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WA State Election: Path paved for cycling infrastructure investment



BOTH major parties have promised to boost funding for cycling infrastructure if elected in March.

The McGowan Government promised on January 22 to boost cycling infrastructure investment by $16.7 million if re-elected, highlighting funds already spent and ongoing projects.

Half the cycling package would go towards northern suburbs projects, including $8.25 million to expand the Hillarys Cycle Network.

The project involves connecting Burns Beach to Hillarys with 10km of paths and 2.5km of the Hepburn Avenue shared path from Whitfords Avenue to Gibson Avenue.

It also promised $750,000 towards the Koondoola-Wanneroo Bike Plan, a 1km shared path connecting Marangaroo Drive and Butterworth Avenue; and aligning 830m of path between Koondoola…

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