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 […]

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 […]

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], […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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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