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Cycling in the SW comes under the microscope

Harvey-Waroona Reporter

Are you keen to take your commute from four wheels to two?

Or do you want to connect more easily to nearby towns and some of the region’s best natural assets?

The Department of Transport is urging communities around the South West to have their say on the future of cycling in the Bunbury-Wellington sub-region.

Partnering with the South West Development Commission, the City of Bunbury and the shires of Capel, Collie, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup and Harvey, the department has produced the draft Bunbury-Wellington 2050 Cycling Strategy and is seeking public comment until 29 July.

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The draft strategy is a blueprint for connecting and extending cycling infrastructure in the Bunbury-Wellington sub-region to enhance cycling experiences for residents and showcase some of the area’s best natural assets to visitors and tourists.

It follows on from five consultation sessions which were held with residents from the around the region

The draft strategy is available on the department’s website and is open for public comment until Sunday.

Feedback received as part of the comment period will shape a short-term action plan which will guide investment for the next five years.

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