• 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
15

Clearways and 40km zones coming to a street near you

On 15 September the City of Sydney’s (CoS) Traffic Committee unanimously approved the proposal to introduce peak hour clearways [“No Stopping” zones] on several of the city’s main roads. The details of the proposal – including a map – can be viewed here. [Note that the map’s highlighting of the affected area of Park St is incorrect. […]

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Dec
15

White Bay Cruise Passenger Terminal EA misses mark

The plans for the proposed Cruise Passenger Terminal at White Bay fail to connect with public transport and fail to address the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. In December 2008 the NSW Government decided to permanently relocate the Darling Harbour No. 8 Cruise Passenger Terminal to facilitate and enhance the Barangaroo redevelopment project. In November 2009, its […]

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Dec
14

Making Sydney's roads safer for all

Elaena Gardner and David Borella gave evidence at the NSW Staysafe Inquiry into Vulnerable Road Users on Tuesday 12 October. We had an opportunity to make an opening statement. This is what we said. BIKESydney represents the interests of people who ride bicycles for transport in the City of Sydney. We want to live in […]

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Dec
13

Bridge to Bridge – Sydney's first complete cycleway route

Bike riders coming from the Inner West or the North Shore to the CBD can now enjoy a safer journey with the opening of City of Sydney’s first completed cycleway route. Clover Moore officially launched the route connecting the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Anzac Bridge at the National Ride to Work Day breakfast in Hyde Park on […]

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Dec
9

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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Dec
9

Staysafe inquiry submission submitted

BIKESydney’s response to the NSW Staysafe (Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety) inquiry into vulnerable road users was submitted 9 August. The rules of the inquiry mean that we can’t make our submission public without the say of the Staysafe Committee. We’ll post the full report online once we have the go-ahead. That will probably be […]

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