Call for M5 East Green Link

The ill-conceived WestConnex project has the obligation to improve walking and cycling in Sydney.  Despite being the NSW Government’s biggest enabling infrastructure project, it will bring no material cycling outcomes.  We’re calling on all Sydney riders (and walkers) to make a submission to the WestConnex EIS consultation to ensure that WestConnex delivers the M5 East Green Link – […]

Waverley Council seeks to sink Bondi Junction Cycleway

On Tuesday night Waverley Council will vote to delete the Bondi Junction Link cycleway from its Complete Streets vision for Spring St, Bondi Junction.  This despite the project having been developed in consultation with stakeholders for over a year and at the cost of forfeiting almost $6million of State Government funding if the cycleway not […]

What Riding means to Me

Riding encourages me to visit the foreshore more often than I would

I cycle; I ride a bicycle; I commute by bike. Call it as you wish. The fact is that I own a bicycle and I use it. I don’t ride it everyday, it depends on the weather but I use it every week. A bike is a simple tool for me, like a mobile phone. […]

The NEW Parramatta Rd

A massive opportunity for change In late 2014, the State Government announced the New Parramatta Road project, a 20-year urban renewal program covering 8 precincts (Granville, Auburn, Homebush, Burwood, Kings Bay, Taverners Hill, Leichhardt and Camperdown) that will significantly increase the number of people working and living along the corridor. You can download the detailed […]

Barangaroo Ferry Hub EIS

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Ferry Hub at Barangaroo is on exhibition. The EIS tentatively suggests cycling links to the ferry stop but they are far from defined or guaranteed.   Despite the fine gestures in its Sydney’s Cycling Future vision to include cycling links within Barangaroo, the State Government is again […]

A-Maze Gone. Bridge To Remain Clear

The Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) has indicated that it will “..not be proceeding at the moment” with the proposed A-Maze garden installation on Pyrmont Bridge.  For now, the bridge will now remain clear for safe passage of walkers and riders. Our campaign outlined how the proposed 180m long, 6m wide A-Maze installation would introduce […]

Bike-friendly Apartments

Following on from our 2012 submission, we’re excited to see that we’ve influenced the Government’s thinking about apartment design and the need for better integrating storage space for items like bikes.  We’re calling for your ideas with view to further improving the Policy. PlanningNSW has just released an summary of its draft SEPP 65 Policy […]

Cycling and Light Rail

  We’re getting on the front foot and engaging directly with the design team of the Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail project to ensure cycling outcomes.  We know that the only prospect for real change is to engage early in the process and to champion the benefits that cycling can bring to the […]

CycleHack Sydney

  Sydney’s first Cyclehack will happen on the weekend of 19-21 June 2015. Cyclehack is a global event with the objective of making cycling in cities easier for everyone. The brainchild of Sarah Drummond (Glasgow), Johanna Holtan (Edinburgh), and Matt Lowell (Vancouver), Cyclehack debuted in 2014 in a number of cities including Glasgow, Belfast, Beirut, […]

Amazed? Stunned.

The Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) is proposing to install a 180m long and 6m wide garden structure (entitled “A-maze”) in the middle of Pyrmont Bridge. SHFA appears to have paid only lip service to the installation’s effect of obstructing the 70,000 pedestrian and cycling trips across the bridge each weekday, increasing the risk of […]

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