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A Safe Active Street in Perth, Western Australia (Source: City of Greater Geraldton)

Slowing Down to Stay Safe

If you see a bicycle rider going too fast on a shared path, tell them to slow down! This excellent video from Northern Beaches Council alerts different path users to their responsibility to share the path safely.  (Source: Northern Beaches Council).  For more information about issues with shared paths go to Shared paths –

The second or even the first family car – e-bike are way more fun for kids! (Source: Rascal Rides)

The Compelling Case for E-bike Subsidies

As cities worldwide set ambitious targets for reaching Net Zero, many are turning to electric vehicles (EVs) to help reduce emissions in time. There is a compelling case for e-bike subsidies. Evidence that cycling is ten times more important than EVs for decarbonising the network is riveting. In addition, investing in bicycle infrastructure is crucial

Australia remains a dumping ground for dirty cars (Image: Scott McNaughton)

Deadly Pollution Intensifies Call for Better Streets

New findings on tail pipe and tyre dust emissions have health experts extremely worried Exhaust fumes and tyre wear particles contribute significantly higher levels of air pollution than previously thought. Patrick Hatch’s article on The Hidden Road Toll points to studies showing that “rates of heart disease, lung cancer, stroke, diabetes, childhood asthma and early

As good as it gets! Read our submission in Heath Street Cycleway

Hands off Heath Street Cycleway!

The Heath Street Cycleway is about as good as a cycleway gets Heath Street is a crucial link in a six-part East-West regional cycleway connecting Canada Bay in Sydney’s inner west with the western suburbs. The Heath Street section was enabled by $7 million from the NSW Government, and it is part of the Parramatta

Better Streets Walk and Ride Participants gather in Herald Square before their inaugural walk and ride to Prince Alfred Park. (Photo: Better Streets NSW)

Better Streets Weekend

Better Streets coalition in partnership with Bicycle NSW, took to the streets of Sydney and Wollongong on March 4 and 5 to demonstrate the need for better walking and cycling infrastructure across NSW.  Better Streets Walk and Ride participants gather in Herald Square before their inaugural walk and ride to Prince Alfred Park. (Photo: Better

Councillor HY William Chan, Minister Rob Stokes, Alex Greenwich MP, Mayor Clover Moore, Adrian Boss OAM and Warren Salomon (Bike East) celebrate the reopening of College Street Cycleway (Photo: Great for Biz)

College St Cycleway is Back!

And businesses are begging for more The College Street Cycleway is back better than ever, which is great news for healthy, thriving streets. The cycleway was originally opened in 2010 and carried more than 2000 bike trips a day. But the previous NSW Roads Minister, Duncan Gay hated cycleways and ripped it out. Now, after

Bewildered: Battling the Bathurst Bullet Blues

Boxing Bikes is Bad for The Bush

Regions urge TrainLink to go multimodal Boxing bikes is just bad for the bush! You’ve saved up and bought an e-bike and you’re set to go on your first eco-tour of Bathurst and the New England Tablelands. Or the Elvis Parkes Festival. The pubs and B&Bs are booked and the locals, respectfully avoiding the term

Sydney Harbour Bridge Northern Access Steps (Image: Wolter Peters)

Ramp to Sidestep 55 Steps is One Step Closer!

Bicycle NSW is extremely pleased that a majority of councillors at North Sydney Council decided to give consent to Transport for NSW to progress the development of the Sydney Harbour Bridge Cycleway northern access ramp. The linear ramp will provide a safe and accessible alternative to hauling your bike up 55 steps to reach the

A Better Street has space for people to linger and participate in community life. (Source: Better Streets)

Get Involved in the Better Streets Weekend

Bicycle NSW is excited to announce two Better Streets events happening this weekend in Wollongong and Sydney. These events bring together communities, advocacy groups, and politicians to promote safe and healthy streets that are accessible to everyone. A Better Street has space for people to linger and participate in community life. Traffic is slow and

Daily life on Australia’s arterial roads (Image: The Fifth Estate)

Cycling Our Way Out of Transport Poverty

Do you spend 10% or more of your disposable income on transport? Living in the country, with pot-holed roads and long-distance travel, or locked into a car finance scheme may find you spending in excess of 20%. Daily life on Australia’s arterial roads.  Terrible for all roads users but particularly for anyone walking or cycling.