Better bike connections

We’re creating two new major cycling routes to make it safer and easier for everyone to ride.

We received a $4.7 million grant from the TAC's Safer Pedestrian and Cyclist Fund to create two cycling connections:

  • The southern link will connect Central Geelong with Waurn Ponds via Belmont.
  • The western link will connect Central Geelong with Herne Hill via Geelong West.

Adopting best practice from around the world, the cycling routes will include a combination of protected bike lanes (where bikes are separated from cars) and a shared use system (where cars and bikes share the road).

Both routes are designed to be used by cyclists of a wide range of ages and abilities to safely ride to destinations like shopping areas and key employment precincts.



Updates and community consultations

News and updates about this project can be found to the right on this page.




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Page last updated: Thursday, 28 February 2019
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