Local workers talking best bike routes in Parramatta
Mayor Tony Issa said "We support more people cycling more often, as we encourage more people to get on a bike and support the environment."
Mayor Tony Issa promoting Parramatta Cycleways
Local Member for Macquarie Fields, Andrew McDonald, stated "that whilst we have a Premier that doesn't own a car, we need to improve public transport and he is committed to promoting more people biking more often. Every car trip is a nail in the coffin for cycle ways."
Member for Macquarie Andrew McDonald "Every car trip is a nail in the coffin for cycle ways." (Would be nice to have alternatives - which was discussed at length by the riders)
Over 80 riders attend the Parramatta Ride to Work Event. The Event was a resounding success as workers from over 15 workplaces cycled to work to enjoy a breakfast together, supported by Bike NSW, Parramatta Council, Department of Environment and Climate Change.
Who was there?
- Bicycle NSW (Event Organiser)
- Western Sydney Community Forum, Parramatta (Event Organiser)
- Parramatta Council (Event Organiser)
- Department of Environment and Climate Change, Parramatta (Event Organiser)
- Children's Court Clinic,Parramatta
- AB Mauri, Granville
- Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children, Parramatta
- Merck saherp & Dohme, Granville
- Dept Environment and Climate Change, Parramatta
- Sydney Metro CMA, Parramatta
- CRS Australia, Parramatta
- James Hardie, Parramatta
- RTA, Granville NSW
- Deloitte, Parramatta
- Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Parramatta
- Road and Traffic Authority, Parramatta
- Telstra, Parramatta
- Department of Commerce, Parramatta
- Children's Hospital, Westmead
People rode in from locations around Sydney including Blacktown, Penrith, Roslands, Liverpool, Auburn and CBD. We look forward to a bigger and better Ride to Work Event next year. For more details contact paul f at wscf.org dot au or Parramatta Council for future events in Parramatta.