Woden to Civic commuting

Optimal routes are rare, but there are better routes. People have different cycling preferences. Road riding and off-road cycling are found here. Road lanes and bike paths may not be continuous but there is usually enough to make a worthwhile route.

Overview

Riding on the bike path is 2 km further (21%) and 12 min slower (43% greater travel time).

Road cycling route

  • Distance: 9.5km
  • Estimated travel time: 28 min
Road cycling route. Woden to Civic commuting. Map Komoot. Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors.

Bike path route

  • Distance: 11.5km
  • Estimated travel time: 40 min
Documenting cycling routes in the ACT between town centres.
Bike path route. Woden to Civic commuting. Map Komoot. Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors.

Malcolm Allen suggested route

In a comment, Malcolm Allen suggested riding along the southern shores of Lake Burley Griffin.

  • Distance: 14.1 km
  • Estimated travel time: 49 min
Bike path route. Woden to Civic commuting. Map Komoot. Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors.

Usage

The maps and routes are available on Komoot. The routes may differ to the official CBR Cycle Routes (that have grown historically). The routing algorithm and travel time estimates are derived from Komoot using standard settings. Komoot is available as a website and smartphone app. Komoot can be used for free. It is worthwhile creating an account. The map data is from OpenStreetMap.

Eddison Park Nature Play - Launceston Street and Yamba Drive, Woden
Eddison Park Nature Play – Launceston Street and Yamba Drive, Woden

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