A-Maze Gone. Bridge To Remain Clear

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 […]

Bike-friendly Apartments

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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], […]

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 […]

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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