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Linwood Public Transport Hub due 4.12

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/271 Council has again designed a “Kill Zone” for people on bicycles. Buckleys Road by the Eastgate Mall to feature deadly design.   Council needs to prioritize completing safe local cycle networks to support the Major Cycle Routes and to give all who would like to cycle the chance to do so and live. Please, make […]

urban traffic

CCC Cranford Street Transport Projects

Due on Monday  https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/257 The Northern Arterial Extension is set to increase cars on Cranford St from 20,000 a day to 40,000+. The neigbhourhoods trashed in support of urban sprawl and climate change. This is a non consultation submission process. Yes, strange and not fully explained. Suffice to say it is another chance to let […]

Bikes and watercraft

CCC Naval Point Lyttelton

CCC Naval Point Sub  Lyttelton Due 28.7 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/248 Submission from Spokes Canterbury Rate payers need some indication of the eventual total cost. How much more than $10.65 million will be required? We are offered 2 options with no indication of what the final overall costs might be. It is understood that there are many variables […]

parking in the cycle lane

CCC MCR S Express Making Elizabeth St more Car friendly

S Express MCR Elizabeth St/Division St Redux    Due 12 June Once again Council has sided with the NIMBY’s to downgrade safety on a Major Cycle Route. It will take LOTS of individual submissions to overcome this. Please take the few minutes necessary to speak out for the right of people to cycle safely. Link https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/243 […]

tram bike crash

CCC High Street

Yet another project focused on offering on street parking. For one key block this is a priority cycle route. Even if you avoid this area now, please consider making a submission to help others who have to cycle here. Link : https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/234 due 10.6 DRAFT SUB Thank you for trying to make the best of […]

A cyclist was spat at after being nearly run off the road in central Christchurch last week. (Kirk Hargreaves)

CCC Victoria Street

Spokes-CCC Victoria St Sub Due in 27 May https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/175 Victoria Street is a designated cycle route. This plan offers unsafe infrastructure to preserve on street parking. Your submission is needed. Use your own words, tell your stories of cycling hard up against parked cars while squeezed in by cars. Draft Submission Public Sentiment and City […]

urban traffic

CCC CNC DEMP Northern Arterial

Subs due 15 April link https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/226 With millions already spent to create car dependency and gridlock it will take lots of submissions to stop this madness. Help out the neighbourhoods in the north east of Christchurch while also working for better cycling infrastructure. Even a simple sub stating non support and asking for public and […]

on st car parks

CCC Annual Plan 2019

CCC Annual Plan     Due 1 April Please make a sub Now. Even a short sub counts and Spoke’s sub is counted as one by Council. Link https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/227 The link provides links to both the summary and complete draft Long Term Plans. Spokes supports Council’s moving forward the completion dates of Major Cycle Routes, MCR’s. Spokes […]

CCC MCR S Express 19 Map

CCC MCR Southern Express

This is a large much needed project. The first parts are covered here with the last sections leading to Hagley park to come. Link to Council Have Your Say Due in by 1 April https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/215 Overview The first take on it is that is more complicated than required. A quiet streets sharrows approach would work […]