Councils working to remove barriers on paths, build new paths and ask your opinion on widening existing paths are all in this edition of Bike News Bites, along with our latest Back on your Bike sessions in Devonport.
While many bike manufacturers head to Asia for cost efficiencies, founder and managing director of Vivente Bikes, Noel McFarlane, has decided it makes more economic sense for him to move operations to his north-west Tasmanian farm.
Every year during National Volunteer Week, Bicycle Network inducts some amazing volunteers to our honour board and awards new life memberships at our annual volunteer celebration. Here are 2022's recipients.
A forum this week in Hobart has heard how COVID-19 restrictions helped the cities of Melbourne and Sydney roll out new separated cycleways a lot quicker than planned and forged important new relationships with the state governments.
The removal of the level crossing at Dublin Road on the Lilydale line in Ringwood East has opened up the next opportunity to start the build-out of the planned bike trail network connecting Melbourne’s suburbs.
This Tassie Bike News Bites looks at Intercity Cycleway work closures, federal election promises, new Back on your Bike sessions in Hobart and Devonport, and Devonport Council's new bike tool on video.
An organised mass participation ride like Around the Bay can act as a powerful motivator at any point of a health journey, but at one cardiac health clinic in Melbourne's it is serving as a vital pathway on the road to recovery.
Improving conditions for bike riders and making it easier for everybody to choose sustainable modes of transport can mean great things for the environment, but at Bicycle Network we know there is always more that can be done.
The need to slow car traffic in built-up areas and create separation to protect vulnerable road users from vehicles were some of the strongest themes put to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into road safety last week.
When staff at Willoughby Public School went to the local council with concerns about car congestion and road safety, they expected to met with engineering solutions to improve the flow of vehicles and people.
Low-speed streets are instrumental in encouraging bike riding and other forms of active transport, and more of them could be on the way in New South Wales following landmark changes to the govermnent's speed zoning standards.
Hundreds of people on bikes, scooters, e-bikes, cargo bikes, recumbent bikes and other modes of low and people-powered transport are expected to join the next Critical Mass event in Melbourne on Friday 30 June.
The Shrine to Sea project, funded by the State Government with $13M in 2018 to provide a walking and biking boulevard between St Kilda Road and the beach at Beaconsfield Parade, no longer contains a walking and biking component.
When the 480 km Tasmanian Trail was first dreamed up back in the 1990s it was by horse riders looking for a multi-day challenge.
Fast-forward 26 years and it’s now bicycle riders looking for an adventure to test their gravel and touring bikes who are now the dominant trail user.