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Riding into a storm: Sydney cyclists face politics on two fronts

By JAZ SINGH-BRAR & CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Cycling groups have slammed the NSW Government’s idea of a licensing scheme for riders, saying there is no evidence of a need for identification. One group said the idea of a licensing scheme is the government’s mechanism to cause division in an otherwise unified interest group. Bob Moore of […]

Line crossed in police crackdown on jaywalking

A police blitz on jaywalkers and cyclists has begun in the CBD, despite ongoing concern about the lack of pedestrian-friendly design in the car-dominated inner city. The crackdown is part of Operation Pedro, launched by NSW Police at the end of last month. An Alternative Media Group employee, who wishes to remain anonymous, reported seeing […]