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Cyclists need more bike lanes to ride

BY JESSICA DE VERA One in five cyclists have abandoned battling other motorists in Sydney because of the safety risks associated with riding, according to the Austroads’ Australian Cycling Participation Survey 2017. But the upcoming Sydney Rides Festival, a month-long event by the City of Sydney Council, is hoping to change that statistic and promote […]

New bike lane to complete link

EXCLUSIVE A direct cycle route between the harbour and Botany Bay will finally be realised following the construction of a missing link along Bourke Street, the City of Sydney has announced. The council has confirmed the cycleway will be a shared path adorning both sides of Bourke Street between Phillip and Wyndham streets in Waterloo, […]

T2 building: dykes or bikes?

Four years after purchasing the site, the City of Sydney has endorsed a plan to turn the old T2 building at Taylor Square into a bike hub. The building at 1-5 Flinders Street formerly housed a 24-hour nightclub, which was shut down by council in 2008. Since then, the building has seen some temporary use […]

Wheels up on local bike plan

Waverley Council will implement a Bike Plan to encourage locals to use bikes as their primary mode of transport. Council hopes the five-year framework will further the growing popularity of cycling in the Waverley area. Research conducted by council found there were fewer female cyclists on the roads, and that inexperienced cyclists were put off […]