• 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

Dec
29

Sunday 10 April 2011 – CBD street + cycleway closures

Friday 8 April until Monday11 April 2011 there will be road closures associated with the ITU World Championship 2011. The Sydney Harbour Bridge and approaches will be closed from 4am to midday on Sunday 10 April. This does not effect the Harbour Bridge cycleway or pedestrian footway. College Street will be closed to traffic from 8pm Friday 8th […]

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Dec
27

Link the Greenway

BIKESydney has once again urged the Department of Planning to establish a City West Shared Path – an off-road, flat, quiet, green, shared path that connects the Greenway to the Anzac Bridge via the disused Lilyfield rail corridor. This link to the CBD would connect several regional cycling routes to the city and connect large catchments […]

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Dec
25

Enrique Penalosa to Discuss Urban Strategy in Sydney

Ciclovia, Bogota Friday 11 March:University of Sydney, 12:30 pm Enrique Penalosa is the former Mayor, Bogota, Columbia and President, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), New York. This presentation is a joint venture between the Major Cities Unit (Department of Infrastructure and Transport), Infrastructure Australia, the Volvo Centre of Excellence for Bus Rapid Transit development […]

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Dec
24

Austroads Guide to Cycling Released

The  Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides is now available for free download. This is an essential resource for people lobbying for cycling infrastructure in their local community. The publication provides an overview of the design, construction and maintenance of bicycle infrastructure and provides references to Austroad’s Guidelines for more indepth information.

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Dec
23

CoS Community Matching Grants: Promoting Cycling

The City of Sydney are holding briefing sessions about their Community Matching Grants. If you’ve got an idea that will promote cycling in the city drop in and see if it’s suitable for the Matching Grants Program. Sessions are: Wednesday 2 March 12.30pm-1.30pm or Thursday 3 March 5pm-6pm at Level 4, Town Hall House, 456 […]

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Dec
20

Riders on the Harbour Bridge almost double

North Sydney Council has released a draft report of bicycle counts on the Sydney Harbour Bridge Cycleway. The data shows that from 2002 to 2009 there was an increase in average daily traffic of 95%. For weekday traffic the increase was 118%. On the busiest day of the year in 2010 (26 Oct) 2613 journeys were made […]

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