Activists paint 'unsafe cycle lane' on Sydney streets to highlight safety issues

Guerilla activists have taken to the streets of Sydney to highlight the problem of 'unsafe bike lanes' by painting the phrase on unsegregated stretches of road.

(Photo: BIKESydney)

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the dozens of bike lanes targeted are those where strips of paint, rather than a physical barrier, mark the lane between parked cars and the main road.

The lanes, say campaigners, leave cyclists open to being hit by cars either moving or stationary and that the government need to 'get serious' about improving cycling infrastructure.

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