The missing link between Kuringa Drive and Barton Highway has been discussed since 2016 and has been tied with an intersection upgrade. Neither has started.
Site visits to three long-awaited cycling missing links, just a week before the 2020 ACT Election, and found none completed. Here is the result of the last four years of government.
The inability to shift transport investment away from roads is a concern.
Most of the investment is still improving roads. The relative investment in road improvements ($986 million), light rail ($336 million) and cycling ($17.9 million) between 2020-2024.
CBR Cycle Route C7 Belconnen – Gungahlin open again.
Further progress updates on Belconnen missing links.
Pedal Power ACT is notable as it consistently requesting the completion of the same projects.
A bike network is more than the sum of its parts. Small gaps can greatly decrease the popularity of the route.