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Goulburn Crookwell Rail Trail

Upper Lachlan Derails Golden Opportunity

In an extraordinary meeting Upper Lachlan Council has withdrawn its support for the Goulburn to Crookwell rail trail. ‘We’re confused and disappointed by this,’ said Peter McLean, CEO of Bicycle NSW. ‘It will deprive local businesses of a proven opportunity with many positive benefits to regional tourism, connecting local transport corridors, health and recreation.’ The

Support the Bicycle NSW Family this tax time.

Support the Bicycle NSW Family This Tax Time!

Your donation can make an impact The end of the financial year is only a couple of weeks away. Right up until Thursday 30th of June you have the chance to make a fully tax-deductible donation to the Bicycle NSW Environmental Trust, offsetting your tax and helping the Bicycle Family. Bicycle NSW (BNSW) is the

Another call to double down on cycleway investment!

Another Call to Double Down On Cycleway Investment!

Bicycle NSW attended the launch of the 2022 Sustainable Cities Index hosted by the Committee for Sydney. Global consultancy Arcadis has been assembling the index since 2015. It ranks 100 global cities on 51 metrics across 3 categories – people, planet and profit. 3 Australian cities were on the list.  All have slipped since the

Rail Trails Happy Valley

Rail Trail Adventure Continues

NSW has thousands of potential kms of fabulous, scenic rail trails. The Northern Rivers Rail Trail is near completion. Tumbarumba to Rosewood (21km), Wagga Wagga to Ladysmith (0km), and Batlow to Tumut (0km) hint at possibilities of eco-tourism and active transport. Corridors connect towns and may provide healthy revenue to regional communities. South Australia’s Riesling

Four of the best routes in NSW

Four Best E-Bike Routes In NSW

Reducing carbon emissions is a vital part of ensuring the future of our planet.  We can help slow climate change by minimising our carbon footprint. This will improve public health and support the planet’s biodiversity. Transport makes a significant contribution to the carbon emissions being released into our atmosphere. By decarbonising our transport, we can

Cycleways designed to unite

Cycleways Are Designed To Unite

Is this happening near you? Twenty five residents in the Upper Hunter town of Merriwa, who happen to live on a section of a new cycleway, are being asked to contribute up to $4000 for the privilege. This is neither a fair nor reasonable decision, and has created unnecessary division around what ought to be

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Sydney’s fast-growing bike network

Construction teams are very busy rolling out new protected cycleways in the centre of Sydney!  Work is underway to make the Pitt Street pop-up lane permanent and the cycleway on King Street between Pitt Street and Phillip Street is racing ahead. The reinstatement of the College Street cycleway will start within weeks and the Oxford

How cycle paths around Blackwatle Bay can be improved after the construction of Rozelle Interchange

Ride Our Potential

Bicycle NSW recently joined advocates from Bike Marrickville and the Inner West Bicycle Coalition (IWBC) for a special Sunday ride. We explored the untapped potential for the Inner West’s cycling network. The Inner West has waterways that could become bike flows, highways that could become bike byways, construction sites that could become parks, and coves

Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail

Bringing rail trails to NSW

There are over 100 rail trails in Australia but due to a legislative blockage, NSW trails are still in their pilot stages (most trails are under 1 km in length). Other states, without the bureaucratic red tape, have trails of up to 1000 kms in length and are reaping the rewards. “Due to a needless

Central West Cycling Track

On The Right Track

They say that ‘out of adversity comes opportunity’. This has certainly been true for Cowra based Nicole Moroney whose thriving Festival Tour business (‘Central West Tours’) came to a halt during the first Covid-19 lockdown in early 2020. Nicole’s partner Jo Schwerdfeger, who has extensive cycle touring experience, suggested starting cycle tours around their scenic