New path for Picnic Point

A new concrete path for pedestrians and cyclists is being built along Lambeth St, Picnic Point. Work is expected to finish in July, weather permitting. The path will be installed between the two intersections of Lambeth St with Kelvin Pde. Partial road closures will be required at times and on-street parking will also be affected.

NSW Govt releases Cycling Safety Action Plan 2014-2016

The NSW Government has just released a three-year plan that includes actions to: Build on the new “It’s a Two Way Street” campaign developed with the Amy Gillett Foundation to improve interaction between all road users Develop a targeted cycling infrastructure safety improvements program Trial vehicle activated road signs in selected areas that tell drivers when …

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Comment on the Draft Australian Bike Parking Standard

The new draft Australian Standard on Bike Parking Draft AS 2890.3 Parking facilities – Part 3: Bicycle parking facilities is open for public comments until 26 June 2014. The Standard dictates how bicycle parking should be designed and planned in Australia. The draft is a substantial update on the current standard which is now showing its …

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New edition of Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides released

An updated version of Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides has just been released. This is an important resource as it details the recommended planning, design and traffic management of cycling facilities in Australia. The material is sourced from Austroads Guides, primarily the Guide to Road Design, the Guide to Traffic Management and the Guide to Road …

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Autumn newsletter & rides

Our Autumn newsletter is packed with rides and other cycling goodness. Get your copy hot off the press here. Our autumn (and some winter) rides are also now online. Check out upcoming rides for our rides up to the end of June.

First Cyclists Party registered in NSW

The first Cyclists Party in Australia – and indeed the World – is now officially recognised in NSW. More than 3 million people regularly cycle in Australia and the party plans to advocate for those who bicycle and promote cycling in all of its forms. Read more about the party on their website australian-cyclists-party.org

Buddy up for confidence and fun

The new Bike Buddies website matches new riders with experienced riders. Volunteer Angel Buddies show new riders the best routes, offer advice for riding in traffic and go on practice rides together. Interested in volunteering or want to team up with an angel? Check out www.bikebuddies.net.au

Liverpool BUG Meeting – date change

The next LiveBUG meeting is 6:00 pm Tues 25 February at Liverpool Hospital. We’ll be discussing our autumn and winter rides and our project to review the Liverpool Bike Plan. All welcome. Please contact Maree for more details.