Cyclists copping more fines than motorists on our roads

New figures from State Parliament detailed the number of cyclists being handed $50 infringements for failing to wear a helmet last year. The data revealed 746 cyclists received a fine. It also revealed only 10 infringements were issued to WA drivers who failed to comply with the one metre passing rule, in which the penalty…

Grants to Improve WA Bike Paths Ahead of Bike Week

Cycling will get a boost in WA with grants to improve biking infrastructure as the state gets set to kick off Bike Week. The State Government will provide $6.4 million for infrastructure as part of the Western Australian Bike Network Grants scheme, matching funding for 50 local cycling projects over two years. The grant funding…

Better cycling infrastructure for WA is underway

By Vesh Arumugam, File Photo As WA’s iconic Bike Week 2019 is approaching, the Government announced that it has started developing blueprint for the future cycling infrastructure across Perth and Peel regions. The aim of the project is to ensure that both tiers of government are working towards the delivery of an interconnected system providing…

Anti social and criminal behaviour in Midland under Police watch

Reports of antisocial and criminal behaviour around the Midland area is continuing to be investigated by the WA Police Force. It’s reported that on the back of localised anti-social behaviour incidents, tensions in specific communities are on the rise. Midland Police are aware of the issue, and are tackling it head-on, with support from other…

Bassendean selected for 2019 Your Move program

Walking, cycling and public transport will be encouraged in the Town of Bassendean, in conjunction with the Your Move program, with the Government onboard to provide tips, tools, resources and tailored advice on how to incorporate more active transport into resident’s everyday routine. Bassendean was chosen for this year’s Your Move program due to its…

Cyclists Fined During Police Blitz

Please click on the video player to watch the story. EVENING NEWS – Cyclists Fined During Police Blitz (Story begins at 06:26) 52 cyclists were fined for traffic offences during a 2 hour police blitz in Northbridge this afternoon. The operations took place at the centre of Wellington Street & Milligan Street, and Fitzgerald Street and…