Awards News: Fiona Campbell & Cycling Luminaries Nominations Extended

People riding bicycles on city cycleway

Sydney, NSW Leading Sydney cycling advocate Fiona Campbell has received the Unsung Hero prize at last month’s Committee for Sydney annual awards. Fiona, the manager of cycling strategy at the City of Sydney council, has been central to a change in cycling culture in Sydney, which eight years ago was regarded as the nation’s worst…

Show of Strength to Protect Bike Lanes

Flinders Street Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria Melbourne cyclists and bike advocacy groups have come out in force to oppose what they saw as a major threat to the roll-out of separated cycleways in the city centre. A total of 1,145 submissions were received and a succession of around 40 cycling supporters spoke at a City of Melbourne meeting last…

Webinar Examines Skills Shortages to Deliver Cycleways

Cycling on city street

Sydney, NSW An Engineers Australia webinar on Tuesday 14 June will examine the skills shortages that need to be addressed to successfully roll out cycleways and other infrastructure for sustainable transport. The free Future of Active Transport in NSW webinar will consider whether there is enough people with the right skills to deliver the State…

Wellington Adopts NZ’s Largest Cycleway Network

The Bike Network Plan will leave around 20% of Wellington roads with separated bike lanes, linking the CBD with every major suburb.

Wellington, NZ A 166km cycleway network has been approved for NZ city Wellington, to be established over the next 10 years. A Wellington City Council meeting last month voted to approve the $334 million project, after adding 37km to the 129km proposal put out for community consultation late last year. The council received 1,140 submissions…

New Sydney Cycleways Amid Rider Boom

City of Sydney, Saunders and Miller St Cycleway

Three new cycleway links are being opened in central Sydney, coinciding with the release of a City of Sydney study that shows a considerable increase in the number of residents who cycle regularly.