National Ride2School Day

National Ride2School Day countdown is on! National Ride2School Day (Friday 24th March) is just 4 weeks away! Register your school & they’ll go in the draw to win a range of exciting prizes, including a fleet of 10 BYK bikes & helmets, $5,000 worth of bike parking for your school & a bike hospital day with Dr Cranky’s. …

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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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