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Tassie Bike News Bites

In this edition's Bike News Bites our Ride2School program join the University of Tasmania on a climate change research project, Burnie road closure, funding agreed for Intercity Cycleway-Macquarie Point link and new RACT expert panel for Launceston transport vision.

Riding to school – give it a go!

Have you or your children ever thought about riding a bike to school? Now is the perfect time to give it a go as we come out of coronavirus restrictions.

Your guide to getting back on the bike

The Christmas break can be the perfect time to jump back on the bike and carry healthy habits into the new year. Check out our guide to getting started!
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Swap screen time for cycling time this summer

Bicycle Network is asking Aussie parents and children to take on the ‘summer screen time cycling challenge’ these school holidays to help get their daily dose of exercise.

Ride2School to keep on rolling

Bicycle Network's Ride2School program will keep rolling for at least two more years in Victoria with the Andrews Labor Government committing $1.4 million.

Ride2School Day stats roll in

The stats from National Ride2School Day are in and it was our biggest one yet! See how many schools and students around the country got involved in 2019.
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Ride2School: more than just a day

On the eve of National Ride2School Day, we encourage everyone to get involved in one of Australia's biggest celebrations of active transport, not just the kids.

Timely re-think on school boundaries

A review of how school zone boundaries are set is underway, and Bicycle Network would like to see the opportunity for active travel to school taken in to consideration.
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Warming up for Active April

The Premier's Active April encourages Victorians to 30 mins of exercise per day during April, and National Ride2School Day on March 22 is the perfect warm up!
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Hope for primary school congestion crisis

A recent article highlighted a congestion issue at a Melbourne primary school that has reached crisis level. The Ride2School team believe they may be able to help.

Ride2School Golden Wheel goes west

Warrnambool West Primary School has received Bicycle Network's Ride2School Golden Wheel for having the best active travel rate in Victoria.
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Parents stifling active children

Kids are being driven to school instead of riding a bike because parents would rather combine the school drop off in a car with the commute or other trips.

Christmas comes early for young riders

This week some lucky students received an early Christmas present as part of Bicycle Networks 'ugly Christmas jersey' campaign - a brand new Reid bike!
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Childhood inactivity at crisis level

A global analysis of childhood physical activity paints a grim picture of Australia — our children are not moving enough and we’re falling behind the rest of the world.
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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!
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Car-free school streets

Vienna is joining cities around the world that are moving to rid school precincts of the scourge of school drops-offs.

Footpath riding pressure mounts

Pressure to increase the age of footpath riding continues in NSW thanks to help from Independent Member for Sydney Alex Greenwich.
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Parents urged to ditch the car

Australian parents are being called on to leave the car at home and give bikes a go on National Ride2School Day on Friday 23 March.
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Ride2School promise boon for health, safety

The Liberal Party’s commitment today to fund three years of the Bicycle Network Ride2School program in conjunction with the RACT’s road awareness program will give young Tasmanians the skills they need to stay safer while riding.
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Don’t let Sammy go it alone

Six-year-old Sam Allen has been getting ready for his first day of school since Christmas – but it’s got nothing to do with books, bags or uniforms.
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Tassie Ride2School bonanza

Bicycle Network launched its latest Ride2School Active Path in Tasmania at Clarendon Vale Primary School last week.