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First look at New Bike Laws legislation - NO RIDER ID

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Jackson Mar 15, 2016. 99 Replies

Here is the new draft legislation for the new "metre matters" passing laws. Notably, the instrument excludes Rider ID  ...for now.  pdf download attached…Continue

Tags: Duncan, RoadsMesserer, Legislation, BikeLaws, MetreMatters

BIKESydney on Ch9 TODAY show - "Us and Them" is over

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Feb 3, 2016. 11 Replies

Here's BIKESydney's interview on Channel 9's TODAY Show (Sun 31 Jan). (Sorry, it appears you have to…Continue

Tags: BIKESydney, TODAY, NMA, UsThem, Ch9

BIKESydney's 3CR Interview: Fines, ID, their genesis and Shifting the Conversation

Started Feb 2, 2016 0 Replies

Our chat on @3CR covers cycling laws, their regrettable genesis & the…Continue

Tags: Echo, Payingforit, ID, Fines, NSW

Big Idea: M5 East Green Link

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore Jan 29, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi all.We're hoping you'll consider making a very simple (just a few sentences) online submission to call for the…Continue

Tags: GreenLink, M5East, M5, M5EastLink

 

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Latest Activity

Scientia et Labore replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"That of course is done in Europe."
Jul 30
Dabba replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"Narrow the lanes! Shock, horror! The tin pushers might get as close as a metre from one another."
Jul 30
mikesbytes replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"Drove over this bridge this morning and had a good look at the roadway.  if they aren't willing to pay for a separate walking/cycling lane then an alternative option would be to narrow the lanes slightly as those lanes are a lot wider than…"
Jul 30
Bob Moore replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"Like the Tibby Cotter bridge it just keeps on giving:) its a pretty vital link so no surprise there is interest."
Jul 28
Peter Hoskins replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"My commute has never had so much attention"
Jul 27
Dabba replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"Future proofing! It is wide enough to become a traffic lane when needed to accommodate the bumper to bumper tin pushers."
Jul 27
Bill Parker replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"This is the new (completed this year) bit of path leading up to the Marsh St Bridge (North West, Wolli Ck side) that got me "so excited" , surely I thought they wouldn't be building a 3.6+m approach path without also widening the…"
Jul 27
Scientia et Labore replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"I still wonder if they *knew* loading gauge was an issue."
Jul 27
Scientia et Labore replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"Break step!! IDK what weight of road plant could be problematic."
Jul 27
Dabba replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"IIRC the bike lane on the Tuncurry-Forster bridge was a bolt on. From the pix it looks like it's only about 3m wide. Newcastle council has made road lanes narrower by a few hundred mm in places in order to fit in some bike lanes. A bit here, a…"
Jul 26
Peter Hoskins replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"I believe that the construction site will remain long term to support Southconnex work.  There may be an issue opening up a cycle path across a construction site entry - due diligence would likely say no."
Jul 26
Human909 replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"A 4.8m wide clip on bridge was at best a non engineer's fantasy.  At worse it was a deliberate poison pill to destroy any prospect of cycling infrastructure. If you were serious about 4.8m wide section it would almost certainly mean a…"
Jul 25
Human909 replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
""Why RMS didnt know this years ago is the question." Probably because talk of a bike path was PR lead and not engineer lead.  Typical government proposal.  Put together a full package for the public consultation…"
Jul 25
Bob Moore replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
" "...clip-on would be attached to off-ramps (which don't have enough pilons to support the additional structure..." The bridge approaches are ramps supported by earth fill by the look of it. Shouldnt be hard to run a bike ramp…"
Jul 25
Tony Arnold replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"Hi Bill, I believe that the clip-on idea for the North side of Giovanni Brunetti Bridge failed when it turned out that sections of the clip-on would be attached to off-ramps (which don't have enough pilons to support the additional…"
Jul 25
Human909 replied to BIKESydney's discussion Cycleway for Marsh St Bridge (Airport west)
"Engineering for crowds of people is more onerous than cars.  Like I said above crowds present heavier loads than cars."
Jul 25

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Track Cycling, Recreational, Touring, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
The City of Sydney Local Govt Area
Tell us about your bikes
We are related to all of them
About Me:
BIKESydney is an incorporated not-for-profit community organisation run by volunteers. We advocate on behalf of cyclists who live, work and play in the City of Sydney local government area. We are affiliated with Bicycle NSW.

We seek to develop a city...

* Where riding a bicycle is part of everyday life.
* That is vibrant, healthy, productive, creative and robust.
* That values community, mobility, health, wellbeing, social equity and sustainability.
*Where people of all ages can make easy choices to ride a bicycle, walk and take public transport.
Website:
http://www.bikesydney.org

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