• 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

Town Bike Pitstop - Public Work Area
Jan
1

DIY Bike Repair Cafe

Another leap forward in the inner city cycling eco-system sees the arrival of a bike café in Darlington offering a free workshop, tools and loving expertise. When local Grahame Rowe realised that the City of Sydney would not be installing a street garden bed in front of his old butchery, he and buddy John Azzi […]

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NSW Transport Masterplan Cover page (Cropped)
Dec
15

NSW Transport Plan

The NSW Government has released its final NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan. You can read how BIKESydney and BIKEast earlier sought to shape the Master Plan here. The Master Plan clearly calls for enhanced provision for cycling.  (There are 155 instances of the the word “cycling” [there were 28 in the draft Master Plan], […]

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Bike_logos
Mar
15

Legitimising safety

BIKESydney has been advocating for the repositioning of the on-road bike logos in the City of Sydney for about 18 months. Positioning the logos in the centre of the lane helps communicate to drivers that bike riders have a legitimate place in the lane and encourages riders out of the door danger zone. We’re really […]

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Bike_bus_interactions
Mar
14

Bus Bike Survey

Last year BIKESydney worked with the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS to develop a grant application to investigate interactions between bike riders and bus drivers. City of Sydney awarded the grant and work is now underway. As a first step ISF is surveying riders and drivers. This survey has 12 questions and should take […]

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City_plan
Feb
28

Influencing the City Plan

In April 2011 BIKESydney submitted a response to the City of Sydney’s Draft City Plan. Overall BIKESydney was very supportive of the Draft City Plan which we saw as a progressive and ambitious planning instrument. We did have some concerns with elements of its constituent Draft Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2011 (LEP) and Draft Sydney Development Control […]

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Test
Feb
27

Designing for People

In February 2012 BIKESydney submitted a response to the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure’s review of the State Environmental Planning Policy No 65 – Design Quality of Residential Flat Development and the Residential Flat Design Code.

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