July 2023. A draft Local Area Mobility Plan (LAMP) has been released by City of Hobart that identifies separated cycleways on Augusta Road. The plan proposes four options. A bi-directional cycleway is more space efficient but a single cycleway on each side of the road can be more convenient and intuitive to use. Augusta Road cycling improvements is a high priority for implementation in the LAMP.
July 2015. The linemarking on Augusta Road is now complete and incorporates uphill bike lanes.
June 2015. Council has commenced work on a Vulnerable Road Users Project to install a median on Augusta Road between Giblin St and Creek Road to improve pedestrian safety. As part of the project uphill bike lanes will be installed. There is insufficient road width to have bike lanes in both directions as well as a median.
Nov 2018. Bike lanes were added on the section outside the Lenah Valley shops
Jan 2018. Council has installed two kerb ramps to allow people to cycle onto quiet Commercial Road (behind Blue Gum hire) as an alternative to riding on the two-lane section of Elizabeth St around the bend. Commercial Rd comes out at the Elizabeth St/Federal St intersection.