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Cities differ on motorcycle footpath parking

Gold Coast City has rejected footpath parking for motorcycles and scooters after a trial that started late last year, while Adelaide is expanding its trial. A Gold Coast report on the trial says it is not needed yet, but they have left the door open if motorcycle use grows. This is despite Gold Coast motorcycle …

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Footpath parking protest

Footpath parking ban protest a ‘success’

Riders who staged a protest today (February 21, 2016) against a motorcycle footpath parking ban in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda have claimed it a success, despite a moderate turnout and some riders allegedly being booked. The protest was sparked by rider Darren Carson when footpaths around St Kilda were ruled out for a six-month trial ban. He was …

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Footpath Parking protest

Riders protest footpath parking ban

Melbourne has been at the forefront of footpath parking for motorcycles, but now footpaths around St Kilda have been ruled out for a six-month trial ban even though it is the site of a popular annual motorcycle Toy Run. Rider Darren Carson is organising a protest park in St Kilda for this Sunday, February 21. …

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Brisbane free motorcycle footpath parking

Motorcycle footpath parking to widen

The Gold Coast may soon join other progressive cities by introducing footpath parking for motorcycles and scooters after the council recently announced plans to investigate the proposal. Footpath parking has been legal in Melbourne and Victoria for some years and has been introduced in more recent years in parts of Sydney and Brisbane, although with varying …

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