• 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

Sydney Park ...is about to Change. (Have your say)
Mar
3

Vamping Sydney Park

BIKESydney is calling for more people-orientated design for the new Draft Plan of Management for Sydney Park which is now open for public comment. You can view the entire Plan via the Project’s “Document Library” link (8.3MB) or download the key excerpts of the Plan here (1.9MB).) The key points of the Draft Management Plan […]

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The Waterloo Link will connect the Bourke St and Bourke Rd separated cycleways
Dec
15

New Bourke St Cycleway – Cars entitled, while pedestrians and riders get the scraps.

The City of Sydney is preparing to deliver the final section of the Bourke Street cycleway through Waterloo. However, the link will be delivered as a shared path (thus mixing riders in with pedestrians) rather than as a green, separated cycleway such as you now find along other sections of Bourke St. We think it […]

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Sep
24

Brainstrust Seminar 6

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 […]

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Sep
22

BrainsTrust Seminar 7

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 […]

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State Govt blocks cycleways
Jun
26

State Govt delays AGAIN

  BIKESydney MEDIA STATEMENT 26 June 2013   BIKESydney calls on the State Government to deliver its Central Sydney Access Strategy.   In deferring the delivery of the Central Sydney Access Strategy (the integrated transport plan for the CBD), the State Government has again blocked the delivery of critical cycling infrastructure in the CBD. Potentially terminally. The […]

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Leichhardt Council Bike Budget Cuts
Jun
18

Leichhardt Cuts Bike Budget

  At its extraordinary meeting on 21 May 2013 (meeting Minutes here) Labor and Liberal Councillors resolved to slash Leichhardt Council’s cycling budget to zero (from $400,000 per annum). We are urging those who ride to make it very clear to the Mayor that this is unacceptable. This move was totally unannounced to either BIKESydney or […]

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