.sydneycyclist.com/forum/topics/cbd-cycling-tunnels The Wynyard Lane car park , which utilised one of the tram tunnels, is closed I think, due to construction of a new skyscraper over Wynyard. The connection to…"
May 9
Bill Parker replied to Ben's discussion New Proposed Sydney Bike Path
"Hi Ben , hope your studies go well. As a general design principle I would prefer that cars and other motor vehicles were put underground and people and bicycles remained in the sunlight. We only have a problem because motor vehicles are given far…"
May 9
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New Proposed Sydney Bike Path

HiI am a student currently completing my HSC, i am doing Design & Technology for my major work i plan to create a cycle path using old train tunnels. From South side of the harbour bridge to wynyard station, i plan to also include bike storage and end of trip faclilites. (http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/herit ... ad-image-2) Link to map of the underground tunnels.If you could let me…See More
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