A Green New Deal for Victoria is an opportunity to transform Melbourne by creating more space for people riding their bike.
In Melbourne and in cities across the world more people are choosing to cycle in response to COVID-19.
The construction of the network would include over 300 kilometres of separated bike lanes & paths and create around 5,000 jobs in engineering, construction and manufacturing.
The Safe Bike Network would see Melbourne become a world class city for cycling like Paris, Copenhagen, and Amsterdam.
The centrepiece of the network would be a 20km Bike Superhighway #1 running from Coburg to Elsternwick including the key routes of Sydney Road, Royal Parade, Flemington Road and St Kilda Road.
The Superhighway would be fast tracked with temporary infrastructure to create more space for cycling in response COVID-19
A safe, separated bike network for Melbourne would:
👷 Create jobs in engineering, construction and manufacturing.
🌱 Boost urban renewal and cut carbon emissions.
🚗 Reduce congestion while also reducing air pollution
🚲 Improve people’s health, getting us fit and active!