Merewether Beach Cycleway Links

Ready for use is a 1.1km shared path along Watkins Street, Merewether, linking Glebe Road, The Junction, with Merewether Beach.  The Junction Public School Principal Cath Larkman (at left), Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes and Councillor John Mackenzie at the new 1.1km shared path, in front of a new raised crossing

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Cycleways Make Way Across City

Hunter Street boasts City’s newest cycleway, and call for input on proposed Mayfield network. Newcastle’s network of active transport options now has a Hunter Street Trial Cycleway project in operation. The cycleway, between National Park Street and Worth Place, runs on both sides of Hunter Street, separated from the road

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Merewether to City Cycleway Underway

Work starts on first leg of City Centre to Merewether cycleway. The cycleway links the City Centre to Merewether Beach. Work starts on Stage 1 of the City Centre to Merewether Cycleway with Councillor Carol Duncan and Newcastle Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes. The first stage is the Merewether to The

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Push for More Cycleways

New plans for city transport as habits change.   City of Newcastle is revising parking and cycling plans due to changing travel patterns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent community engagement on cycling in Newcastle (PDF document) heard from almost 2,500 people with a strong interest in a safe, accessible,

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Temporary Cycleway at Honeysuckle

Council will construct a temporary cycleway along Honeysuckle Drive during construction turmoil. The cycleway will connect Steel Street to Worth Place. Honeysuckle Drive facing east during final phase of construction projects in July 2020. As development continues along the harbour, the 150m cycleway will provide a vital connection between the

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Take a Ride on the Driveless Side

Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial. The first driverless vehicle to mix with traffic on Newcastle’s roads is ferrying passengers along Wharf Road. Glenn Mathews (right) with a instructor from the shuttle manufacturer. People can ride the free shuttle bus between Watt Street and Nobbys Beach roundabouts on weekdays between

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City News

Stockton’s long-term coastal plan goes to Council after strong community endorsement. City of Newcastle’s long-term management plan for Stockton’s erosion hit coastline will be decided at Tuesday night’s Council meeting following the public exhibition process. Councillors will vote to adopt the Stockton Coastal Management Program (CMP), which proposes a mix

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Cyclist Ban in Scott Street

Cycling is banned along the tramway shared section of Scott Street. "Mixed running" section of Newcastle’s light rail in Scott Street. Executive Director for the Centre for Road Safety Bernard Carlon said cyclists will no longer be allowed to access the mixed running section of the Newcastle Light Rail along

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Cycleways, Green Space for West End

Separated cycle ways, new dedicated green spaces and wider streets to improve pedestrian and traffic flows will be built in the City’s emerging CBD following the adoption of the West End Stage 2 – Streetscape Plan.  The West End improvements were given the green light from Councillors last night after

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Hannell St Lights for Cycleway Crossing

26 July 2012 ~ Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) began work today on the shared path crossing Hannell St. near Throsby Creek Traffic lights will be installed immediately north of the existing refuge to improve safety for both pedestrians and cyclists. RMS plans to activate the new traffic lights by

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