Walking is a convenient, healthy and environmentally-friendly transport option for getting to where you need to go. You can see Newcastle and Lake Macquarie on two feet by combining walking with travel on public transport.
By thinking of walking as a viable travel option, it provides healthy solution for quick trips under two kilometres and helps people access public transport such as the four frequent 15 minute bus routes that travel across the Newcastle Transport area.
Walking is a great way to get around and the perfect end to your public transport journey. For a healthy start to your day, why not get off the bus early and finish your trip on foot?
Benefits of walking:
- Reduced traffic congestion, particularly where walking trips are made during peak periods
- Extended catchment of public transport services with walking as a first or last mile solution
- Public health benefits associated with reduced obesity
- Reduced greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and noise.
Cycling is a convenient, healthy and environmentally-friendly transport option for getting to where you need to go. You can see Newcastle and Lake Macquarie on two wheels or combine cycling with travel on public transport.
Transport for NSW provides bike racks at Newcastle Interchange, Cardiff Station, Broadmeadow Station. Bicycle racks are also at key locations throughout the Newcastle Transport area.
Bykko has an electric bike share service in Newcastle’s CBD, to help you reach your end destination. With over 156 bicycle docks spread across 19 docking stations throughout the Newcastle CBD, Honeysuckle, Newcastle West, Wickham, The Junction and Bar Beach – finding a bike and getting to your meeting, lunch date or next nightspot has never been easier. Find out more here