October 2018

world teachers day

Here’s to teachers!

Happy World Teachers' Day – an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the valuable work and achievements of our teachers. The Ride2School team says thank you!
barwon heads road

Barwon Heads Road bike upgrade

Barwon Heads Road will get a section of new shared path behind a safety barrier as part of a major upgrade to the road and railway overpass at Marshall.

Rolling with Cecil Noir

The City of Port Phillip is wrapping up it's month-long celebration of the new Cecil Street bike lanes with a special pedal-powered cinema event this Saturday.
volkswagen headlights

New light shines on bikes

Volkswagen will soon release new headlight that will do away with high-beam settings, and can highlight a bike ahead on a dark road by shining extra light on it.
sweden petrol pump labels

Browsing labels at the bowser

Sweden to implement law that will see petrol pumps labelled with climate impact information, showing the climate impact of the fuel you are filling up on.
Commuter bike riders

Craig’s 10 day commuter count

Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards has been noting the good and bad things that have happened while riding to work. Here's what he has seen recently.

Coalition promises Life. Be in it 2.0

The Victorian Coalition have promised to reboot 'Life. Be in it' Norm if they win the November state election as a way to promote active lifestyles for families.

Just imagine a city of separate cycleways

This article first appeared in The Mercury on Tuesday 16 October 2018.   Ride2Work Day is held in October every year to celebrate and encourage people to ride bicycles to work. However, if we are serious about getting more people riding to work it needs co-operation in government, business and the community. Why do we [...]