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Students “road-test” new bicycle connection

Students from Alexandria Park Community School have volunteered to be test pilots for the latest connection in Sydney’s growing bicycle network. The mini cycling experts have signed on to join Lord Mayor Clover Moore in debuting the new George Street cycleway as part of the…

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Try2Wheels winners pedal away on prize bikes

A brand new bike, helmet, bell and bike lights are just some of the prizes you could be pedalling home with this year, simply by coming along to one of our Try2Wheels events. Try2Wheels, a free bike riding program offered by the City of Sydney,…

Bike maintenance workshops at the festival village

Enjoy an afternoon lesson in bike maintenance at the City of Sydney Lawn Library, part of the Sydney Festival village in Hyde Park. From repairing a puncture to cleaning your chain, these short, 45 minute workshops provide handy tips and tricks to keep your bike…

Matching grants set bike wheels into motion

The wheels of three innovative cycling projects are well in motion, thanks to the City of Sydney’s ongoing matching grants program. The matching grants program supports creative ideas with up to $10,000 to ‘match’ in-kind volunteer contribution or tools and equipment required for the project.…

NSW cycling strategy will complete missing links

The City of Sydney welcomed the release of the NSW Government’s cycling strategy, Sydney’s Cycling Future, which prioritises the building of better-connected cycling infrastructure. The priority projects will connect networks within five kilometres of major centres and public transport interchanges while complementing the City of…

Sydney’s bike boom rolls on

The boom in the number of Sydneysiders riding has continues, with the latest independent count showing there’s been a 13 per cent increase in the number of bike trips in the past 12 months.  The counts, conducted twice a year at 100 intersections across central…

Queensland Inquiry into Cycling Issues

A new report from QLD has made a host of innovative recommendations to improve bike rider safety. The 68 recommendations include a mandatory 1 metre gap when overtaking, better education for all road users, riders being allowed to turn left on red, a 24 month trial…

New link for growing bike network

Construction has begun to extend one of the City of Sydney’s busiest cycleways connecting the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Chinatown. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the last sections of the Kent Street cycleway, extending the existing link from Druitt Street to Liverpool Street, was another…

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