Author Archives: Annie Villesèche

Register for 2016 Super Tuesday bike count

Super Tuesday bike count is on 6 September 2016 from 6-30 to 8-30. Counters are needed in Alice, Katherine, Palmerston and Darwin. $50 going to your favourite charity or your membership to the Bicycle Network… Click here to register.  

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NT Super Tuesday bike count results

Results of the NT wide bike count that took place in September are showing an increase in  riding in Palmerston, Alice and Katherine but a decrease in Darwin. In comparison to the other regional cities counted this year (riders per hour/10,000 residents) Alice, Palmerston, Katherine and Darwin are again the highest of the 14 locations counted!

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Have your say on Daly/Smith St (Darwin)

Consultation: City of Darwin wants to know what sort of road treatment cyclists want when the roundabout at Daly/Smith St intersection is replaced with traffic lights. Whatever is decided there will be replicated in other intersections and the Dept of Transport may also use it on their roads, elsewhere in the NT. So please have […]

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Safety of child passengers on bikes

The Centre for Automotive Safety Research at The University of Adelaide are seeking participants for a study investigating the safety of child passengers on bicycles. We would like cyclists who are parents of children under 5 who either carry their child as passengers on a bike, or do not carry their child as passengers on […]

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Notice of AGM 1 Nov 2015

Bicycle NT  will hold its AGM on Sunday 1 November at 12 pm at the Nightcliff Electorate room, Pavonia Place (where the markets are held), in Nightcliff All positions will be declared vacant and we encourage you to come along and support the NT cycling association that works towards a cycle-friendly Territory! If you are not a current member, […]

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Road network updates – Darwin only

Stuart Highway path between Bagot Road and Parap Water Tank – temporary detours in placeJune 2015  Power and Water is replacing the existing water main in the road reserve adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Bagot Road and the Parap water tank. The works will involve some temporary disruption and relocation of the Stuart Highway off […]

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Detour in Palmerston

STUART HIGHWAY/TEMPLE TERRACE CYCLE PATH DETOUR IN PLACE To allow for works to continue on the Stuart Highway/Temple Terrace intersection upgrade and maintain a safe access route for cyclists, a detour has been put in place as of 14 April 2015. The cycle path detour is fully sealed and located approximately 50m further back from […]

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Short trips are bikeable

Today we launched our new television ad called ‘short trips are bikeable‘. The ad was developed thanks to an environmental grant from City of Darwin and it was launched by Darwin Lord Mayor Katrina Fong Lim at the Nightcliff swimming pool, on World Neighbour day. Short trips are bikeable’ highlights the benefits of cycling short […]

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Temporary bridge closure at CDU

One of the small timber bridges connecting from the Casuarina Foreshore path to CDU has become hazardous . The Department of Infrastructure has temporarily closed the bridge (alternative access is via the other bridge to the north). The bridge will be repaired as soon as possible and the broader path upgrade works will commence in […]

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Bicycle NT joins the Pedal Alliance

NT cycling organisations have formed a new alliance to promote greater collaboration within the cycling community. The Alliance is between sporting bodies NT BMXA, Cycling NT and Darwin Off Road Cyclists, and  Bicycle NT. The Alliance is based around models currently being used in the WA and ACT cycling communities.

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