Improved cycleways on the cards for Sydney

City of Sydney have made a nod to more well-connected cycleways in a recent newsletter.

The council will be moving forward with safer separated cycleways on King and Oxford Streets, and have asked the State Government to support new cycleway projects in adjacent local government areas.

The plan: a well-connected bike network across multiple local government areas that will offer easy commuting for riders of all experiences.

City of Sydney have flagged that the Federal Government is planning to fund a separated bike network on east Oxford Street, which would connect Taylor Square (Darlinghurst) with Paddington Gates (Woollahra), opening up the eastern suburbs for bike riding.

Pop-up cycleways in Sydney appear to have been a hit with local bike riders. As at mid-2021, the Pitt Street pop-up cycleway, for example, had accommodated an average 4430 weekly trips since its installation, occasionally overtaking Sydney’s busiest bike paths.

You can keep up to date with news on City of Sydney’s cycleways here.

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