Updates

Council’s draft Active Transport Strategy – please provide feedback

The council’s draft strategy is now available on its Shape (feedback) site: There is information on the Shape page about how you can submit feedback to council. Please provide some comments to council as this is a very important document for all active transport users and there are a number of areas for improvement.  Also …

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MASC Active Transport Strategy

Work on the MASC Active Transport Strategy is underway. MAC is represented on the Ongoing Reference Group. Further details, including a short survey and the opportunity to suggest improvements using an electronic map, are on the Council’s Shape page

Experts kick-off rail trail feasibility study

Trail experts quietly began work last month on a major, six-month study to determine the feasibility of the Castlemaine – Maryborough rail trail. The consultants got their first tour of the 55km trail last month. CMRT’s John Carruthers caught up with FFLA Director Tim Fitzgerald about the work and challenges ahead. Read more.

Bikes on Buses

Bike riders can now carry their bikes on racks at the front of the bus, when travelling on local routes 1-6 in and around Castlemaine ( to Campbells Creek, Harcourt, Maldon, Taradale and Chewton), thanks to the extension of the Victorian Government’s Bikes on Buses initiative. Two bikes can be safely loaded, with all bus …

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