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Midpul Bridge Closed 6 Feb – 20 Mar 2017

The Midpul Bridge will be closed for 6 weeks as works are undertaken to realign and extend the bridge. During the six week period, all cyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to utilise the newly constructed Temple Terrace intersection. See attached Midpul Bridge TEMPORARY CYCLEWAY DIVERSION FLYER Feb 2016

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Esplanade Bike Lane Scrapped

After months of back and forth, a decision to remove the controversial bike lane on Darwin’s Esplanade was unanimously supported at a Darwin Council meeting last night. As it stands the bike lane sits between the curb and parked cars, leaving bike riders with no other option than to dodge opening passenger doors. Back in […]

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Position of Development Manager NT – Bicycle Network

Interested in a great job that will help the Territory become more cycle friendly? Bicycle Network is advertising the position of Development Manager for Bicycle Network NT. Check out the link below https://bicyclenetwork.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=1

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Urgent Closure of Midpul Bridge

URGENT NOTICE Due to the discovery of power and water’s sewer lines running directly under a major pylon footing of the Midpul Bridge (cycle and pedestrian bridge over the Stuart Highway), the closure of the bridge and consequent rediversion of the existing cycleway has been postponed until further notice. Engineers are currently working on the […]

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Ride to Work Day – Darwin

Hi All Ride to Work Day is Wednesday 12 October.  Time to celebrate and encourage others to  ride for the first time. In Darwin, check out the map or the travelling routes and meeting points for the Ride2Work Group Ride. See 2016-ride2work-day-Darwin-poster   In Alice, join the Council breakfast on the Civic Centre Lawns between 6:30 and […]

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Bicycle NT and Bicycle Network join forces

Bicycle NT is joining forces with Australia’s biggest bike riding organisation, Bicycle Network, in a move to further strengthen bike advocacy in the territory and advance bike riding nationally. With Bicycle Network boasting more than 52,000 members, the merger between the two organisations will see Bicycle NT transform into Bicycle Network NT, strengthening its position […]

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Ride to Work Day – Alice Springs

Ride to Work Day is on 12 October this year. Alice Springs Town Council is hosting Ride2Work Day event on the Civic Centre Lawns between 6:30 and 8:30.  Free bicycle-powered smoothies are available. See 2016-ride2work-day-alice-poster By riding to work on October 12th, you’re showing your support for cycling in Alice Springs and joining over 40,000 cycling […]

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Darwin Lord Mayor’s Summit and Survey

For Darwinians: Lord Mayor Katrina Fong Lim is holding a CBD Summit on 6 October with key stakeholders to identify positive actions to improve the vitality of the Darwin CBD. People are invited to contribute via a survey, which does not mention walkability or bikability. Tell the Council that walking and cycling make a city […]

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New bike path for Alice Springs

A new 5 kilometre path from Blain St to the Alice Springs Desert Park and then on to Flynn’s Grave is going to be built as part of the Alice Springs Paths Connectivity Project. The 2.4 metres wide concrete pathway will take visitors “cross country” on parts of the greater area of the Alice Springs […]

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Road network upgrades Palmerston only

See info regarding road networks upgrade in Palmerston that will affect cyclists for the next 6 to 24 months. Palmerston Roads_Aug 2015  

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