An extension of the Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail through the township of Port Fairy is part of a new draft bicycle strategy for the town.
The draft plan identifies that rather than end at Regent Street, the rail trail should continue through Railway Place and onwards to the port.
This recommendation is part of the Draft Port Fairy Bicycle Strategy which is currently available for public comment.
The strategy also states the masterplan for Southcombe Park has bike paths included in it, something the Port of Port Fairy masterplan does not.
And cyclists would have greater access to the town's CBD if the draft strategy's recommendation of bike lines in Bank, Cox and Sackville streets were to be approved.
A shared path along the southern side of Campbell Street is also slated.
Connection to the centre of the town from the Princes Highway is also addressed, with a shared path suggested.
The draft strategy was developed by a consultant hired by Moyne Shire, and received input from stakeholders including representatives from the Port Fairy Bicycle Users Group, the Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail committee and Port Fairy Consolidated School.
The plan has been developed with the needs of riders of all abilities, from primary school students to experienced touring riders, in mind.
The most recent bicycle strategy for Moyne dates back to 2000. Community feedback on the Draft Port Fairy Bicycle Strategy is open until September 27 and can be given at the Moyne Shire Council website.