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MoT Government Policy Statement Transport 2021

https://www.transport.govt.nz/multi-modal/keystrategiesandplans/gpsonlandtransportfunding/gps-2021/ due 11.5 Email for questions & subs gps@transport.govt.nz Central government’s policy document for what it hopes to achieve in transport over the next 10 years. This is a very disappointing document in desperate need of more submissions to improve it. I don’t normally post things this early on, but need your input and to […]

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NZTA Accessible Streets

NZTA Accessible Streets due 22.4 https://www.nzta.govt.nz/about-us/consultations/accessible-streets & CAN Guide to this https://can.org.nz/AccessibleStreetsSubmissionGuide This is a big one for potential impact. It can appear daunting. You can write up your own or work through the online form. With all the support available, at CAN and with this, it should be fairly quick and easy. As always […]

CCC Waimairi-Rd 2020

CC Waimairi Road

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/302 due 7.4.20 Council will need a lot of support to accomplish this. Please consider making a polite submission. Draft Sub Thanks to Council for better use of roads for transport and increased road safety. Removing on street parking can be contentious, but is clearly needed both to maintain traffic flow and to increase road […]

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ECan Annual Plan 2020

https://haveyoursay.ecan.govt.nz/betterfuture       due 25 March Please do make a submission. Too many of us have gotten busy and government needs reminding that we really do want to cycle where we need to go and to do so safely. Submission from Spokes Canterbury Thank you for tackling so many pressing issues for the health of the natural […]

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CCC Annual Plan 2020-21

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/299 Due 9 April Draft Sub Spokes thanks Council for this opportunity to offer our recommendations on the cycling projects and funding in the proposed draft Annual Plan 2020-21. Spokes fully supports the MCR’s and delivering them as quickly as possible. We need more MCR’s and a completed city wide cycle network.       […]

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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 […]