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North sydney traffic management study - have your say

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bernard The 37th Earl of Selkirk Mar 18, 2014. 2 Replies

Tell us how we can improve pedestrian movements in North Sydney and you may win an iPad!…Continue

Police ambushes - early warning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martyn P Mar 19, 2014. 55 Replies

I have created a facebook group where we can warn each other about police operations targeting bike riders in Sydney.To join:Go to …Continue

Crown St improvements

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason B May 22, 2013. 10 Replies

City of Sydney is upgrading Crown St in Surry Hills between Cleveland & Devonshire.Changing from suicide lanes to mixed traffic, but maintaining 40km/h(!) speed limit and for some reason…Continue

Tags: bicycle, boulevard, traffic, mixed, lanes

Broadway Link Streetscape Upgrade - Submissions due 5 May

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duncan May 3, 2013. 12 Replies

Wilson St (Darlington) to Mary Ann St (Ultimo)Mostly mixed traffic, 40km/h speed limit, traffic calming.…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Chris replied to Neil Alexander's discussion College St Cycleway -- Block the bulldozers*
"I am overseas right now, but I wonder what would happen if someone were to paint some additional lines/markings on the path/road. No one would notice if they were wearing a hard hat and floro vest..."
Jul 5
Chris commented on Colin's group Helmetless riders
"http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/american-football/33167457 NFL safety boss says the league could ban helmets one day "
Jun 19
Chris replied to Bob Moore's discussion Latest developmemts in the group Pyrmont Bridge Road Working Group
"Night work on Pyrmont Bridge Road, Annandale andBridge Road, Glebe from Wednesday 8 AprilRoads and Maritime Services is carrying out maintenance work on PyrmontBridge Road and Bridge Road between Parramatta Road and Wattle Street, onbehalf of the…"
Apr 8
Chris joined Bob Moore's group
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Pyrmont Bridge Road Working Group

Group for improving Pyrmont Bridge Road for cyclists. This road links Inner West suburbs like Stanmore, Petersham and Leichhardt with Pyrmont and the City, and carries a steady stream of commuter cyclists but little in the way of cycling infrastructure.See More
Apr 8
Chris replied to Roisin Kelly's discussion Save the Castlereagh Street Cycleway
"That was the idea, and we got a glimpse of multimodal transport planning when Transport NSW released the city centre access strategy. But it appears Gladys and Transport NSW have now surrendered their planning powers to Duncan Gay and RMS, and we…"
Jan 11
Chris commented on Colin's group Helmetless riders
"I responded by asking them not to advocate for increases in fines for victimless cycling offences in nsw."
Dec 16, 2014
Chris replied to JimmyH's discussion Castlereagh St cycleway "peak-hour" only … !!!!!
"use the revenue to invest in/subsidise public/active transport, so that those who cannot afford the charge still have good access to jobs, services etc.."
Nov 19, 2014
Chris replied to JimmyH's discussion Castlereagh St cycleway "peak-hour" only … !!!!!
"Any transport expert will tell you: (in the absence of demand management measures, eg congestion charging) there will always be as much traffic on the road as we choose to make room for. Congestion is self-limiting. if some drivers switch to…"
Nov 19, 2014
Chris replied to JimmyH's discussion Castlereagh St cycleway "peak-hour" only … !!!!!
"I disagree. Improving the on-road environment will make things safer/more pleasant for us, the 1% who already cycle. But all the evidence from around the world indicates that it will not encourage new riders, the ~50% who would like to cycle but…"
Nov 14, 2014
Chris replied to Chris Moore's discussion Carrington Road cycleway problems - what to do?
"Non-compliant with the RMS NSW Bicycle Guidelines. http://www.jcu.edu.au/soc/bug/resources/Cycling%20specific%20resources/NSW%20Bicycle%20Guidelines%20ON-LINE%20v1-2.pdf The traffic engineer who designed this needs to go back to traffic engineering…"
Oct 31, 2014
Chris replied to Chris Moore's discussion Carrington Road cycleway problems - what to do?
"The road markings (dashed lines) indicate that: - traffic (including bikes) turning into the side street from the traffic lanes has to give way. - traffic (including bikes) turning from the side street intoCarrington has to give way to traffic…"
Oct 31, 2014
Chris replied to Chris Moore's discussion Carrington Road cycleway problems - what to do?
"This is awful. The convention in the road rules is that turning traffic always gives way to non-turning traffic (whether it's walking, riding or driving). Making an exception for specific intersections creates confusion. In this example, a car…"
Oct 31, 2014
Chris replied to Alan Warild's discussion Connected Cycleways a Must - help CoS help us
"My letter to the Premier, Transport Minister & Cars Minister: I am writing to express my personal and professional support for the NSW Government's Sydney City Centre Access Strategy. My family and I visit the Sydney CBD frequently for…"
Oct 29, 2014
Chris commented on Colin's group Helmetless riders
"Get/give early warning of police operations persecuting bicycle riders in Sydney: join the HelmetCops group on facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/helmetcops/."
Aug 21, 2014
Chris replied to kerry's discussion Accident
"Fair point. The rider made a mistake, for which he, his family and friends have paid a high price. In an ideal world drivers, especially of heavy vehicles, would slow down and check before turning across a busy path. I think this crash was avoidable."
May 4, 2014
Chris replied to kerry's discussion Accident
"This tragic incident highlights a grey area in the NSW road rules. There is a convention in the rules that a turning vehicle gives way to any vehicle or pedestrian going straight on. Specifically, when turning into or out from a side road, you…"
May 3, 2014

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Recreational, Touring

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