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CCC Old Redcliffs School Park

CCC Old Redcliff’s School            due 17.12.18 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/181 What a great park design with sports fields, impressive playground and a new community hall. Just perfect, if this were 1985. Council has made numerous statements in support of cycling. Yet these plans and the Redcliff’s Transport Project fail to provide for, or even mention cycling. Plans show […]

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CCC Redcliffs Transport

Redcliffs Transport Project due 17.12.18 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/207 Main Road offers cycle lanes and Beachville Road is part of the Coastal Pathway. Both should feature prominently in this “transport project”. Neither are mentioned or depicted. With no provisions for cycling infrastructure indicated it would seem that Council has simply opted for parents driving children to school. Main […]

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CCC Lincoln Road Bus Priority and cycling

CCC Lincoln Bus Lanes and Cycling Closes 4.12.18 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/184 Christchurch – Where the Future is On the Bus Submission made to CCC 4.12.18 This plan continues to build for cars, prioritizes this route for buses and offers leftovers for people on bicycles. This is business as usual with a few tweaks. Albert Einstein observed “The […]

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Our Space

Our Space   The Future of Cycling is Riding the Bus or How to  marginalize cycling to force sharing the costs of public transport. From http://greaterchristchurch.org.nz/ourspace/ Due 30.11.18 email subs to ourspace@greaterchristchurch.org.nz This consultation impacts cycling by focusing funding and attention on public transport with cycling playing a very minor role in meeting people’s transport needs. […]

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ECan Regional Public Transport Plan

https://haveyoursay.ecan.govt.nz/connect-canterbury Due 14 October Spokes appreciates the RPTP focus on zero emissions and an integrated transport system. It is especially heartening to see “Objective 1D: To support compact urban form and multi-modal journeys, the delivery of public transport is integrated with land use development, quality infrastructure, and innovative technology.” Supported by “The delivery of enhanced […]

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CCC Quarryman’s Trail Changes

Quarryman’s Trail to be on South of Sparks Closes 12 September. https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/179 Links from above page called plans, but each is a continuation of the project. There are not several plans on offer. Note that these are sheets 1-4 and presented out of order on the site. Sheet numbers on middle bottom of each sheet. […]

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CCC Slow Speed Extension

CCC Slow Speed Extension Sub http://cccgovtnz.cwp.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/177 Closes 4 September Spokes Canterbury generally supports lowering speed limits as presented in this proposal. The 10km/h limit is likely to be unrealistic as many people will cycle at a slightly faster rate simply to maintain balance and manoeuvrability. With cycling in the central city primarily on shared streets […]

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CCC Barrington Mall Driveway

Not much room to do what is needed but some tweaking would really help. Subs in support just to remind Council that we would like to stay alive are always a good idea. Barrington Mall Driveway to be made a bit safer, for cars and pedestrians. Closes 22 August https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/112 Spokes draft sub The Setting […]

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CCC Woolston Village

CCC Woolston Village Sub Opens 5.6.18 closes 3.7.18 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/151 Spokes sub made 2.7.18 With cycle lanes of 1.6 to 1.8m width with no buffer zone hard up against on street parking this project is unsafe and fails to apply Council’s own Cycle Design Guidelines while undermining Council’s stated intent to encourage the ‘interested but concerned’ […]

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CCC Cranford Street Changes

https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/142 Closes 4.6.18 This is the second opportunity to submit on the mess to be made of Cranford Street. Please share your thoughts with Council. Seeking to make it easier to commute by car from north of Chch NZTA built the ‘Northern Corridor’. This ‘upgrades’ Cranford Street to move the congestion on Main N Road […]