Riding to work

Thousands of people in Perth now regularly leave their car at home and travel by bike. In addition to improving health and fitness, cycling can also help reduce traffic on our roads and is a fun and inexpensive way to get around.

  Bicycle parking

A range of different parking options in Perth's CBD ensures riders can safely park and lock their bikes.

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  Designing bicycle parking for your building

Guidelines for the design and construction of cycling facilities can be found in the Austroads guide to road design: Part 6A: Pedestrian and cyclist paths.

Further useful resources are also available from Bicycle Network Victoria.

External Link Austroads: online publications
External Link Bicycle Network Victoria (VIC): Bike parking experts

  Organising bicycle education sessions

Austcycle is Australia's only accredited cycling education provider.

A number of private AustCycle Accredited Cycle Coaches can be booked for education and training sessions. AustCycle provides a list and contact details on their website.

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  Bikes on public transport

You can take your bicycle on a train or a ferry without additional charges to your fare. Please follow the rules below when choosing to take your bike on a train.

  • You may take your bike on the train except during these times on weekdays:
    • Towards the City Centre between 7:00 am and 9:00 am.
    • Away from City Centre between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm.
  • In addition, during the above times bikes cannot be taken on trains departing or passing, in either direction, at the following train stations: Perth Central, Perth Underground and Esplanade.
  • However, fold-up bikes and unicycles are permitted at any time provided they are contained within a carry bag. Check with Transperth regarding bike dimensions, storage on trains and on board etiquette.
  • Bicycle riders are to use the lift, where provided, and to walk their bike throughout train stations.

For detailed information on taking your bicycle on Transperth services, bike parking or reporting a hazard in railway precincts please visit the Transperth website or call 13 62 13.

Videos produced by Transperth.

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Safety, bicycles and getting around on Transperth services (playlist)

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