Register now for National Ride2School Day 2024

Registrations are now open for Bicycle Network's National Ride2School Day 2024, where hundreds of thousands of kids around the country are expected to ride, scoot, skate and walk to class.

Open Streets wins bike culture award

Bicycle Network's Behaviour Change team has earned recognition at the Cycling Luminaries Awards in Canberra this month, taking out the Bike Culture Award for its pioneering Open Streets program.

Our Ride2School program is under threat

Bicycle Network’s free Ride2School program has shared the joy of riding with hundreds of thousands of students for 17 years. But the program, beloved by schools across the country, is under threat.

Open Streets change the daily drop off

Chalk drawings on the road, bikes cutting laps and laughter in the air were signs of success this week as Bicycle Network continued its Open Streets program at Brunswick South West Primary School.

National Ride2School Day hits new heights

Overflowing bike sheds, proud parents and ear-to-ear smiles could be found all over the country today as thousands of kids took part in another joyous National Ride2School Day.

Open Streets in full swing

The drop-off and pickup zone at Lloyd Street Primary School in Malvern East has taken on a different tempo in recent weeks, with Bicycle Network's Open Streets initiative creating a safe space for active travel.

Singapore’s Integrated Transport Corridor

Singapore's Land Transport Authority is working on a new integrated transport corridor that will include a network of dedicated cycling trunk routes, bus lanes and pedestrian paths.

Coburg North street open to active commuters only

Students, teachers and parents riding and walking to Coburg North Primary School have exclusive access to a neighbouring street that is closed to car traffic during drop-off and pick-up times.

Mornington Park path ready to roll

Riding a bike to Mornington Park Primary School is about to get easier, with Bicycle Network’s Ride2School ActivePaths opening next week on Tuesday 20 July.

Keelonith Primary School ready to ride

Students at Greenvale’s Keelonith Primary School will be ready to ride to school all throughout 2021 thanks to a Ride2School bike education workshop.

Ride2School Day a big hit with the kids

Attending a Ride2School Day is a good reminder of why there is so much goodwill towards getting kids on bikes and the barriers that still exist to making it happen.

Tassie Bike News Bites

In this edition's Bike News Bites our Ride2School program join the University of Tasmania on a climate change research project, Burnie road closure, funding agreed for Intercity Cycleway-Macquarie Point link and new RACT expert panel for Launceston transport vision.

Riding to school – give it a go!

Have you or your children ever thought about riding a bike to school? Now is the perfect time to give it a go as we come out of coronavirus restrictions.

Your guide to getting back on the bike

The Christmas break can be the perfect time to jump back on the bike and carry healthy habits into the new year. Check out our guide to getting started!
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Swap screen time for cycling time this summer

Bicycle Network is asking Aussie parents and children to take on the ‘summer screen time cycling challenge’ these school holidays to help get their daily dose of exercise.

Ride2School to keep on rolling

Bicycle Network's Ride2School program will keep rolling for at least two more years in Victoria with the Andrews Labor Government committing $1.4 million.

Ride2School Day stats roll in

The stats from National Ride2School Day are in and it was our biggest one yet! See how many schools and students around the country got involved in 2019.
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Ride2School: more than just a day

On the eve of National Ride2School Day, we encourage everyone to get involved in one of Australia's biggest celebrations of active transport, not just the kids.

Timely re-think on school boundaries

A review of how school zone boundaries are set is underway, and Bicycle Network would like to see the opportunity for active travel to school taken in to consideration.
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Warming up for Active April

The Premier's Active April encourages Victorians to 30 mins of exercise per day during April, and National Ride2School Day on March 22 is the perfect warm up!
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Hope for primary school congestion crisis

A recent article highlighted a congestion issue at a Melbourne primary school that has reached crisis level. The Ride2School team believe they may be able to help.

Ride2School Golden Wheel goes west

Warrnambool West Primary School has received Bicycle Network's Ride2School Golden Wheel for having the best active travel rate in Victoria.
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Parents stifling active children

Kids are being driven to school instead of riding a bike because parents would rather combine the school drop off in a car with the commute or other trips.

Christmas comes early for young riders

This week some lucky students received an early Christmas present as part of Bicycle Networks 'ugly Christmas jersey' campaign - a brand new Reid bike!
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Childhood inactivity at crisis level

A global analysis of childhood physical activity paints a grim picture of Australia — our children are not moving enough and we’re falling behind the rest of the world.
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Here’s to teachers!

Happy World Teachers' Day – an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the valuable work and achievements of our teachers. The Ride2School team says thank you!
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Car-free school streets

Vienna is joining cities around the world that are moving to rid school precincts of the scourge of school drops-offs.