Cycling Advocacy

We Ride Australia has today opened the call for nominations for the 2018 Cycling Luminaries Awards, the fourteenth occasion the national Awards have been held.

Centennial Parklands has launched a campaign focusing on cycling safety, to remind users of the rules and regulations of the Park. there will be tune-ups, workshops and fun, family activities during the next four weeks.

Australian transport authorities from every state and territory will launch a national body to push for greater investment in cycling and walking.

Greater Bendigo has become the first community in Australia to become a Bicycle Friendly Community, accredited by CycleLifeHQ.

Greens call on Turnbull for national leadership after report shows cyclist deaths haven’t decreased in 20 years.

Pushys invites you to their Gala Night, this year bigger and better than ever, and raising money for The Humpty Dumpty Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Canberra.

Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo & Former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger reveal findings of new C40 research on the health benefits of climate and air pollution policies for cities and regions.

The UK Government has just published its first ever Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, which includes £1.2 billion (A$2.05 billion) in new investments.

Berlin is already a much more cycling friendly city than any Australian city. It has a cycling mode share of 13% (that is, the percentage of all trips that are done by bicycle) compared to the best Australian city, Darwin at 3% and Canberra at 2.8%.

Each year the Cycling Promotion Fund (CPF) runs an annual awards program to recognise individuals and organisations who do great work which promotes cycling.

If a cyclist or a pedestrian is hit by a motor vehicle at 60kph the death rate is 90%. If they are hit at 30kph the death rate is 10%.

Also attending the Park and Ride launch in Canberra on 9th February was Nic Plunkett who is the Senior Policy Officer in the Department of Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate.

On Thursday 9th February government officials, politicians, cycling activists and members of the media met at an otherwise unremarkable car park about four kilometres west of the city centre of Canberra, ACT to launch an Australian first.

Retired racer Dave Wiens has been appointed Executive Director of the International Mountain Biking Association. IMBA is the peak global body for trail access and other mountain biking issues.

Bicycle Network, Australia’s largest bike riding advocacy group with 50,000 members has expanded to the Northern Territory, opening an office in Darwin during the first week of February.

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