Cycle to work and play 1C The road is there to share
The cycleway network provides transport CYCLISTS PEDESTRIANS
connections across the city to employment, Don’t Speed - Shared pathways Watch out - For cyclists, roller LOCAL CONTACTS
are used by children, the elderly bladers & skateboarders.
retail and recreational precincts. and the disabled.
Keep left - Walk on the left Western Sydney Cycling Network (WSCN)
Keep Left - Except when unless otherwise indicated. Community cycling and bicycle recycling
Shared Path Network
The shared path network gives cyclists key access to retail,
Bay to Mountains, St Johns Park and the T-Way networks. It is
approximately 8 kilometres in length.
overtaking slower traffic.
Use your bell - Every cyclist
Supervise children closely -
Hold the hand of children
Ph: 0418 954 682
www.westernsydneycyclingnetwork.com.au ACTIVE TRANSPORT GUIDE
industrial and cultural precincts, as detailed below.
The network provides connections east/west and north/south
* Circuit paths/shared paths are also located in a number must have a working bell. for their protection. Cycling around Fairfield City
of parks. Warn pedestrians that you are Marconi Cycle Club - Competition cycling
throughout the City. Artwork: ‘Dahl’wah’ (Warali Wali). Project Artists: Clive and Jason Groves. Control animals - Keep them
approaching & give them plenty Ph: Greg Deale 0414 694 141
There are three main regional routes east/west across the City: Western Sydney Cycling Network of room.
on a short lead for the safety
• Prospect Creekshared path connects to the Holroyd City Western Sydney Cycling Network (WSCN) aims to promote cycling Employment Precincts of others.
network and Fairfield Town Centre and is approximately and to provide a bicycle recycling service to the community. WSCN Fairfield City has 3 major employment precincts that are Wear a helmet - It is the law. Cycle Shops
meets monthly to co-ordinate activities at the dedicated clubhouse accessible from the cycleway network. These are located Head injuries cause up to 85% ABC Bikes - Fairfield Heights
5 kilometres in length.
based at Fairfield City Showground, Smithfield Road, Prairiewood. in Wetherill Park/Smithfield; Yennora and Fairfield. of all cycling fatalities. Ph: 9725 5515
• Bay to Mountains (Orphan School Creek) shared path
connects to Mirambeena Regional Park, Bankstown and For information about donating bikes, loaning a bike or community
cycle rides contact WSCN on 0418 954 682.
The Smithfield Wetherill Park industrial estate is the hub of Associations
to Prospect Reservoir, Blacktown and is approximately manufacturing and distribution in Greater Western Sydney. The
20 kilometres in length.
Retail Outlets estate boasts over 1,000 manufacturing, wholesale, transport and Rules for cycling safely Bicycle NSW - Advocacy group. Information includes: bicycle locker
hire, cycling publications and membership bene? ts. Ph: 9704 0801 or
• Cabramatta Creek Council has completed stages the shared Fairfield City has a variety of retail outlets: service firms and employs more than 20,000 people. The T-Way www.bicyclensw.org.au
path from the Hume highway to Chipping Norton lakes cycleway is located close to the industrial estate. 1. When riding on the road, cyclists need to obey the same
and is approximately 6. 5 kilometres in length. Wetherill Park Stockland – Restwell Road, Prairiewood. road rules as motorists. For more information on the traffic Fairfield City Council
A minor shared path comes off the Bay to Mountains network in
Located on the Transitway cycleway. Educational Precincts regulations contact the NSW Transport Roads and Maritime Services to cyclists are regularly updated and improved.
Wetherill Park TAFE is located near the Transitway cycleway. Services on 132 213 or their website www.bicycleinfo.nsw.gov.au. For information or comment on the local cycle network or cycling
King Park, Wakeley and connects to Cowpasture Road via St Johns Bonnyrigg Town Centre – Bonnyrigg Ave, Bonnyrigg.
Park. This route is approximately 7 kilometres in length. Located on the Transitway cycleway. safety phone 9725 0222.
Parks 2. Children under 12 may legally ride on the footpath. An adult
• Green Valley Creek Council has recently completed stages Cabramatta Town Centre – Railway Parade, Cabramatta. There are four district parks in the Faifield area - Fairfield Park, may only ride on the footpath if accompanying a child under 12. Other Cycleway Maps and Information
1-3 of this shared path. Located on the Rail Trail. A variety of day trips are available Bonnyrigg Town Centre Park, Wetherill Park Reserve and Cabravale The NSW Transport Roads Maritime Services produce a range of cycleway
3. Most cycleways in Fairfield are “shared use” footpaths. Cyclists
There are two regional routes that travel north/south through for a taste of Asia. Park. The Western Sydney Regional Park is located in Abbotsbury. maps and brochures. To obtain free copies phone 1800 060 607 .
and pedestrians should keep to the left of the path.
the City: For public transport information contact the Transport Information
Fairfield Town Centre – Ware Street, Fairfield. 4. Cyclists must obey road signs, including speed limits.
• Rail Trail cycleway connects Parramatta to Liverpool and Line on 131 500 or www.131500.info.
links to Prospect Creek and the Bay to Mountains shared path
Located on the Rail Trail. 3A 5. Cyclists must use the correct hand signals before turning left
network. It also connects to the Cabramatta Creek shared Fairfield Heights – The Boulevarde, Fairfield Heights or right, changing lanes or stopping. COMMUNITY AND ROAD EDUCATION
path. It is approximately 7.5 kilometres in length. SCHEME (C.A.R.E.S.)
Canley Heights – Canley Vale Road, Canley Heights. 6. Young children should dismount and walk bikes across Fair field City Council sponsors a road safety education program for
• T-Way cycleway connects Parramatta to Liverpool and links Located near the Bay to Mountains cycleway.
to the Bay to Mountains and the St Johns Park shared path intersections. pre-school and school aged children (C.A.R.E.S). The centre is located
networks. The whole system across the City is approximately Canley Vale – Canley Vale Road, Canley Vale. in Walshaw Park, Trebartha Street, Bass Hill.
7. Cyclists must give way to pedestrians. You must walk your bike
80-90 kilometres. The Cowpasture Road shared path connects Located on the Rail Trail and near the Bay to Mountains cycleway. Seating Wall, Project Artist: Natasha Semenov. Community Partners: Residents and across a pedestrian crossing. Encourage your local primary school or pre-school, childcare
Elizabeth Drive to The Horsley Drive, which also links to the staff at Canley Vale Nursing Home. Funded: FCC and RTA. or vacation care to make use of this valuable road safety asset.
8. Every bicycle must have a working bell and brakes. Cyclists must
For booking or further information contact the C.A.R.E.S.
wear an approved helmet.
“Fish and Dragons” project. Artist: Natasha Semenov. FCC and RTA funded project. staff phone 9743 9297
9. To ride when it is dark or in hazardous weather the bicycle must
have a white light fitted and working at the front and at the rear
a red light and reflector fitted and working. Wearing bright
clothing can assist in making you more visible to traffic.
10. Regularly check your tyres, wheels, chain, lights and reflectors
to make sure that they are in good working order. It is illegal to This project is supported by funding from the Australian Government under its
Regional Partnerships Programme and Fairfield City Council.
carry passengers except in an approved child seat.
3C MAY 2012