OUR BACKGROUND

Objectives of Spokes

1. Provide a voice for Canterbury cycling community
2. Work for improved conditions for cycling
3. Present the case for cycling in public debate to relevant authorities
4. Encourage increased use of bicycles

Our Expertise

Traffic planning & engineering, transport research, social research, community development, policy analysis, cycling history, submission writing, community health

Our Legacy

Active involvement in Christchurch transport issues for over 20 years (considerably longer than anyone working in transport in the CCC, Environment Canterbury and CERA). We approach issues with collaborative problem solving, creating win-win solutions.

Policy Interest Areas

• Cycling Cycling Strategy for Christchurch City
• Transport Major Cycleways Project
• Christchurch Transport Plan
• Roads of National Significance
• Greater Christchurch Travel Demand Management Strategy
• Public Transport
• Urban Planning Annual Draft Plan
• Central City Plan
• Long Term Christchurch City Plan
• Urban Development Strategy

Key Stakeholders and Affiliations

Key Stakeholders:
Automobile Association, Chch City Council, CDHB, Otakaro, Regenerate Chch, Environment Canterbury, NZ Transport Agency, NZ Trucking Assn

Affiliations:
Cycling Action Network (CAN), Frocks on Bikes, ICEcycles, RAD Bikes