Tag Archives: Box Hill

Building the Cycling City

The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality This book, Building the Cycling City, should be compulsory reading for all Australian urban planners and city councillors. It’s about much more than just cycling – it’s about how the Dutch blueprint for Active … Continue reading

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Thumbs down in Whitehorse for NEL

Opposition to NEL at Council Forum The full-house audience was decidedly worried about the effect of the proposed additions to the Eastern Freeway in Whitehorse as a result of the proposed North East Link (NEL) and the adverse impact on … Continue reading

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How might Eastlink look after NEL?

It looks like a very BIG road. NELA has released (northeastlink.vic.gov.au) the latest information on the NEL The effect on  open space in Whitehorse is not very clear since, very unfortunately for residents, detailed maps showing the new road overlay … Continue reading

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An idea for Box Hill?

Streets only allow ‘ultra-low emission’ vehicles, walkers and bikes. Islington Council in London has banned petrol, diesel and older hybrid from nine London streets in Hackney in a “pioneering” scheme. Only electric cars, the newest hybrids, hydrogen vehicles and bikes … Continue reading

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Box Hill’s Future – a Pictorial View

Where is Box Hill Headed? You will be interested (and probably quite amazed) at the number of developments in Box Hill currently in the planning stage or under construction. A population increase for Box Hill of up to around 10,000 … Continue reading

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