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Dodgy Driver Dismissal

A driver who decided to threaten bicycle riders on a cycleway in Sydney’s Inner West fell afoul of the law and his own employer- not bad work for a Friday afternoon. Photo: Incident Recorded on Cyclist’s Helmet Camera As a bicycle rider, all of you would have experienced the close pass. That casual decision by


Bikes In The Budget But More Work Needed

The Perrottet Government has delivered its first budget for FY 2022/23 from a strong financial position with a record spend of $112.7 billion on new and upgraded infrastructure. $76.7 billion is allocated for transport. With an election in March 2023, this is the biggest allocation yet. In terms of active transport, a number of outstanding

Rozelle Interchange Project

Next Steps For Rozelle

As the long-suffering residents of the Inner west are extremely aware, construction is well underway on the massive Rozelle Interchange project. The (mostly!) underground motorway junction will connect the M4-M5 Link tunnel with the Anzac Bridge, Iron Cove Bridge and the future Western Harbour Tunnel, bypassing the City West Link and Victoria Road. The construction

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

Inadequate Sentence of Driver

MEDIA RELEASE FROM BICYCLE NSW Inadequate sentence of driver following the deaths of two cyclists in 2019. The Bicycle NSW Board was disappointed to learn that a driver has been sentenced to only a 240 hour community service sentence after killing two cyclists in a vehicle collision in late 2019. On 19th December 2019, minutes

Increased funding for NSW bicycle infrastructure

In November, Bicycle NSW had the chance to meet with Rob Stokes MP, the then-new Transport Minister for NSW. As a change of Minister can often bring new ideas, perspectives and priorities to their portfolio, Bicycle NSW took the opportunity to make a few key suggestions to the Minister. Among these were that the government

Mike Tomalaris new ambassador

Mike Tomalaris Announced As Ambassador

Bicycle NSW is excited to announce that Mike Tomalaris has joined us as our Ambassador for the next 3 years. Mike has supported the growth of and interest in cycling for the past 30 years in his role at SBS, commentating on the Tour de France. He is also a keen recreational bicycle rider. Our

Peter McLean CEO

Bicycle NSW Introduces New CEO

Bicycle NSW is pleased to introduce our new CEO, Peter McLean. Peter joins us with extensive experience as a CEO at other Not for Profits and peak bodies, including Keep Australia Beautiful and Can Too Foundation. In those fields he has driven outcomes which positively impact the environment and communities, working with governments to gain their support for key initiatives

Bankstown Fatality

A man died in Bankstown on Saturday night after he was hit by a car whilst riding his bicycle. Paramedics and Police were called to Canterbury Road near Chapel Road at around 10:30pm on Saturday night after a man, believed to be in his 50’s, was hit by a driver. In spite of the best

Our bike planner Sarah

About our Bike Planner

 Sarah Bickford joined Bicycle NSW as our Bike Planner as part of a 12 month internship nearly 5 months ago.  We have been thrilled with her work, but thought we’d check in on how she’s finding it.   Since joining us, Sarah has written 22 submissions, an average of 1 a week!  These have ranged from