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Making Gladesville Bridge Accessible For Riders

Hunters Hill Council have released the final report for their bike plan outlining some of the issues riders face in their area, including access to the Gladesville Bridge. Access Issue To The Gladesville Bridge  Currently the junction between Victoria Road and Burns Bay Road that leads to the Gladesville Bridge is indirect and confusing. It

Solving Cycling Safety Issues

The NSW Government knows how to solve cycling safety issues and get more people riding, now it’s time for the back-pedalling to stop. Promises Aren’t The Same As A Final Product Bicycle NSW regularly shares announcements of funding, new infrastructure, and new government policy, anticipating positive change for riders in NSW.  Unfortunately announcing pop-up cycleways

Making Parramatta Park More Bike Friendly

New upgrades to Parramatta Park will see the majority of vehicles removed from within the Park’s core in order to provide more space for people to safely walk and cycle, and reduce conflict between different modes of transport. Proposed Upgrade The proposed upgrade, called the “People’s Loop” will remove cars from much of the existing

Joint Taskforce: Food Delivery Rider Safety

The report has been handed down on food delivery rider safety, but we could ride a fleet of cargo bikes through the gaps. Campaigning For A Better Environment For more than eighteen months Bicycle NSW has pushed for improvements to food delivery rider safety.  This is because these bike based workers ride in the locations

Mass Increase In Bike Riders During COVID-19

New data shows that bike riding across NSW thrived throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  Last year, during COVID-19 restrictions, when gyms closed and team sports stopped, many people (re)discovered bike riding. Riders of all kinds jumped on their bikes to explore their local area and also enjoy cycling tours across the state. City of Sydney  The

A Tale of Two Sydneys

On the same day the work of two Councils on safe cycling couldn’t have been more different. On Monday afternoon Bicycle NSW attended two very different meetings. North Sydney  At the first, residents and the Mayor of North Sydney Council spoke against plans for a cycleway ramp to enable more inclusive access for riders trying

Tamworth’s Growing Active Transport Network

Tamworth Regional Council is planning to double their active transport trips by 2031. About Tamworth  The number of daily vehicle trips within Tamworth is expected to rise by 70 per cent over the next decade, due to increasing population and tourism.  Current predictions are that over the next decade, the population will increase to 100,000

parkun Helping People Get Active

Here at Bicycle NSW, we love parkrun! This is because it has encouraged thousands of people worldwide to be more physically active. About parkrun   Invented in the UK back in 2004, parkrun is a free, weekly, community 5km walk/run. It’s all about encouraging people to get out and be active no matter if you

Right of Way At Crossings

We brought you news of Alex Greenwich MP’s efforts to have rule 74 changed to make roads safer for bike riders, and now we have the response. What is rule 74?  The NSW Road Rule 74 does not provide for bicycle path users crossing a road to have the “right of way” over traffic in

Goulburn Pop-Up Cycleway To Be Removed

Bicycle NSW was thrilled to see pop-up cycleways being built across NSW last year as a way to encourage more people to utilise bikes through the COVID-19 pandemic.  The regional city of Goulburn was even set to get their very own. Transport for NSW wanted to ensure that all across NSW, bike riders were benefitting