• 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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    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
22

Family focus at Sustainability Markets and Live Green House

On Saturday Sept 25,  Nick Bonich  and Elaena Gardner spent the morning at the Sydney Sustainability Markets and the afternoon at Live Green House talking to people about all things bike. The markets were unusually quiet but many people we spoke to wanted advice about buying a bike. There was lots of interest in the […]

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Dec
21

Great response to BIKESydney safety survey

Thanks so much to the 299 Sydney bike riders who responded to the BIKESydney safety survey. We’re using the results in our response to the NSW Parliament’s Staysafe Committee’s inquiry into vulnerable road users. Once the submission is complete we’ll spend some time analysing the results in depth and report back to you

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Dec
18

Cycling and Transport Policy in NSW

The NSW Parliamentary Library has released a briefing paper summarising the transport issues facing NSW, presenting an account of the state of cycling in NSW and in Sydney in particular, and comparing cycling in Sydney with the other Australian capital cities and with selected international cities. It makes for an interesting read. BIKESydney will be […]

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Dec
17

Sample of New Cycling Infrastructure

We will be seeing this more often as the City of Sydney rolls out 200kms of cycling infrasturcture across the city. The piece you about to see is the north end of Kent St. It deals with cyclists coming and going from the Harbour Bridge. Specifically the pedestrian underpass. Remember that this is not complete […]

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Dec
17

National award for BIKESydney

BIKESydney has won a major national award for its work to promote cycling. The Cycling Promotion Fund sponsored awards were presented in Old Parliament House in Canberra on June 16 with BIKESydney receiving the Special Achievement Award by a Bicycle Organisation. The award was in recognition of BIKESydney’s Bike Valet Program which makes it easier […]

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Dec
16

Political parties urged to adopt Active Transport Vision

Major political parties have been urged to embrace active transport as part of the policy cure for the challenges of chronic disease, climate change, congestion and pollution. The call was made on August 12 by a unique partnership of organisations from the health, transport and local government sectors. The five groups – The Australian Local […]

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