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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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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 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 Red Cliff’s Village and Monck’s Spur

This is due in on Monday 7 May https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/137#form-message Cycle parking is grossly inadequate. Cycle infrastructure is minimal and substandard. This one needs to go back for a full redraft. Spokes is glad to read that lower speeds in the village will be implemented. A 30 km/h limit will make for a safer and more […]

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CCC Free Parking

First hour of parking free in the CBD? Minimum cost of $400,000.00 per year. 40-68% of existing parking in CBD underutilized Read the proposal and offer your sub by Monday 30 April at https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/138 Spokes Sub Thank you for the opportunity to make a formal submission on the proposal to continue to provide one hour […]

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Government Policy Statement Transport

This is the central government’s policy statement on transport. It determines what kind of transport funding is prioritized. This is in draft form and taking submissions. Due in by Wednesday 2 May. http://www.transport.govt.nz/ourwork/keystrategiesandplans/gpsonlandtransportfunding/ Spokes Canterbury supports the submission made by Cycling Action Network. Expanding on this submission we reiterate and add to it. Support for […]

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CCC Radley Park and Heathcote River Dredging

Of interest to those who ride in the Beckenham/Opawa/Woolston/Ferry Road areas. Due Wednesday 18 April https://cccgovtnz.cwp.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/132 The Opawaho River Route MCR goes up Clarendon Tce on its way to Ferry Road. This is a bit of a loop, good for accessing businesses, not that inviting for cycle commuters or the interested but concerned. Sheldon Street […]

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CCC Speed limit changes Yaldhurst and Harewood

Spokes draft submission Covering a number of areas this will be of interest to those using Harewood Road to commute to the airport, students at Harewood School and those who use Guy’s, Gardiner’s or Hussey Roads. Due 16 April Link to Council site to make submissions https://cccgovtnz.cwp.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/134 Reducing speed limits can make good sense and […]