Greater Geelong Cycle Strategy

The attached documents detail the most recent cycling strategy for our municipality and can be viewed in two different formats.

The strategy contains:

1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

2.1 Background
2.2 Aims and Objectives
2.3 Methodology
2.4 Home for Cycling and Wheeled Sports
2.5 Report Structure

3 Context

3.1 Characteristics of Geelong
3.2 Guiding Policy
3.3 Why Cycling?
3.4 Who Cycles?
3.5 Where does Cycling Occur?
3.6 International Cycling Trends
3.7 Australian Cycle Trends
3.8 Victorian Cycle Trends
3.9 Geelong Cycle Trends
3.10 Latent Demand
3.11 Existing Network

4 Issue Identification

4.1 Public Questionnaire
4.2 School Questionnaire
4.3 Saddle Surveys
4.4 Accident Analysis
4.5 Key Findings

5 Recommendations

5.1 The Vision
5.2 Key Strategies
     5.2.1 Council Commitment
     5.2.2 Central Geelong
     5.2.3 Connecting the Network
     5.2.4 New Developments
     5.2.5 Promotion and Education
     5.2.6 Facilities

6 Bicycle Works Program

6.1 Network Priorities
6.2 Maintenance Priorities
6.3 Facility Priorities
6.4 Coordination, Promotion and Education Priorities

7 Conclusion

8 Toolkit

9 Funding

10 Cycle Maps

11 Appendix B – A3 Cycle Maps

11.1 Greater Geelong Existing Cycle Routes
11.2 Greater Geelong Proposed Cycle Routes

List of Tables:

Table 1: Australian Motor Vehicle and Bicycle Sales Comparisons
Table 2: Adult Participation in Cycling (% of Population)
Table 3: Average Weekday 24 Hour Cyclist Volumes on the Melbourne Metropolitan Off-Road Path Network
Table 4: Common Destinations for Geelong Cyclists
Table 5: Average Number of Children Cycling to Schools that Do and Do Not Encourage Cycling
Table 6: Intersection Toolkit
Table 7: Network Toolkit
Table 8: Signage Toolkit
Table 9: Facilities Toolkit
Table 10: Other Programs and Funding Sources

List of Figures:

Figure 1: Geelong Major Suburbs (black) and Urban Growth Areas (green)
Figure 2: Participation in Cycling by Age
Figure 3: City of Greater Geelong, Number and Direction of Cycle to Work Trips
Figure 4: City of Greater Geelong, Existing Cycle Network
Figure 5: Average School Roll and Average Number of Children Cycling to School in Geelong
Figure 6: Motor Vehicle and Bicycle Accident Comparison
Figure 7: Copenhagen Lane, Swanston Street, Melbourne City
Figure 8: Possible Geelong Major off Road Cycle Trails Network
Figure 9: Back of Kerb Bicycle lane
Figure 10: Primary Cycle Signage on an Off Road Path Network
Figure 11: Secondary Cycle Signage on an On Road Lane Network
Figure 12: Cycle Parking, Geelong Waterfront
Figure 13: Two Car Parks Converted to Store More Than 15 Bikes

List of Cycle Maps (Section 10) – Existing and Proposed Cycling Routes:

Map 1: Greater Geelong
Map 2: North Geelong
Map 3: South Geelong
Map 4: Lara
Map 5: Leopold
Map 6: Clifton Springs - Drysdale
Map 7: Portalington
Map 8: St Leonards – Indented Heads
Map 9: Barwon Heads – Ocean Grove

Page last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019