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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 Thank you for this opportunity to contribute to the Board’s 2020-2022 plan. 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 overdue and underfunded safe […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]