• 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
8

Tell us what you think of the City's Shared Path markings

The City of Sydney is currently trialling a scheme of surface markings for its shared paths at Redfern St, Redfern.  (A “Shared Path” – a path that is designated for use by both pedestrians AND cyclists, as distinct from a footpath, on which cyclists (above the age of 12 years) are not permitted to ride.) It’s […]

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Dec
5

Bikes to get the kids around and groceries home

A new bike library in Newtown, the first of its kind in Australia, will loan Cargo bikes and bike trailers for transporting bulky items or beloved children.

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Dec
4

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 […]

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Dec
2

NSW Staysafe Inquiry Submissions now public

The Staysafe Committee has now made public the submissions to their Inquiry into Vulnerable Road Users. Thank you to: – everyone who took time to do the BIKESydney safety survey – those of you who gave us feedback about the survey design – those of you who attended the BrainsTrust session and told us your […]

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Dec
1

300+ at Town Hall rally

More than 300 people turned out to show their support for the City of Sydney’s cycleways on  Tuesday 3 August. A big win for everyone who wants to live in a city that’s easy to get around, has clean air and values healthy, happy people.  Thanks to everyone who came and made a fantastic evening. […]

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