• 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

Homeless Connect 2012 (3)
May
22

Homeless Connect – 4 June

BIKESydney is again participating in Homeless Connect this year – servicing bikes for homeless and at-risk people. It’s a fabulous day when those who are doing it tough get a lot of love – hot meals, medical and dental checks, clothing, hair cuts, massage, access to phone and internet – the sort of stuff we […]

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Riding for fun in open streets
May
15

Sunday Streets

BIKESydney has joined forces with Bike Leichhardt and Go! Alliance to bring Ciclovia/Sunday Streets to Sydney and regional NSW. Bicycle NSW, local politicians, the Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce, individual local businesses, arts and culture organisations are also behind the initiative. Sunday Streets is about opening local streets to the community on Sundays by excluding […]

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Bike_bus_interactions
Mar
5

Bikes & Buses as Buddies

  “…If you want to go, wave hello and let me know”   Extending from our initiation of the investigation in early 2012, BIKESydney recently participated in a workshop aimed at improving road interactions between bikes and buses. The workshop was funded by the City of Sydney (CoS) and facilitated by the Institute for Sustainable […]

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Callan Park - One of its many secret charms
Mar
2

Callan Park needs its Master Plan

On Saturday 2 March 2013, and despite persistent rain, approximately 80 people turned up to the rally organised by the Friends of Callan Park (FocP) calling for the endorsement of the Callan Park Master Plan and the appointment of a Trust to govern the Park. The FoCP also called on NSW Ambulance to withdraw its […]

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Bikes for Humanity
Feb
19

Bikes for Africa

Not sure what to do with your second bike, or the one that’s never getting used? Why not donate it to create simple, sustainable, empowerment in African communities? On Sat 16 February 2013 Bicycles for Humanity are accepting donations at Barangaroo. Get your trusty steed there and we’ll give it new life so that it […]

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Gridlock
Jan
21

Petitioning the Feds

BIKESydney is encouraging your support for a petition to the Federal Government to put its money where its mouth is in relation to bike infrastructure and programs. Please add your name to the petition.     In collaboration with BIKESydney and other advocates of active transport, Go! Alliance – headed by former Bicycle NSW CEO, Omar […]

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