24-year-old Emma Kent will spend nine months in jail and serve a community corrections order for killing bike rider Gareth Davies on Black Forest Drive.
Bicycle Network would like to congratulate Daniel Andrews and the Labor party on their landslide victory yesterday’s Victorian State election.
The multi billion dollar Footscray Road shared trail project has been left twiddling its thumbs as we wait for CitiPower to make the long overdue connection.
Election promises that vow to replace intersections with overpass/underpass structures will not be a win for bike riders, or anyone else for that matter.
Community members are invited to contribute their ideas toward a Bundaberg to Gin Gin Rail Trail proposal at Open House meetings happening next week.
Share transportation company Lime distributed over 800 electric bikes around Sydney this week, challenging the troubled relationship with share bike systems
Active living was the focus of a free forum in Hobart this month, featuring world-renowned expert Professor James (Jim) Sallis.
The State Government has committed to the removal of another 25 level crossings, raising hopes that some bike trails will be upgraded as part of the project.
Two Melbourne professional firms have joined forces to generate a proposal for a radical makeover of Sydney Road, addressing traffic and environment issues.
The Bicycle Network E-bike Expo on Sunday 18 November was a success, with about 1000 people visiting the site to try out an e-bike over 4.5 hours.
With warmer weather on the way and more bikes interacting with cars on our roads, VicRoads is rolling out a campaign to raise awareness around dooring.
There will be substantial disruption of the St Georges Road and Merri Creek routes from next week due to tram track works, including bike path detours.
After Tuesday's tragic death in Melbourne, Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards has written about the changes needed to reduce risks in crashes with trucks.
The RACT has released five scenarios for Hobart’s transport future and is asking people to comment on each of them.
The Town of Cottesloe seek to gain insights into community expectations of where new bike routes should be within Cottesloe. The survey period closes Dec. 5
Ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft have resulted in a massive increase in road congestion, according to a new study underway in San Francisco.
Powerful evidence has emerged showing that increasing vigorous exercise can decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in childhood.
Specialized have recalled a range of mountain bikes and suspension forks by Öhlins because the air spring can fire itself out of the top of the fork cap.
The Kobie brand 16g CO2 cartridges have been recalled due to a risk of explosion when exposed to extreme heat. Refunds are available online at Pushys.com.au
Brisbane City Council has announced that it will fast-track the Indooroopilly bikeway with the first two stages to be built at once.
New research has found that people who ride bikes, walk or take public transport spend 40 per more each month in local shops than people who drive.
The City of Sydney’s new 12-year strategy to rapidly extend the city’s bike network was approved by Council following strong support.
Our social rides in the next few weeks are designed to help new e-bike riders navigate inner city Hobart and explore Hobart’s rail heritage. On Wednesday 5 December our e-bike coffee club is going to ride a 10km loop through the city up to North Hobart, Lenah Valley, West Hobart and back to Collins [...]
City of Melbourne has acted to improve the chaotic situation facing bike riders attempting to get around the roadworks outside Flinders Street Station.
This Sunday, on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Bicycle Network is calling for urgent action to protect people who ride bikes on our roads.
The mysterious and dangerous disappearance of the bike lane outside Flinders Street Station is unacceptable and must be fixed immediately.
Bicycle Network Tasmania is giving Hobartians the chance to discover more about electric bicycles at its E-bike Expo on Sunday 18 November at the Regatta Grounds.
The City of Melbourne next week starts work on a new bike lane configuration outside Flinders Street station for riders entering the city over Princes Bridge.
Well-informed public transport commentator Daniel Bowen's discusses Melbourne's station carpark problem, highlighting bike infrastructure as a real solution.
Electric scooters are expected to be whizzing around the streets this summer as part of a scooter share trial in Australia.
Two recent fatalities in Queensland and Western Australia have yet again highlighted the need for better on-road riding environments.
Bicycle Network is saddened by the sudden passing of cyclist and friend Jonathan Cantwell.
Central Australia made Lonely Planet's top 5 in their recent list of regions ready for the spotlight. Bicycle Network's event team couldn't agree more!
The Copenhagen Region is continuing to roll out its cycling superhighway infrastructure to encourage people to take longer commutes, and it's working!
Brisbane's Ann Street is now enforcing a permanent speed reduction from 60km/h to 40km/h between Creek Street and the Riverside Expressway, as of this week.
A study investigating claims that extreme exercise can be bad for the heart found the opposite to be true. Fitness levels directly reduced risk of death
A major investigation in Amsterdam has found that e-cargo bikes can viably reduce logistic squeeze by replacing 10-15% of delivery vehicle movements.
In a recent VCAT judgement, the opponents of Kingston City's plan to continue the popular rail trail south through Mentone to Mordialloc were sent packing.
The Victorian Greens have unfolded a $250M plan to boost bike riding, including developments in infrastructure, education, bike tourism and existing laws.
The Andrews government has pledged major expansion of the trail network in Melbourne’s north, including a commitment to complete the Plenty River Trail.
Preliminary planning has begun for the new Melbourne boulevard, Shrine to Sea, and bike rider input is being sought by Parks Victoria. Have your say!
News for bike riders from around Tasmania includes widening of the Channel Highway, bicycle valet parking at the one day cricket, community representatives for Glenorchy and Kingborough bicycle committees, and local councillors who support better bicycle infrastructure.
We are holding an E-bike Expo on Sunday 18 November at the Hobart Regatta Grounds, 10am-12pm, to give potential riders the chance to try and e-bike.
We’re celebrating the Open House Hobart weekend with a free social ride on Saturday 10 November that will take in some of the best sites, as well as parking poles at popular addresses.
The popular Clarendon Street bike route through East Melbourne from the MCG to Albert Street will be disrupted from the middle of next week.
Since we announced the outcome of our helmet policy review there has been some solid discussion, but there are some hurtful comments we have to call out.