DPTI are putting in pedestrian crossings that will create squeeze points for cyclists. Main Road Belair is already a horrible route for cyclists but unfortunately the topography means that there […]
Our AGM will be held 6.30, 18 May. The guest speaker will be David Pisoni, MLA and Shadow Minister for Transport. Read more about the event here.
BISA’s campaign against badly designed bollards has reached parliament, with Minister Malinauskas promising to look into the issue, in response to questions by Hons Mark Parnell and Kelly Vincent. You […]
Bollards are often irritating, and many of us have damaged our bikes or ourselves by hitting a bollard. After a cyclist was killed last year by hitting a bollard in Goolwa, BISA has decided enough is enough, and is campaigning to get dangerous and unreasonably obstructive bollards removed.
We aroused the “disappointment” of the Adelaide City Council with this campaign, so to be fair to them, we are trying to find one of their bollards that meets standards set for bollards. A midi-sized Haighs chocolate frog will go to someone who identifies such a bollard.
But if none is identified, the frog will go to the person who identifies the worst bollard anywhere in South Australia. More to the point, we will campaign to get it removed!
Last night Cllr Abiad put up the motion that he foreshadowed, but added a variation: no part of the existing bikeway would be replaced until the section north of Pirie Street […]
The agenda of the special meeting to be held on Tuesday 7 March 2017 has been uploaded to our website. 20170307 Adelaide City Council Special Meeting Agenda The essential elements […]
BISA chair Fay Patterson has written to each Councillor of the Unley and Adelaide City councils before crucial votes are to be taken on the Rugby-Porter route and the Frome […]
The City Bikeways Consultation Report has been posted. You can find it here: 20170228 ACC City BIkeways Consultation Council Agenda paper It canvasses the views of businesses, residents, cyclists, professionals […]
Our recommendation in the January 2017 Pedal Update that you sue a Council if injured by a non-compliant bollard elicited “disappointment” from the Adelaide City Council. You can read an […]
We’ve written letters to both the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure and the Lord Mayor seeking assurances that cyclists will be able to ride between the River Torrens and North […]
A Council committee will be discussing the options for the Frome Bikeway on Tuesday, 22 November.
The Campbelltown City Council has commissioned a bicycle plan, but is taking a long time to adopt it. We’ve urged its adoption and recommended that it be amended to provide […]
The Rugby/ Porter route through Unley is probably Adelaide’s most popular on-road cycling route. The Unley Council have plans to make it better. You can see what is planned here: 201611-rugby-porter-concept-plans. […]
BISA input into the Frome Street Bikeway project (Carrington Street to Pirie Street) was sent to Adelaide City Council as part of the Community Consultation in August 2013.
Document from Ian Radbone, BISA Chair re the impact of the proposed changes to the Frome St Bikeway.
Comments from BISA on plans put out by the West Torrens Council for a university-based precinct north of Phillips Street in Thebarton.
The June 2015 edition of Pedal Update, the Newsletter of the Bicycle Institute SA is now available as a pdf download
Department of Transport’s statement on the O-Bahn extension changes now available.
Comments to West Torrens council on plans to relocate Vintage Road closure, Underdale.
The results of the Super Tuesday Bike Counts 2015 in the City of Adelaide are now available