An alternate route on gravel when common routes are unavailable.
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 ACT Greens proposed a cycle highway from the Molonglo Valley since 2012.
The closure of Black Mountain Peninsula bike path demands a safe detour.
Closure of a major bike path for resurfacing.
ACT Government’s Federal budget requests. An article from The RiotACT. Cycling is “on a list of infrastructure projects sent to the Prime Minister by Chief Minister Andrew Barr.”
Urban planning must comply with Federal environment law. It is not just the National Capital Authority that has a say. Together they ring-fence urban planning. Cycling has fallen short.
Conservative blood flows through Canberra’s veins, and it is the reason why we have areas to ride recreationally. The story of the National Capital Authority.
Black Mountain forest, close to Civic, is rarely explored. The north and west slopes of the mountain offer excellent cycling on formed vehicle trails. Beautiful walking trails crisscross the mountain.
Aranda ridge separates the Belconnen and Molonglo Valley. The hill is known for its scenic views and rural landscape. The descent to Lake Burley Griffin is thrilling.