The Investigation

The City of Canterbury Bankstown is committed to encouraging bicycle use through the provision of safe and connected cycling facilities.

Council has developed a proposed route for the EW05 cycle route starting from the existing M5 shared path, at the intersection of Bexley Road and Wolli Avenue, through to Macquarie Road and the suburb of Earlwood, to the Cooks River Trail. When completed, Route EW05 will provide a direct cycling link between two of metropolitan Sydney’s key regional cycling routes.

This project is part of the City of Canterbury Bankstown’s continued commitment to providing for different transport options and further improving accessibility, as detailed in the Canterbury Bike Plan 2016. It’s proposed the cycle route will have a mixture of:

  • Off-road cycle lanes;
  • Off-road shared paths for pedestrians and cyclists;
  • On-road mixed traffic lanes;
  • Traffic calming improvements; and
  • Intersection and signage upgrades.

To view the proposed cycle route in detail click here.

Community information session

If you wish to speak with a project officer, you may like to attend a community information session which will be hosted on Saturday 16 November 2019 from 10am to noon on Clarke Street, Earlwood (near the Coles Supermarket).

Exhibition period

The proposal will be on exhibition from Wednesday 5 November until 5pm Friday 6 December 2019.

Have your say

You can have your say on the proposal by:

  • Completing the online submission below;
  • Emailing haveyoursay@cbcity.nsw.gov.au; or
  • Sending a letter addressed to Mr Matthew Stewart, General Manager - Attn: Community Engagement, City of Canterbury Bankstown, PO Box 8, Bankstown NSW 1885.

For more information

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions or if you have any general questions about the proposal, please contact Mr Bala Maharajah, on 9789 9476 or the Engagement Team on 9707 9602.

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