Whitlam is a new suburb located on the north side of the Molonglo Valley. Without a bridge over the river it is far from the other new developments.
I considered in another post the proximity of the new suburb of Whitlam to school and other infrastructure. Whitlam appear to be lost at the end of the Molonglo valley. … Continue reading Schools in the ACT around Whitlam
The first cycling bridge planned for the Molonglo Valley.
The ACT Government hailed the Butters Bridge as “a new cycling bridge in the Molonglo Valley” (Our Canberra, December 2016). Unfortunately, this has turned out not the case. ACT Environment … Continue reading Our Canberra: a new cycling bridge
Molonglo Valley development will give the valley character but is problematic from an urban development perspective.
Urban planning in the ACT is a very complicated and regulated process. In general, I think the ACT Government does a remarkably good job. We need good active travel infrastructure … Continue reading ACT Urban development
A case study of two independently planned developments that are of particular interest to active travel in the Monlonglo Valley.
Profile of useful ACT Government documents for urban planning. Getting your head around urban planning in the ACT is not easy. The ACT Government has attempted to explain the process … Continue reading Molonglo Valley stage 2 planning process
The ACT urban planning tool for the preservation of cycling corridors.
A direct route south from Belconnen via Whitlam to Denman Prospect is missing on the CBR Cycle Routes. Hopefully it will be added soon.