Australia’s Rich Cycling History

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  The next in our series of BRAINSTRUST SEMINARS Australia’s Rich Cycling History by Jim Fitzpatrick Did you know that Australia once had the largest bicycle path network in the world? or that Australian soldiers were at the forefront of the first significant wartime use of the bicycle? Or that at one time, the world’s […]

Brainstrust Seminar 6

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GOING DUTCH – WHAT CAN AUSTRALIA LEARN FROM DUTCH CYCLING? Our Brainstrust series of free public seminars next looks into what elements of Dutch cycling infrastructure might be relevant for Sydney. The recently released Sydney City Centre Access Strategy signals the NSW Government’s intention to soon deliver a network of cycleways within Sydney’s CBD, and […]

BrainsTrust Seminar 7

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THE DOLLARS AND SENSE OF BUILDING FOR BIKES BIKESydney will be presenting another of our free, public Brainstrust seminars which will make the case that the delivery of cycling infrastructure should not be left to be the responsibility of governments.  Doing so leaves cycling provisioning too exposed to the nuanced political environment. Come to hear […]

Homeless Connect – 4 June

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BIKESydney is again participating in Homeless Connect this year – servicing bikes for homeless and at-risk people. It’s a fabulous day when those who are doing it tough get a lot of love – hot meals, medical and dental checks, clothing, hair cuts, massage, access to phone and internet – the sort of stuff we […]

Sunday Streets

Riding for fun in open streets

BIKESydney has joined forces with Bike Leichhardt and Go! Alliance to bring Ciclovia/Sunday Streets to Sydney and regional NSW. Bicycle NSW, local politicians, the Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce, individual local businesses, arts and culture organisations are also behind the initiative. Sunday Streets is about opening local streets to the community on Sundays by excluding […]

Enrique Penalosa to Discuss Urban Strategy in Sydney

Ciclovia, Bogota Friday 11 March:University of Sydney, 12:30 pm Enrique Penalosa is the former Mayor, Bogota, Columbia and President, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), New York. This presentation is a joint venture between the Major Cities Unit (Department of Infrastructure and Transport), Infrastructure Australia, the Volvo Centre of Excellence for Bus Rapid Transit development […]

Sydney Festival Fever

Festival First Night kicks off on Saturday 8 Jan. The centre of the city will be transformed into a wonderland where you’ll be able to catch the headline acts of the Sydney Festival for free. With many streets closed to cars, it’s a wonderful time to explore the city. BIKESydney will be running free bike […]

Bike Culture – does it and should it exist in Sydney?

BIKESydney BrainsTrust in conjunction with the Bicycle Film Festival New York Bike Snob says it doesn’t exist. Copenhagen says it shouldn’t exist. Portland says life’s not worth living without it… Join Jonathan Daly (GHD consulting), Elizabeth Cage (University of Sydney) and Josh Capelin (Producer, BFF) in an engaging conservation about the role of bike culture […]

Bicycle safety: what are the causes of vulnerability?

More than 50 people gathered for the BIKESydney BrainsTrust Q+A  on July 22. The robust discussion about what causes vulnerability on our roads for cyclists will continue as we prepare our submission to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into vulnerable road users.

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