Ride to Work breakfast in Katherine

Katherine Ride and Walk to work day – Wednesday 15th October

Free breakfast from 7am until 8:30am at Ryan Park

Spot prizes will be available

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National Ride to Work Day – Wednesday 15th October 2014

Ride to Work day is an annual Australia wide event which aims to promote active, sustainable transport and encourage new riders to take the challenge.  It’s a great way to have a go at riding to work or to celebrate your regular commute.

In Darwin, a FREE community breakfast is being hosted in Raintree Park by the City of Darwin from 6.30 – 9.00 am and in Palmerston, the City of Palmerston is hosting a breakfast in Goyder Square from 6.30 – 9.00 am.  For further information and to register as a participant visit: https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/rtw/

As notice of other breakfasts in the NT become available we will let you know.

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Notice of AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Bicycle NT  AGM will hold its AGM on Sunday 19 October at 1 pm at the Nightcliff Electorate room, Pavonia Place (where the markets are held), in Nightcliff.

All members are welcomed and encouraged to attend. If you are not a current member but would like to join, please go to  http://www.bicyclent.org.au/join-bicycle-nt/

An activity and financial report will be presented at the meeting. All positions will be declared vacant.  For information on nominating for a position on the Committee   please email info@bicyclent.org.au

Following the election of the new committee, the meeting will be open for discussion on issues and key priorities for next year.

We look forward to seeing you at the AGM.

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Register for Super Tuesday 2 Sept

Registrations now open

This year’s Super Tuesday Bike Count will take place on Tuesday 2 September from 7am-9amSuper Tuesday is Australia’s largest visual bike count. The count provides participating councils with reliable figures of bicycle commuters and their movements to improve bicycle facilities in their area. Your involvement is crucial, so register now to secure your spot:

As in previous years, each person who successfully completes the count can nominate their local Bicycle User Group (BUG), school, organisation or club to receive a $50 donation as appreciation for their time. So think of nominating Bicycle NT !

It’s  easy to  register !

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McMillans Road Cyclepath Upgrade

Upgrades to the McMillans Road cycle path, between Rothdale and Matthews Roads, will commence on Monday, 28 April 2014.
To minimise public impact, works will be undertaken in sections during the hours of 7am and 5pm, as per below: Read More »

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Updated Road Users Handbook

The updated NT Road Users Handbook  is now available online  http://www.transport.nt.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/38108/handbook.pdf

It  includes an expanded section on sharing the road with cyclists (page 33),  with additional road rules for cyclists. Bicycle NT is very proud to have pushed for this inclusion and contributed to it. We have also provided cycling related question for the theory test.

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E-petition to retain Howards Springs Pine Forest

The NT Planning Commission intends to rezone the Howard Springs Pine Forest as a residential area. The Pine Forest is a popular well utilised off road cycling area. An e-petition opened last Friday to oppose this initiative  and preserve this area for recreational use. Read More »

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Darwin Bike Plan on-line survey now live

The on-line survey is now live – use the link to go to the City of Darwin web-page,  from which you can click through to the survey.
http://www.darwin.nt.gov.au/darwinbikeplan

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Darwin Bike Plan 2014 – Have your say!

City of Darwin is developing a Darwin Bike Plan to be an integral part of Council’s strategy for catering for cyclists now and into the future.

The objective of the plan is to establish a comprehensive approach to the development of a quality route network, supported by a range of initiatives and prioritised works which match City of Darwin’s ambitions Read More »

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Notice of AGM

Bicycle NT AGM will be held on Monday November 25th,

at Nightcliff Electorate Room, Natasha Fyles office, Pavonia Place, Nightcliff , at 8 pm.

All positions will be declared vacant.

Come along to hear what we have been doing, think of nominating to be on the committee, and help shape future direction.

Any questions, email info@bicyclent.org.au

 

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