Whittlesea BUG has identified a number of advocacy priorities, these are listed in order of importance in the table below.

 

Current Infrastructure Priorities
 
         
Campaign Description Time Frame Reasoning Governing Body Supporting Info (Click Map to Expand)
         
1. Darebin Creek Path Upgrade & Extension

Concrete path from McKimmies
Rd to Sycamore Reserve, Mill Park

Crossover points  at roads
e.g. traffic islands or underpass?

Short Term Links the Western Ring Rd
and the South Morang Rail
extension shared user paths
- Whittlesea Council

Darebin Creek Path

       

Concrete shared user path from
the Western Ring Rd to Epping
North

Long Term Links Epping North to Darebin
Creek Trail and CBD
- Whittlesea Council

2. Edgars Creek Path Extension

Concrete shared user path on the
east side from Spring St to Main St,
Thomastown

Short Term   - Whittlesea Council      Edgars Creek Path
       
Concrete shared user path from
Mahoney's Rd to Western Ring Rd,
Thomastown
Medium Term Links Western Ring Rd to
Thomastown precinct
- Whittlesea Council
- Vic Roads
       

Concrete shared user path between
Mahoney's Rd and Cooper St,
Epping

Long Term   - Whittlesea Council

3. Yan Yean Pipe Track

Concrete shared user path between
Western Ring Rd and McKimmies Rd

Short Term Links Western Ring Rd to
Stables Shopping Centre,
Plenty Valley Shopping
Centre, and South Morang
Station, and South Morang
       Yan Yean Pipe Track
     
Concrete shared user path between
McKimmies Rd and Centenary Drive
Medium Term

- Melbourne Water
- Whittlesea Council

     
Concrete shared user path between
Centenary Drive and McDonald's Rd
Long Term  

4. Plenty Rd Shared User Path Extension
Concrete shared user path from
McKimmies Rd to Bush Boulevard
on Western Side of Plenty RD
Medium Term Links RMIT to South Morang
Rail Station and South
Morang
   

5. Whittlesea Public Garden to Merri Creek Path (Hume)
Concrete shared user path between
Whittlesea Public Gardens and the
Merri Creek (Hume side)
Short Term Links the City of Whittlesea
to the Hume
- Parks Victoria
- Whittlesea Council
 

 

Successful Infrastructure Campaigns

         
Campaign Description   Reasoning   Suppourting Info (Click Map to Expand)
         
Dalton Road Link  

 

   
Concrete shared user path
along Dalton Rd between
M80 Ring Road and Cheddar
Rd shared user paths.
 

Successfully linked Western
Ring 
Rd and Cheddar Rd
shared user paths allowing
communting to and/or 
Multi-Modal

  Dalton Road Link

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