We all want to live in a city that has clean air and is friendly and easy to navigate. To achieve this, we need to manage rising traffic and pollution levels and give Sydneysiders more options for getting around.
Bike riding is a smart and sustainable transport option for short inner city trips. So it’s no wonder the number of bike riders in Sydney has increased dramatically – by 30 per cent in 2010, 20 per cent in 2009 and 10 per cent every year in the decade before that.
Providing a high-quality, convenient and safe bike network is vital to cater for the increasing number of bike riders and to ensure a safer transport network for all users.
The bike network will result in numerous quantifiable benefits for Sydney: