Birds view: Coombs to Civic CBR Cycle Routes

The post C10 Coombs to Civic Cycle Highway is a case study of a number of alternate routes for commuting between Coombs and Civic. This post adds to this with visualisations of the routes as “fly-by” videos.

The CBR Cycle Routes C5, LBG and C4 already exist. The C10 has been proposed ACT Greens as a cycle highway from the Molonglo Valley since 2012.

Molonglo to Civic: four route options
#Route description
6CBR Cycle Route C10
Coombs – then the bridge over the Molonglo River Reserve, follows the route of an existing management trail to the National Arboretum, leaves the Arboretum before the access road and crosses the Tuggeranong Parkway via 60m long bridge, before connecting with the C5 (see below).
1CBR Cycle Route C5
Coombs – follows the John Gordon Drive and then around Weston Creek Pond joins the shared bike path along the Molonglo River towards the Scrivener Dam and continues along LBG until Civic.
8CBR Cycle Route LBG
Coombs – then follows the John Gordon Drive to Curtin, continues along shared bike path through Curtin and Yarralumla, the path on the south side of LBG, before crossing the lake over the bridge to reach Civic.
9CBR Cycle Route C4
Coombs – then follows the John Gordon Drive to Curtin, continues along shared bike path through Curtin and Yarralumla, the path on the south side of LBG, before crossing the lake over the bridge to reach Civic.
Table 1: Four options and route descriptions

# Options 1 and 6 share the same path on the second half of the journey, past Black Mountain, along Lake Burley Griffin to Civic.

# Options 8 and 9 share the same path on the second half of the journey, past the Parliamentary Triangle before crossing the bridge to Civic.

Option 6 C10 to City Hill
Option 1 C5 to City Hill
Option 8 LBG to City Hill
Option 9 C4 to City Hill
Photo by Flo Maderebner on Pexels.com

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