Bike Adelaide collaborates with, supports and encourages local Bicycle User Group’s (BUG) to engage positively with their local council elected members and staff as well as with community members to improve the local bike network and promote positive bicycle culture. BUGs have established close contacts with staff and elected members. In these areas there is excellent two way communication between BUG’s and their local council staff/elected members.
BUGs also run local events and activities. Details of your local BUG are below. If there’s no BUG near you jump to the end of this page to see how you can create a new BUG. Council areas with BUGs are ahead of the game when it comes to their cycling infrastructure.
Together BUGs and Bike Adelaide form the State Advocacy Network.
Councils with BUGs have delivered significantly more investments in cycling infrastructure than those without. Can you create a BUG in your council area? Just a few hours a month can make a big difference. We are here to help – email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss. Also look for ideas from other BUGs on this page and check out the tips below.
Port BUG has worked for over a decade to encourage PA&E council to spend and implement their bike plan. Their work has made a huge difference with over 50% of their bike network now built. Click the link below to learn how they did it.
Tips from Westside BUG