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4.6Complete feasibility study on connecting offroad cycling infrastructure

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New links in cycling network - feasibility study completed and new strategy underway.

Description

Off-road paths are an extremely valuable part of the bicycle network enabling riders to travel for recreation, commuting and local trips.

Council formally considered and adopted the Boroondara Bicycle Strategy on Monday 11 July 2022 at the Services Delegated Committee Meeting. The guiding principles of the Boroondara Bicycle Strategy include creating a connected, complete and safe bicycle network.

Official description

Complete feasibility study on connecting the off-road cycling network through new links (on and off road) including improved crossing facilities on main and local roads (e.g. Box Hill to Hawthorn Trail, Back Creek Bridge investigation and design).
(According to the action plan)

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Tasks

What's left to do?

  • Todo31/12/2023

    Investigate corridor between Auburn Road and Burke Road

    Another section of the corridor between Auburn Road and Burke Road will be investigated during 2023.

What has been done?

  • Done11/07/2022

    Council adopted the Boroondara Bicycle Strategy 2022

  • Done31/12/2021

    Feasibility studies of the Box Hill to Hawthorn Strategic Cycling Corridor

    This study focused on two sections of the Box Hill to Hawthorn Strategic Cycling Corridor namely Power Street to Glenferrie Road and Burke Road to Stanhope Grove.

  • Done31/12/2021

    Bridge design for Back Creek Reserve

    This also included a path connection to Somerset Road.

Summary and contacts

Timeline

27/09/2021 → 30/06/2022

Target audience

Contact persons

  • Main contact person Environmental Sustainability team

    Environmental Sustainability team

    City of Boroondara

Information updated 22/03/2023