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The Cyclesafe Network was launched on September 1 at Throsby Creek near Source Cafe. Speakers included Sonia Hornery MP for Wallsend, professor Tim Roberts from the Tom Farrell institute, Deb Moore from the Heart Foundation, Karen Howard then chair of Hunter Medicare Local, Kyle Loades from the NRMA,  councillor Nuatali Nelmes, as well as Peter Lee and Ben Ewald from NCM.

We now want to build as much community support as possible before the March election, so if your community group would like to hear about the CycleSafe Network we would love to come and talk to your next meeting.

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Launch, 1st September 2014

Launch, 1st September 2014

 

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  2 Responses to “Launch of cyclesafe network”

  1. I would love to support this. Is there any guarantee that the CycleSafe Network will have any bike pictures on roads in the wrong place, causing confusion? Will there be any bike pictures on roads like the dangerous, unethical, confusing ones alomg R6 to Uni?
    Many Uni students and staff would like to support the CycleSafe Network if they have the knowledge that there will be an end to the bike pictures on roads like the dangerous, unethical, confusing ones alomg R6 to Uni
    Thanks,
    Dan
    http://bikelovecorral.blogspot.com.au/

    • The CycleSafe network proposal specifies a level of safety “that is safe enough for primary school aged children to ride on unaccompanied” so it will not be using bike symbols in shoulder lanes at all. Where the network does not have separated space it will be on such low volume low speed streets that bikes and cars can be mixed in the same space. We figure that its only by pushing safety up to new levels that new users will be enticed to ride.
      Ben