Category Archives: Cycling News

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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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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No bikes, no moolah, say Feds

Bikes will have to be considered in all major infrastructure projects that are seeking Commonwealth funding, the Federal Government has proposed.

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Why do cyclists infringe at red lights?

An investigation of Australian cyclists’ reasons for red light infringement In response so another straw poll, encouraging the motorist v cyclist debate, a recent study was undertaken to actually understand why cyclists infringe at red lights. BicycleNT supports ALL road users obeying the rules, cyclists and motorists. Follow the link for the published results of […]

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Warruwi school wins award

The remote Warruwi School on Goulburn Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria has won a national award for its cycling program. Along with encouraging physical activity, the program has also contributed to an increase in enrolments and increase in attendance over the past five years.

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Friday 22 March is national ride2school day

An active school is a healthy school Friday 22 March 2013 marks the seventh National Ride2School Day, 140,000 Australian students are expected to ride, walk, scoot or skate to school, many for the first time. Ride2School Day is about making active travel a normal part of the school day.  There are many benefits to participating, […]

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