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CCC Annual Plan 2020-2

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/299 Due 2 April Draft Sub Spokes thanks Council for this opportunity to offer our comments on the cycling projects and funding in the proposed draft Annual Plan 2020-22.   Preface In response to the quakes central government rebuilt using a 20th century mind set and Christchurch is doing what we can to make the […]

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CCC Wairakei Grahams Intersection

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/298 Due 9 March Wairakei Grahams Intersection Submission Spokes supports the Councils efforts to make this intersection safer. The current plans fail to accomplish that goal. This is yet another project which needed input from people who cycle early on. Instead we have a project which leaves cyclists disadvantaged and at risk. Interested but concerned […]

CCC Spreydon Cashmere Community Board Plan 20

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/297 due 9 March Spreydon Cashmere Community Board Plan 2020 With climate challenges and transport costs increasing more people will want to use bicycles for transport. All routes will need to provide for safe inviting cycling. It is good to see the Board taking up this long neglected work. Spokes strongly supports the Community Boards […]

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CCC Linwood Central Heathcote Community Board plan 2020

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/295 Due 6 March Submission Spokes thanks the Community Board for putting forth an ambitious plan responsive to community needs. Well connected communities where people feel safe and can get around easily on foot are important. Including safe cycling infrastructure should be prioritized as it also supports these goals and Council’s commitment to being carbon […]

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CCC Papanui Innes Community Board Plan

Due 2 March (only 11 days allowed for consultation) https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/293 With all the plans up for consultation it has been a challenge. Apologies for the short notice and please do make a submission. It is great to hear that the Board advocates for a functioning traffic network supporting connected communities. Too much of the Board’s […]

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CCC Waipuna Halswell Hornby Riccarton Community Board Plan

The Waipuna Halswell Hornby Riccarton Plan due 6 March https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/294 Spokes appreciates the Board’s stated commitment “Pedestrians and road users should feel safe using the roading networks and have confidence that infrastructure is in place to ensure they are able to do so. Improving these connections provides the community the ability to access work, study […]

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CCC Fendalton-Waimari-Harewood Community Board Plan

Due 6 March 2020 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/292 Spokes appreciates that the Board has prioritized the need to implement “a safe and sustainable transport network.” With the growth of housing, employment and cycling numbers in the Board area the need for long underfunded and overdue safe inviting cycling infrastructure needs to be a top priority. Including safe cycling […]

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CCC Waitai/Coastal-Burwood draft CB Plan 2020-2022 due 24.2

Link https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/289 All encouraged to share their thoughts, but residents of the east impacted the most. This is not a formal submission process. The Community Board has put forth their priorities and need to hear that cycling needs to be included and prioritized. Draft sub from Spokes Draft Sub Thank you for opening up plans […]

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CCC Riccarton Road Speed Reduction

A quick and easy sub due in on Monday 10 February. Speed Limit Reductions for Riccarton Road https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/285 This feeble attempt to implement safer roads in Christchurch, while appreciated, confirms the problem of timidity at Council which fails to deliver. Riccarton Road is busy, congested and unsafe at 50km/h. Serving many local shops and the […]