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Sydney residents fighting against ‘risky’ cycleway

Sydneysiders are lobbying to remove a dedicated cycleway endangering cyclists and inconveniencing residents.

Within a week, two cyclists were hit on the Bridge Road cycleway in Glebe and an independent safety assessment has identified 26 risk areas.

Resident Di Anstey is leading a campaign to have the cycleway removed and told Ben Fordham something must be done.

“All parking on Bridge Road has been removed.

“A resident approached council a week or so ago and asked how they could get some furniture delivered to their house and they were told, ‘There’s a permit for that but the permit will be $1750 and you need to pay for traffic control’. How is that fair?!”

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