Findings from the New South Wales Legislative Council’s inquiry into the gig economy must be expedited to make a better workplace for food delivery riders.
Shared paths on the Tasman Bridge would be a game changer for Hobart, opening up the possibility of riding or walking to the city for thousands of eastern shore residents.
The federal budget was released on Tuesday night. There is some indirect money for bikes, but Australia still lags behind.
A new guide from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is a step in the right direction for making heavy vehicles less of a risk to bike riders and pedestrians.
Earlier this year Bicycle Network made a federal submission with a plan for bikes. It can now help us bounce back in a COVID-normal world.
The extension of the North East Recreation Trail is closer to fruition with the announcement of renewed Australian Government funding of $1.47 million.
Bike riders will be given precedence over barristers with digital alerts to be installed around the La Trobe Street bike lane in Melbourne's legal precinct.
In this latest edition of bike news bites: Molle Street crossing gets funding, St Helens link path gets underway, Maydena scores MTB champs and more.
The Australian Pop-up Bike Lane League has seen some more promises and even some action, with Sydney surging ahead.
Australia’s plan to reduce CO2 pollution from the our vehicle fleet has flopped, embarrassingly, with emissions basically steady when they should be declining.
The Republic of Ireland have committed a whopping €360 million annually (over AU$586 million) to cycling and walking schemes for the next five years.
A powerful new report urges the government to learn the lessons of COVID-19 and apply them to the development of the new National Road Safety Strategy.
The City of Cockburn’s cycling network could be getting a makeover after receiving a $1.07m stimulus grant from the federal government.
As our national and state governments are taking their first, fearful steps toward getting Australians back to workplaces, they seem to be forgetting about bikes.
Italians who buy a new bicycle can get up to 500 euros from government as part of a 55-billion-euro stimulus package for Italy's virus-stricken economy.
Australian e-bikes riders will have to cough up an estimated $2M a year extra due to a troublesome tariff on electric assisted bikes.
Bike routes could benefit from a Federal Government stimulus package on offer to councils for transport projects, if councils act quickly and decisively.
We thought we’d take the opportunity to reflect on a year of fighting for the rights of bike riders and campaigning for better bike riding conditions.
Bicycle Network has renewed calls for mandatory safety measures that protect vulnerable road users to be included as part of Australia’s Heavy Vehicle National Law.
2019 National Cycling Participation Survey is disappointing again. The results show more of the same problems that plague Australian bike riders.
Australia’s national infrastructure planners say we must overcome low rates of active transport to improve transport and sustainability across the nation.
The Legislative Council has delivered its final report into the North East Rail Trail giving the state government’s compromise solution the thumbs up but trail opponents have vowed to fight on.
A new Australian study challenges sport as a primary government strategy to increase youth physical activity levels, suggesting a greater focus on active living.
Australia is headed for three more years of a coalition government. What improvements for bike riding can we expect between now and 2022?
One of Bicycle Network's election campaign bikes has gone missing, with no information about where it might be.
The Australian Greens have pledged $1 billion in funding over four years to help make it easier and safer for more people to ride bikes across the country.
Federal Labor has undertaken to fund a new bike path from Greensborough to Montmorency if it forms government after this months election.
If elected, a Shorten Labor Government will invest $6.2 million in Parramatta to improve access and safety for people to ride and walk.
A Shorten Labor Government would invest $500,000 to connecting the dedicated bicycle lane on Cumberland Road in Pascoe Vale with the Upfield Bike Path.
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has revealed his bike-friendly side, providing $5 million for the safety upgrade of Melbourne's popular Kew Boulevard.
The Walmer Street Bridge over the Yarra, used by over 200 riders a day, has finally received cash from the Federal Government to widen and upgrade the deck.
The Australian Labor Party has said they will create a $260 million bike fund to build new cycleways if they win the federal election.
Contacting your local candidates this federal election will help strengthen the voice for people who ride bikes in Australia.
Liberal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has promised that a re-elected Coalition will invest millions on Melbourne’s Yarra Boulevard and Walmer Street bridge.
Australians should be paid $5 every time they ride a bike to work under a new scheme proposed by Australia’s biggest bike riding organisation, Bicycle Network.
The Morrison Government has promised to establish an Office of Road Safety if re-elected, a small but important step toward protecting the safety of all road users.
Move more, sit less and make sure you get enough sleep is the latest health message for Aussie children and young people.
News that another bike rider has been horrifically killed in a crash with a truck highlights the urgent need to address the risk that heavy vehicles pose on our roads.
The answer to traffic congestion in our capital cities isn’t in cutting back permanent migration, it’s in investing and creating space for active transport.
With e-scooter hire schemes launching in QLD, SA and NZ, the discussion around where these new transport modes fit into existing systems continues.
The Federal Government has announced $10M for construction of the 12 Apostles Trail, a project Bicycle Network has been pushing for 15 years.
In the recent announcement of federal funding for Hobart bicycle infrastructure was $100,000 for on-road bike parking stations.
Some of Australia’s fiercest advocates of road building and the car-based lifestyle are starting to have second thoughts: maybe more cars aren’t the answer?
The member for Clark, independent MP Andrew Wilkie, has secured $850,000 in federal government funding for bicycle infrastructure for Hobart.
The federal government has awarded more than $1 million in regional grant funding to the Wild Mersey and Blue Derby mountain bike tracks and the City of Hobart wants to know what you think of the kunanyi/Mt Wellington tracks.
After a long wait, Hobart's City Deal was finally signed by all levels of government last week but there was no new money for cycling or walking.
Recently the European Parliament dismissed a proposal to require riders of electric bikes to buy motor-vehicle-style third-party liability insurance.
The Italian city of Bari are paying residents per kilometre to ride bikes, in a bid to get people out of cars and rid the city of car traffic congestion.
Following another year where bike riding fatalities have remained stagnant, Bicycle Network is calling for urgent action to address risks for people who ride bikes.
The so-called e-bike involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian should have been labelled a motorbike, exposing a dangerous loop hole that needs tightening.
A review into Australia's road rules regarding distracted driving that may result in a blanket ban on device use is gathering support.
THE Hobart City Deal could play an important role in changing transport choices in Hobart. One of the goals of the deal is to invest in infrastructure to provide efficient transport that enhances accessibility and liveability. This seems to have been interpreted as public transport in the form of ferries, light rail and efficient buses. [...]
The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are reviewing the three highways bordering Hobart’s Queens Domain to come up with a plan to improve transport through the area, including cycling and walking.
Break O’Day Council has announced that World Trail will build two new mountain bike tracks at St Helens and Bay of Fires starting in early 2019, according to The Examiner newspaper. World Trail is known for its popular Derby tracks but has also built tracks at Atherton forest and Smithfield in Queensland, Falls Creek and [...]
There is need for a dramatic change in road safety management in Australia, according to a recently released inquiry into the national road safety strategy
The North-West Coastal Pathway is is set to be extended to from Sulphur Creek to Latrobe after the state government confirmed $4.8 million of funding.
Olivia is 8 years old and is scared that some of her friends who are about to turn 12 will soon be forced to ride their bikes on the road.
A report from the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) shows that bike rider fatalities increased by 80 per cent over the past 12 months.
The commonwealth government has released a new road safety action plan for the next two years, but we will have to wait to see how much action there is.
Riding two abreast has been a hot topic in the past week, but with united support from bike riders and authorities, the rule is here to stay.