The development of a bicycle friendly environment requires the provision of a well planned, integrated network of bicycle routes. The linking of bicycle lanes (on road) and paths (off road) with residential areas, shops, schools workplaces and recreational reserves will improve the usability of the bicycle network.
The following documents are intended to assist practitioners develop a practical, attractive and safe bicycle network
Rideable Sydney Visualisation Project
02nd Apr 2013
A fun experiment to visualise how Sydney cyclists ride to work on a particular morning. This is part of a larger project to provide interactive maps and data to help understand the decision processes of cyclists when it comes to route selection for commuting.
Some cyclists aim for hills, others avoid them. Some cyclists like the shortest distance and others prefer prettier, less busy back roads to cycle to work on. Each cyclist is different and each cyclist has his or her own preferences when it comes to route selection.
NSW Planning Guidelines for Walking and Cycling (Australia)
15th Sep 2010
These guidelines, published in 2004, aim to assist land–use planners and related professionals to improve consideration of walking and cycling in their work.