The Constantia Valley Greenbelts cycling trail was officially approved by City Parks in December 2015. The proposal has followed the official channels,with interested & affected parties offered the opportunity to get involved from the start and provide input during the public participation phase.
There has always been a clear understanding which trails will be opened on a 1 year trial basis and which trails will remain closed to cyclists. While a blanket opening of the entire Greenbelts network would have taken away the current confusion about where one is allowed to cycle and where not, the feeling was that a phased approach would allow the current legal user groups to become accustomed to the cyclists sharing this much-loved public open space. (more…)