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With Less Road Traffic, The Environment Thanks You

With a 55% drop in travel on Sydney’s road network during COVID-19 restrictions, the environment thanks you. Across NSW, road transport is responsible for 68.5 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Plus for every one litre of petrol used, 2.4 kilograms of carbon dioxide is released from the exhaust.   As COVID-19 restrictions are easing, the

Celebrating World Bicycle Day in Style

Today Bicycle NSW members have cause for celebration as Labor and the Greens work to make NSW better for all bicycle riders. Labor’s Announcement This morning the Labor party launched Shadow Active Transport Minister Jo Haylen MP’s report drawing together research carried out across NSW into active travel to school.  This research drew together research

Calls For Safer Roads Around Schools

Parents across NSW are calling for safer roads around schools to enable active transport. Almost three and a half thousand parents, carers, teachers and residents responded to the NSW School Safety Survey and expressed their concerns about the unsafe environment around schools. With 1.2 million students across NSW, this is a serious concern for their

A Message For Drivers

As a keen bike rider, Gina loves a ride with her group out to Palm Beach in Sydney’s North. Yet, as COVID-19 hit and restrictions were put in place, Gina, like many, had to stop her group riding and go solo. Social interaction is a big part of bike riding and opens doors to building communities

Join the Resistance For A Better Rozelle Interchange

We felt A New Hope when the Premier and Transport Minister supported what bike riders need to play their part in making our transport system COVID-Safe.  But for many riders safe bike infrastructure still feels like something in a galaxy far, far away… Bicycle NSW has fought hard to make the Westconnex Rozelle Interchange project

Until bikes fly

Your Safety Is No Joke – Parramatta Light Rail

Bicycle NSW takes your safety seriously, but for some our concerns appear to be a joke. We regularly share our submissions on state significant infrastructure, where we provide feedback and advice to Transport for NSW and its contractors to help improve the provision of safe infrastructure for bike riders.  This usually follows meetings and the

World Bicycle Day 2020

This World Bicycle Day let’s celebrate the simple joy of riding a bike.  On June 3, Bicycle NSW encourages everyone to go for a bike ride and feel the fresh air on their face, get your blood pumping and enjoy being outside.  COVID-19 has made the last few months challenging. However, we have loved seeing

10 Top Bike Rides In NSW

With COVID-19 restrictions set to ease next Monday (June 1), it’s a great time to explore what NSW has on offer for bike riding.  NSW borders are not closed however many other state borders are. If you are planning to travel please be sure to follow the current NSW Government advice and follow social distancing

Parramatta Park – The “People’s Loop”

Since May 18, Parramatta Park has created a section solely for pedestrians and bike riders.  Named “The People’s Loop”, it’s aimed at providing a space where COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions can be followed without also having to watch out for motor vehicles.  This project has been in discussion since 2015 as numbers within the park

Political Consensus Building For Bike Riding

Issues for bike riding impact everyone, and we’re heartened by the shared concern and engagement. Roy & HG call for ‘hands across the water’ to solve big issues in sport. It may be comedy, but they speak to a deep Australian need for politicians and leaders to work together on really important issues that affect