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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

Do You Believe In Magic?

Yesterday we wrote about the potential to reshape NSW with pop-up bike lanes, but the good news was limited to parts of central Sydney.  That was only the beginning. It’s time NSW, to get your maps out to help choose the next locations. Yes you’re awake, it’s reality – not magic. As part of the

Pedalling Forward

Making NSW better for bike riding might seem like an uphill slog, but together we have made good progress. This week two peak road user groups have shared their support for safe bike riding with Bicycle NSW.  The Heavy Vehicle industry in their Fully Loaded article and the NRMA on social media have shown their

Ride To Nowhere

When construction projects impact cycleway and road projects and traffic managers are responsible for ensuring people can cycle safely and complete their journeys.  Unfortunately the Westconnex project has been delivering a ride to nowhere at Rozelle.  This doesn’t meet the requirements of the guidelines, laws and regulations that govern the way projects should be run.

Safe Home For Everyone

With the cancellation of Road Safety Awareness Week by Transport for NSW due to COVID-19, Bicycle NSW is taking the opportunity to share key messages that help us get home safely. A key policy pillar that shapes Bicycle NSW advocacy is ‘Safe Home’- the need we all have to arrive home safely. We work in

Takeaway Food Delivery – Dinner on Demand

Can your takeaway food deivery change how cities are shaped? Some people might remember when ‘takeaway food delivery’ meant tepid pizza brought to your home by a teenager trying to earn extra income, often using the family car.  Since then the food delivery menu has expanded, and so has dinner on demand. Dinners on Demand

Holding Out For a Hero as ACT Police Enforce MPD

ACT Police will be enforcing minimum passing with undercover police riding bicycles. For the first time in Australia, ACT Police will enforce safe passing of people riding bikes by motor vehicles using under-cover police riding bikes. Like  NSW, ACT drivers must leave at least 1m when passing a bike rider on a road, where the

Politically engaging bike riding

Bicycle NSW members can be proud that last Friday in Budget Estimates Labor, Green and Liberal politicians all discussed safety issues for bike riders in the NSW Parliament. Politically engaging issues raised The Hon. Cate Faehrmann MLC (p. 21-23) began asking the Minister for Transport the Hon. Andrew Constance about the 38% increase in rider