CBR Cycle Routes on OpenStreetMap: lost and found

Weston Basin, Lake Burley Griffin Circuit

CBR Cycle Routes are the Principal Cycling Routes around Canberra and you would expect them to be on OpenStreetMap, but they still not labelled. CBR Cycle Routes are discussed here.

Update 23 March 2021

The CBR Cycle Routes are displayed on komoot as green lines with a label e.g. C2. See the found list below.

CBR Cycle Routes

The ACT Government provides information about CBR Cycle Routes on their website including a PDF map (see below). The paths themselves are on OpenStreetMap but not labelled as official routes. This may seem a minor distinction as komoot will recommend them anyway. Considering they have a name, it would be nice to see it on the map. Here is my lost and found list. For those found you will find a map too.

Even when they are labelled, finding them can be difficult. Go to OpenStreetMap and type “Cycle Route C2, ACT, Australia” in the search field and nothing appears. However, the route has been labelled.

Lost – not on the map

The following routes should be on the map but are not.

  • Cycle Route C1
  • Cycle Route C5
  • Cycle Route C6
  • Cycle Route C7
  • Cycle Route C9

Found – on the map

The following routes can be found on OpenStreetMap

Cycle Route C2 Civic to Quenbeyan

Cycle Route C2 map
Cycle Route C2 map. Copywriter OpenStreetMap contributors.

Cycle Route C3 Civic to Charnwood via Belconnen

Cycle Route C3 (includes 3a and 3b around Belconnen). Copywriter OpenStreetMap contributors.

Cycle Route C4 Civic to Gorton via Woden

Cycle Route C4 map
Cycle Route C4 map. Copywriter OpenStreetMap contributors.

Cycle Route C8 City Loop

Cycle Route C8 City Loop map
Cycle Route C8 City Loop map. Copywriter OpenStreetMap contributors.

Cycle Route LBG ( Lake Burley Griffin)

The Cycle Route C8 is the Lake Burley Griffin loop. In OpenStreetMap it is broken up into Western Loop, Eastern Loop and Central Loop. The loops are separated by the bridges.

Weston Basin, Lake Burley Griffin Circuit
Weston Basin, Lake Burley Griffin Circuit

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