• The M5 East Green Link should be necesasrily included in the delivery of WestConnex

    Call for M5 East Green Link

    Thursday, January 28, 2016

    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 – […]

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  • 2015-08-18 - Spring St Cycleway - Hero

    Waverley Council seeks to sink Bondi Junction Cycleway

    Tuesday, August 18, 2015

    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 […]

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

    What Riding means to Me

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    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. […]

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  • 2014-09-03 - Amazed. Stunned

    A-Maze Gone. Bridge To Remain Clear

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    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 […]

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  • 2014-09-24 - Webpage Hero

    Bike-friendly Apartments

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    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 […]

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BIKESydney Advocating Change

Dec
28

Dads love the cargo bike library

Australia’s first cargo bike library has proved to be a big hit with dads wanting to spend quality time with their children. A quarter of loans so far have been dads and children, with Sydney Park, Camperdown Park and Victoria Park all being popular destinations. Other borrowers have used the cargo bikes for shopping, picking […]

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Dec
26

Legal resources for bike riders – what's useful?

BIKESydney is working with the Redfern Legal Centre to develop a legal resource for bike riders. We’d like to know what information would be most useful to you. We are thinking it might include things like… Injury When to contact the Motor Vehicle Accidents Commission When a Workers Compensation claim is appropriate How to get advice […]

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Dec
25

City proposes new cycling projects

On Monday 29 November the City of Sydney Cycling Implementation Team will present an update report to council committee on the implementation of the Cycle Strategy.  It outlines the current status of infrastructure and other projects; the current route planning and prioritisation; and introduces the Streetshare Strategy (formerly known as “Enabling Cycling” or behavioural change strategy) […]

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Dec
25

Deceitful campaign against cycleways exposed

Businesses along Bourke Road, Alexandria have been misused in a deceitful campaign to attack the City of Sydney cycleway program. CEO of the City of Sydney, Monica Barone, said a legal letter from Mahoney Dominic lawyers to the City of Sydney had falsely claimed 102 companies and businesses were joined in a class action against […]

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Dec
24

Cleveland Street pathway opens

The new shared pathway on the southern side of Cleveland Street between South Dowling Street and Anzac Parade has opened. The path links riders to Centennial Park and Surry Hills. The 3.5 metre path provides a  smooth ride. Give way to pedestrians on the path and let them know you’re about with a ring of […]

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Dec
22

Decyclerata

Our talented friend  Garry Weicks penned a tribute to cycling in Sydney inspired by Max Ehrmann’s much loved  Desiderata.  It caught the eye of Australian Cyclist and was published in their November/December 2010 issue. Garry has very generously donated his publishing fee to BIKESydney.  Thanks Garry – you rock!

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