Category Archives: Advocacy

14 November – BikeTank

Download the mp3 This week Bikelove visits biketank; regular Brainstrust held every Tuesday morning at a cool warehouse space in Chippendale.  

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26 September – Talking bikes

Download the mp3 What makes bikes so darn talkable?  This week I talk to Jess Miller from Green Ups, ‘For the love of bikes’…  It’s on at The Beresford in Surry Hills, 4th October from 6pm… Key highlights are: Dr … Continue reading

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30 August – Should they be mandatory..?

Download the MP3 Research indicates that helmet laws are not all they’re cracked up to be.  In an age where the cost of social health is soaring (from obesity and diabetes alone), there is a call for more active (less … Continue reading

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23 August – Say OOOO Say Ahhhh for the new cycleways!

Download the MP3 The rally at Town Hall showed overwhelming support for the new Sydney cycleways.  Over 300 people turned up because they like what City of Sydney are trying to achieve.  Although the rally was initially prompted by Alan … Continue reading

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21 June 2010 – Top down or bottom up

Download the MP3 This week on BikeLove I speak with Matt Faber, Sustainable Transport, RTA and Elaena Gardner, BikeSydney about what types of initatives are most effective in encouraging people to cycle. Elaena has recently come back from a world … Continue reading

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10 May – Sue Abbott and her quashed conviction

Download the MP3 This week BikeLove talks again to Sue Abbott.  Back in November I interviewed Sue after she decided to not pay her helmet fines and take the matter to court.  Now, 6 months later, she is no longer … Continue reading

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19 April – Cycle lanes and the difference they’ve made to New York

Download the MP3 This week BikeLove talks to Wiley Norvell of Transportation Alternatives in New York.  A dynamic organisation that advocates walking and cycling as modes of transport, they’ve been really successful in getting lots of cycle lanes included in … Continue reading

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14 September – Advocacy

Download the MP3 As any cyclist knows, a big part of the cycling community is advocacy… trying to make the city a great place for cyclists.  This week BikeLove talks to Elaena Gardner, President of BikeSydney a Sydney advocacy group … Continue reading

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