$40 mil­lion fund­ing in­jec­tion boosts cy­cle­way ac­cess

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - ADVERTISING FEATURE - Plan your cy­cling trip with the in­ter­ac­tive Cy­cle­way Fin­der, rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/ us­ing-roads/bi­cy­cles/ cy­cle­wayfinder/in­dex.html

EACH year, more peo­ple are choos­ing bike rid­ing as trans­port. The NSW Gov­ern­ment is sup­port­ing this growth through an in­jec­tion of $40 mil­lion to­wards new cy­cling in­fra­struc­ture in Syd­ney and re­gional NSW.

“More than 380 projects across the state will be de­liv­ered, com­plet­ing cru­cial miss­ing links on pop­u­lar walk­ing and cy­cling paths, build­ing new routes to con­nect grow­ing com­mu­ni­ties, link­ing peo­ple to public trans­port hubs and im­prov­ing ac­cess to re­gional cen­tres,” NSW Trans­port and In­fra­struc­ture Min­is­ter An­drew Con­stance said. North Shore: Com­ple­tion of the miss­ing link be­tween the Narem­burn cy­cle­way and the Syd­ney Har­bour Bridge. Western Syd­ney: A new cy­cle­way con­nect­ing the ex­ist­ing Sun­ny­holt Rd cy­cle­way to Black­town sta­tion and Rich­mond Rd, and con­tin­u­a­tion of the cy­cle­way along the Great Western High­way to con­nect to the Univer­sity of Western Syd­ney, Pen­rith. Eastern sub­urbs: Plan­ning and de­liv­ery of im­prove­ments to the bi­cy­cle route be­tween Bondi Junction and the CBD. In­ner West: An up­grade in con­nec­tions be­tween An­zac Bridge and residential ar­eas in­clud­ing Sum­mer Hill, Lewisham and Li­ly­field. South East: Im­proved con- nec­tions to Rand­wick Race­course, hos­pi­tal and univer­sity precinct. Syd­ney Air­port: Com­ple­tion of miss­ing links be­tween the air­port and sur­round­ing ar­eas in­clud­ing St Ge­orge, the Eastern Sub­urbs, in­ner Syd­ney and the In­ner West.

New bike paths are mak­ing cy­cling more ac­ces­si­ble.

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