Section 6.4 Language of structure plans

Structure plans are high level documents. The closest to planning strategy that can be found in the Territory Plan. Do the principles found in structure plans lead to better suburbs for cycling?

Flemington Road bike path is finished

The off-road bike path bypassing Mitchell on the Flemington Road has now been completed. The new path closes a missing link and opens interesting possibilities in the north.

History of the Flemington Road bike path

A blunder of urban planning resulted in a bike path disappearing from the map without the ACT Government noticing. The off-road bike path bypassing Mitchell on the Flemington Road was bulldozed to widen Flemington Road for the light rail. The ACT Government forgot to replace it and, after complaints, pledged to rebuild it. 

Dickson Majura Gungahlin loop

A very pretty ride from Belconnen to Majura Pines, returning via Gungahlin. Majura Pines is a great destination. With a gravel bike or mountain bike, it is an easy ride from Dickson along Blue Metal Road through Mount Majura Nature Reserve. A longer route back is to follow the bike path along Majura Parkway and return via Gungahlin.