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Friendly streets spread benefits

Further evidence to support the notion that taking away space and slowing speed for cars to prioritise places for pedestrians and bicycles improves our streets.
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Time for debate on car parking

Major cities around the world are realising the benefits of reclaiming the kerb space dedicated to car parking to inject life back into the streets. Join the discussion.

Bikes bring better housing

A new study from London shows that building good bike facilities can have a positive impact on housing development and influence where people desire to live.
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Bike riders spend more in local shops

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.

RACT looking for congestion busters

The RACT is calling for ideas to improve Hobart’s traffic congestion now and into the future to help it put together a mobility vision for the capital city
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PARKing Day reuses car parking space

PARKing day is a global event designed to help people re-imagine roadways to replace on-street car parking with other activities. Bicycle Network is joining forces with the Planning Insitute of Tasmania and the University of Tasmania this Friday 21 September to take two car parking bays in Collins Street for the day. Bicycle Network will [...]
30km/h speed zone in Yarra

No rockets in this pocket

Melbourne has joined other advanced global cities with a move towards lower, 30km/h urban speed limits from September this year.
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Minimising the impact of construction

Bicycle Network brought together bike advocates and stakeholders from across Sydney to discuss issues and concerns arising from major construction works.

What does it take to switch transport choices?

Tasmanians will be the guinea pigs inr understanding what it takes to get people out of cars and into active transport and public transport, in the new Health by Stealth research project.

Get the e-bike lowdown

Bicycle Networks new e-bike flyer tells you everything you need to know about how an electric bicycle operates.
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Mixing bikes and trains

Bicycle Network is reminding everyone to avoid the front carriage when taking their bikes on the train.