WA Government cashes in on bike tourism

By Julian Bajkowski The Western Australian capital of Perth has become the latest city to hitch a ride on growing trend of bicycle-based tourism, announcing that the ‘Tour de Perth’ will be pushed up to national completion level and become part of Cycling Australia’s Subaru National Road Series. According to WA Tourism Minister Kim Hames, […]

Cycling group gets pushy on spending

By Julian Bajkowski An Australia-wide survey of expenditure by local governments on cycling infrastructure has found that inner-city municipalities are ploughing serious funding into facilities like bike paths, but warned that many suburban councils in Sydney and Melbourne have “irresponsibly low” spending. According to an annual study of 100 councils by cycling advocacy group Bicycle […]

Sydney asserts bike paths reduce congestion

By Paul Hemsley Clearing motor vehicle congestion is the City of Sydney's economic development reason given to the NSW Government for building bicycle lanes throughout the central business district. A news story by The Daily Telegraph reported NSW Department of Transport director general, Les Wielinga said the City of Sydney will need to defer all […]


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