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Bike parking is free, convenient, and is not time-limited.

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Shopping centres

Give way to pedestrians

Main Street, Alstonville

Keep left unless overtaking

River Street, Ballina CBD

Ride at low speeds in busy areas, when approaching corners and crests

Fawcett Street BBQ area, Ballina

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Northern Rivers Community Art Gallery, Ballina Shelly Beach, Ballina

Always obey the road rules, including helmet laws

Lighthouse Beach, Ballina

Ride in a predictable manner

Various locations along the Coastal Recreational Path.

Lennox Head Community Centre

You are permitted to ride two abreast, but not more than 1.5 metres apart

LOCK IT UP!

Give hand signals when changing lanes, turning left, right or stopping

Avoid theft and secure your bike when unattended. Carry a good bicycle lock and secure the wheels and frame.

Plan your route using quieter streets, cycleways or shared paths.

DISMOUNT AREAS

Lennox Head to Pat Morton Lookout

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Cycling and walking are great forms of transport for short trips. Save time – you can get where you need to be and exercise at the same time. Cycling can be quicker than cars on congested roads Save money – walking or cycling is a lot less expensive than owning and running a car

To use pedestrian crossings At the end of shared paths.

Improve your health.

On footpaths

Visit www.gotogether.transport.nsw. gov.au for more information on sharing roads and cycleways.

COMMUTING WORK

Improve access and convenience – consider cycling, walking and public transport for longer distance travel

Cyclists must dismount and walk their bicycles:

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Cyclists should:

Libraries

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Shared paths are for both Pedestrians and Cyclists.

Park your bike at these popular spots:

Ballina CBD to Sharpes Beach

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the ballina coast and hinterland by bike, mobile scooter or

Ring your bell and slow down when approaching other path users Where possible, allow onemetre space for pedestrians Move off the path if stopped.

Pedestrians (including walking, jogging, skating, mobility scooters and motorized wheelchairs) should: Keep to the left Travel in a predictable manner Listen for the sound of a bell and avoid moving into the path of a bike Supervise young children at all times Keep dogs on short leashes Move off the path if stopped.

Shaws Bay

Mobility scooters should:

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WANT KNOW MORE?

Ride at walking speed (2-3 km/h) in busy pedestrian areas

Ensure you have a fully functioning bell, horn or other warning device

Health and medications may affect your ability to use your scooter: check with your doctor or pharmacist.

You should also have a red reflector visible from the rear.

Email: council@ballina.nsw.gov.au North Wall Ballina

Wollongbar Alstonville

Use baskets or racks: overloading may affect balance and control

Lights and reflectors increase your visibility. By law, you must have your lights on between sunset and sunrise, and in bad weather

Ballina Shire Council 40 Cherry Street, Ballina Ph: 1300 864 444 www.ballina.nsw.gov.au

Lennox Head Tintenbar

Not travel at more than 10km/h

Cyclists must have a working brake

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Ride on the footpath or shared path, not the road

When riding, you are required by law to wear an approved bicycle helmet fitted and fastened on your head

Ballina Visitor Information Centre Ph: 1800 777 666 www.discoverballina.com.au

Knockrow

Follow the same road rules that apply to pedestrians

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From the river front in Grant Street (RSL) follow the shared path across Fishery Bridge through West Ballina to the Burns Point Ferry. A mostly flat ride through town, past West Ballina shops and the Big Prawn.

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Start on the shared path near the Maritime Museum (Las Balsas Plaza) and follow the Coastal Recreational Path to Sharpes Beach. Views of beaches, North Wall, and dunal areas. A few small but steep sections.

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From the Coastal Recreational Path at Angels Beach, cross the shared path bridge to The Terrace. Ride this on-road section then re-join the shared path on the western side of The Coast Road. Steep sections.

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DISCLAIMER © NSW Spatial Services 2018. Although all care is taken in the preparation of this plan, Ballina Shire Council accepts no responsibility for any misprints, errors, omissions or inaccuracies. The information contained within this plan is for pictorial representation only. Do not scale. Accurate measurements should be undertaken by survey. Version April 2018.

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Cycleways and Shared Paths of Ballina Shire  
Cycleways and Shared Paths of Ballina Shire