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Help Your Council To Help You

Some Councillors and council staff support the implementation of pop-up cycleways to help residents, but their efforts are being blocked. Across NSW elected Councillors and council staff reach out to Bicycle NSW for support, as they try to improve their local area for bike riders.  We develop resources, review plans, attend audits and do whatever

Community Sport No Longer Regionally Restricted

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to drop across the state, NSW Health are lifting restrictions to slowly and safely enable us to return to normal. COVID-19 Restrictions Update From this Saturday (September 26), interregional community sporting competitions can recommence without restricting these activities to regions or zones as long as a COVID-19 Safety Plan is

Australian Walking and Cycling Conference 2020

Bicycle NSW is in the final stages of preparing to present at the Australian Walking and Cycling Conference 2020. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 Pandemic means presenters will not be travelling to Newcastle for the conference.  Instead this will be delivered as an on-line event delivered by a partnership of the Newcastle Cycleways Movement, Newcastle University and

Safer Food Delivery

Bicycle NSW is aware of the safety issues surrounding food delivery by bicycle, and we were pleased to see efforts made to improve them. Challenges Around Food Delivery Riders Bicycle NSW has written articles previously about the challenges presented to and by food delivery riders. Pay rates far below award, no sick leave or WorkCover

Cycle For Charity This November

With our event Spring Cycle being cancelled this year due to COVID-19, we wanted to know how we could continue to support our charity partner – Freedom Wheels.  They do great work in creating custom bikes for people with disabilities and for many of the children it’s the first time they have been able to

Shared Path to ANSTO is Open

Based in Lucas Heights, Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) now has a new 1.2km shared path which connects ANSTO to the neighbouring suburb of Barden Ridge and onwards to the Sutherland Shire Cycling Network.   The new shared path is a great addition for ANSTO staff and local residents. With 53 staff members

Trip Planning Review For Bike Riders

Transport for NSW is in the process of updating their Trip Planner for bike riders. With 3 different trip options available for every bike route, they’re hoping to receive feedback from you, our reliable bike riders, to make the mapping better for everyone.  The three sections include:  Easier: Choose this option if you are new

What Has Bike Advocacy Done For Us?

Riders in some parts of NSW could be forgiven for tearing their hair out in frustration, but advocacy is working. Bicycle NSW works with individuals, groups and MP’s who share our concerns, and aim for outcomes that enhance the safety and amenity of communities.  When working on one project, we also strive to identify changes

Central West Cycling Trail – Highly recommended!

Back in July we announced the launch of the Central West Cycling Trail and since then we’ve only heard positive feedback along with seeing some fantastic photos! The 400km CWC makes its way through the rolling landscape of woodlands and wheatlands of the Central West of NSW, the land of the indigenous Wiradjuri nation. Cornerstones