Cycling grants

Australian local government councils, businesses and community groups can apply for funding for projects that encourage cycling, walking and reducing car use.

Grants available to councils

The following grants are open to South Australian local government councils:

A list of council cycling projects being funded is available for download in the State Bicycle Fund and State Black Spot Cycling projects 50.8 KB.

Grants available to councils, businesses and community groups

Government grants are available to provide funding for small-scale projects that focus on:

  • reducing car use
  • increasing the use of alternative transport
  • working with people to try different ways of getting around
  • encouraging lasting changes in travel habits.

Applying for the State Bicycle Fund - Black Spot Program

South Australian local government councils can apply for the State Bicycle Fund - Black Spot Program. Applications can be submitted late in the year for the following financial year's program.

Funds are available on a dollar-for-dollar basis and are for the development and implementation of suitable cycling initiatives, which may include the development of:

  • local bicycle plans
  • cycling networks by constructing on-road bicycle lanes or off-road bicycle paths, bicycle parking and the promotion of cycling and cycling facilities.

For more information, download the State Bicycle Fund - Black Spot Cycling documents below:

Useful Resources

The Streets for People Compendium of South Australian Practice aims to assist professionals and authorities to create people-friendly streets in a South Australian context. The compendium can be downloaded from the SA Active Living Coalition site.

You can get a PDF copy of the Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides 2014 by registering via the Austroads website.

For an alternative version of documents on this page phone the Office for Cycling and Walking on 8204 8848.

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