Byron Shire Bike Plan

Council has been preparing a 10 year Bike Plan to provide a strategic and holistic approach to cycleways, their provision and maintenance, and the way they connect across the Shire.  The new plan will build on work undertaken on Council's previous plan with a refreshed decade-long focus.

Download the draft Byron Shire Bike Plan(PDF, 20MB)

What's the purpose of the new Bike Plan?

The purpose of the plan is to gather feedback and ideas from the community about:

  1. their use and experience of cycleways around the Shire
  2. to identify where there are issues and challenges for cyclists and where improvements need to made

The new 10 year Bike Plan will help Council prioritise works and enable community groups to prepare strategically-aligned grant applications in the future.

The new plan will assist Council in the provision of well-located and better connected cycleways and shared paths that will encourage more cycling for both recreation purposes and as a more sustainable mode of transport than cars. 

Thank you for your input

In late 2018, Council invited the community to have a say by completing an online survey.  Thank you to everyone who took the time to share their helpful ideas and feedback.  

We also conducted four design workshops around the Byron Shire which were well-attended and enabled us to gain important local insights into the issues, challenges and preferred design solutions.

All of your input has been incorporated into the development of the draft Bike Plan. To comment on the draft document, please email

What happens next?

The draft Bike Plan is on public exhibition for a period of 28 days, until 26 July 2019.  This will provide a final opportunity for the community to comment and provide feedback on what has been proposed.

At the conclusion of the public exhibition period, the feedback and comments received will be reported to Council so that the Byron Shire Bike Plan can be finalised and endorsed.

View detailed area maps of current cycleways and their networks

Contact us directly

Email: with your input and ideas.