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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]