This week is NAIDOC Week, when everyone is invited to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  This year’s theme is “Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s Work Together”. Bicycle NSW has its offices on Dharug Lands but the state of NSW has 9 regions and a network of 120 Land

A welcome focus on active transport

NSW Labor has appointed Ms Jodi McKay MP as its new leader she has announced her cabinet.  Bicycle NSW was pleased to meet with the new Shadow Active Transport Minister, Ms Jo Haylen MP, on her first Friday in the job. It was clear to us that Jo has a strong grasp on the opportunities

Have Your Say for Safer Temporary Traffic Management

We want you to get home safely so Bicycle NSW has been contributing to the development of the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management to help make the roads safer for people riding bikes and walking. Temporary traffic management is most often used as part of construction projects where roads, footpaths and cycleways are

What has Bicycle NSW done for you?

In the daily grind, we often miss the opportunity to inform you about how we’re making things better for bike riding. Last year we developed a policy platform focused around the three key areas that would make it better for bike riding in NSW. We want to make it easier for you to see what

Moderate or Litigate

We may see the end of ‘trolling’ comments on social media feeds of mainstream media companies after the Supreme Court of NSW recently held they could be liable for the defamatory comments made on their Facebook pages.   Bicycle NSW has a set of behavior standards for each of its social media platforms. These are designed

Lagging Behind the Pack

NSW has gained a couple of places in the pack, but we are lagging on investment in infrastructure for safe bike riding. Comparing state government budgets for cycling provision is a challenge because many states, like NSW, combine the budgets for walking and cycling into ‘active transport’. Where we could find budget figures for each

Media Release: Fatal hit and run near Mullumbimby

Police are calling for anyone with information to come forward after a man was killed in a hit-and-run near Mullumbimby today.  Bicycle NSW wishes to express its condolences to the family and friends of the rider. The body of the man was discovered by a passing motorist who called emergency services after 1am on Sunday

Sydney Gateway planners went ‘back to the drawing board’ for you

The NSW Government listened to you and changed their plans.  Bicycle NSW is encouraging everyone to have their say on the revised Sydney Gateway plans. Your efforts stopped the active transport sabotage. The previous NSW State Government Sydney Gateway Project involved cutting access to the Alexandra Canal shared path.  As a result of thousands of