Archive for the ‘ban review’ Category

Media release: From the Minister for Public Transport Friday, 15 February, 2008

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Media release: From the Minister for Public Transport Friday, 15 February, 2008 BIKES ALLOWED ON CONNEX AND V/LINE SERVICES FROM TODAY Bicycles will again be allowed on all Connex and V/Line services from today in a push to address the needs of both cyclists and other passengers, Minister for Public Transport Lynne ...

Bendigo Advertiser: Bike ban back flip

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

Bendigo Advertiser: Bike ban back flip Central Victorian bicycle groups celebrated a victory yesterday with the reversal of the bike ban on country trains. Victorian Transport Minister Lynne Kosky announced the reversal of the policy to ban bikes on peak services on V/Line and Connex trains and further investigation into ...

Feb 15: Media Coverage of bike ban reversal

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Find more videos like this on Melbourne Cyclist Find more videos like this on Melbourne Cyclist Audio 3AW and ABC Radio News (1) (Feb 15, mp3 file) 3AW Radio News (2) (Feb 15, mp3 file) Text Bike ban back-flip (ABC News) Angry cyclists win train backflip (Herald Sun) Bikes back on for V/Line services ...


Friday, February 15th, 2008

Read below for todays news article reversing the bike ban - it's been a wonderful ensemble effort right across Victoria, it's been inspiring how fantastic peoples responses have been and how they've acted accordingly to these bans. It's been your victory, well done to you all! Now lets keep an more ...

BtBB to attend roundtable discussions with Lynne Kosky

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

Great news - Brianna will attend a round table discussion with Lynne Kosky and government representatives on behalf of Bin the Bike Ban on February 6th 2008 at Parliament House. This is a great opportunity for BtBB and those affected by the bans to get their opinions known and constructively ...

Bicycle Victoria link updates

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

31 January 2008: Bicycle Victoria have updated information on these following pages: Trains: Melbourne Metro Trains: Victoria - Regional - V/Line Public transport and bikes

Update: Bike ban status for Connex and V/line

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

Officially the bans have not been repealed/overturned - However no action will be taken against any cyclist who takes their bike on a peak hour train pending the outcome of the review. This advice has been confirmed by phone conversations with Lynne Kosky's Senior Ministerial Advisor. This is valid for both ...

BtBB Ban review submission

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Following is the text of Bin the Bike Ban's submission to the DOI review of the peak-hour bike ban. ---- Bin the Bike Ban is a coalition of cycling groups and individuals gathered to overturn the recent Department of Infrastructure ban of bicycles on peak-hour trains. We represent over 500 individuals and ...

Midland Express: Bike Ban review welcomed

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

From the January 29th edition of the Midland Express, a Elliott Midland Newspaper Group that covers Castlemaine, Kyneton & Woodend.

BtBB to make submission to DoI review

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Some good news. Bin the Bike Ban has been invited by the Department of Infrastructure to make a submission to the review of the bike ban. We will send in our submission by next Tuesday (29th Jan) and I would expect to have some response back about that late that week. If ...