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Here's an extract from Alex Greenwich's "Update, Issue 253" dated 19.2.18 -CYCLING SUPPORTCycling is clean and healthy and can reduce traffic and public transport congestion but this government has…Continue

Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore Feb 15. 18 Replies

Blue Mountains City Council has called tenders for a "Feasibility Study and Detail Design for an off road share path between Penrith and Lower Blue Mountains".  Tender documents at -…Continue

Inner West Greenway

Started Sep 5, 2017 0 Replies

Inner West Council has invited submissions for design services for the preparation of the Greenway Missing Links Master Plan.  Tenders close Wed. 27 September 2017.  (SMH, 5.9.17)Continue

Gannons Park, Peakhurst

Started Jun 13, 2017 0 Replies

Georges River Council is calling tenders (Sydney Morning herald, 13.6.17) for "new section of shared concrete pathway" etc....Tenders close 12 July.  Contact is Mrs. Sana Geadah, 9330 6202.Continue

 

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Here's an extract from Alex Greenwich's "Update, Issue 253" dated 19.2.18 -CYCLING SUPPORTCycling is clean and healthy and can reduce traffic and public transport congestion but this government has shown contempt to cyclists, with its biggest moves to massively increase penalties and remove one of the most used safe cycleways. In Parliament, I called on the government to follow other cities’ lead and make cycling a safe option, see …See More
Monday
Nat Buckley replied to Bill's discussion Catherine Street Glebe planter boxes
"The heavy traffic in Glebe Point Rd makes this -  Catherine / Lodge / Jarocin, the most attractive and logical bike route between Uni / Vic Park / Chippendale and White Bay / Victoria Road.  I use it because it's the natural…"
Monday
Scientia et Labore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"And formalising the way out under the highway would be good. At the moment it is theoretically pedestrian-only. A disadvantage of this route is steep sections of residential road to get to the RAAF Base entrance. A route with a more even gradient…"
Feb 15
JoshS replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Good point about the zig zag. I checked out strava heat map and it looks like the zig zag is a fairly popular route for people riding bikes. "
Feb 15
Scientia et Labore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Yes, and it was great while a rock fall had cars excluded too."
Feb 15
Tim replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"The Spoleto-Norcia ex railway in Italy has been converted to a popular rail trail.  There's a 2km tunnel (totally dark for most of its length). Also some spiral tunnels, viaducts.  Definitely worth a ride if you are in that part of…"
Feb 15
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Combe Downs near Bath in UK, 1.7 km."
Feb 15
Dabba replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Yep, Fernleigh Track, and there are 3 tunnels on the proposed 30km long Richmond Vale Rail Trail between Kurri Kurri and Minmi/Hexham. There's also the Cheviot Tunnel along the Goulburn Valley RT between Mansfield and Tallarook in Victoria."
Feb 14
JoshS replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"I look forward to the Lilyfield Road bypass! :-)"
Feb 14
JoshS replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Indeed, it was a short lived deviation, fairly quickly replaced by the current deviation around 1913. Unfortunately the current alignment of the Great Western Highway has all but obliterated or covered over the link between the old tunnel and…"
Feb 14
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Check the tunnel out and spot the Ninja at Tunnel Gully Reserve 16 Great Western Hwy, Lapstone NSW 2773 https://goo.gl/maps/GRG6xHRf5Xu used to be A mustard gas storage in WW2 But it leaves you up in Lapstone, and you still have to find a way…"
Feb 14
Bill Parker replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Not as steep as Highway or Old Bathurst, 1000 times more pleasant and no noisy 40,000kg  noxious fume spewing trucks or F1 dreaming / texting drivers of motor vehicles zooming past your elbow"
Feb 14
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"These guys are ambitious, Sydney to Mudgee rail trail, including the Old Glenbrook tunnel it seems. Rail trail (.bluemountainsgazette)  There does seem seem to be interest in using the old tunnel, but one article on Google said it was wet and…"
Feb 14
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"it was closed due to a rock fall for quite a while, but cyclists  got through. Now back to what it was, one way down. Bit steep going up, but a great way down, with a stop at the old Lennox Bridge (c1840)"
Feb 14
Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Fernleigh Trail?. One or two in Uk I've heard about, one 2km Ithink, and The Lilyfield Rd bypass tunnel, about 800 m from Hawthorne Canal to Balmain Rd, when it gets approved:)"
Feb 14
Bill Parker replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Penrith - Blue Mts. Shared Path - Design
"Was closed to motor vehicles due to landslide danger a few years ago and was two way bicycle paradise for a while, now one way down for everyone. Old Bathurst Road and Mitchells Pass start at the same point in Blaxland and end at the same point in…"
Feb 14

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Drummoyne
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