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Sustainable Transport

Council is committed to encouraging the Banyule community to be more active: to leave the car at home and walk and cycle more.

Travel Smart

The Banyule Travel Smart map is based on the Melway style and includes information such as:

  • Cycling tips (cycling at night, road rules, roundabouts and cycling in the wet)
  • Bus routes in Banyule including interchange information
  • Walking information including community groups
  • Travelling with limited mobility
  • Melbourne train network and travel time matrix
  • Taxi information

You can download the Travel Smart map below or the map is available at Council’s Customer Service Centres.

Banyule Travel Smart Map can be downloaded in the Related Information section.

Sustainable School Transport

Council is working with schools in Banyule to protect the environment and create a better community. Council  through its Community Road Safety Committee is supporting a number of sustainably-based education programs aimed at promoting active travel options amongst school children, such as:

  • The safe vests to school program;
  • The walking school bus program;
  • The safe routes to school program;
  • Young rider education program.

Contact Council for further information on how we may be able to help your school.

Walking and Cycling in Banyule

Banyule Council encourages walking and cycling for transport, recreation and sport.

Visit the Cycling and the Walking pages for more details on walking and cycling in Banyule.

Car Sharing

Car sharing is a cheap, green and easy alternative to car ownership for individuals and businesses. Council is keen to promote car sharing as an effective tool to help remove more cars from our roads and parking areas. Flexicar and Council are currently considering the introduction of car share parking spaces within Heidelberg and Ivanhoe.

If you are interested in the possibility of car sharing in your area, let Council and some of the car sharing companies know; the more interest the more car share spaces we might see.  

Some Melbourne Car Share Companies:

Walking

Walking in and around Banyule. Walking Groups. Walk to School. Tracks, information and links.

Cycling

Cycling in and around Banyule. Tracks, information and links.

Public Transport

Public transport in and around Banyule. Trains, buses, trams. Timetable information.

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