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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 Bay Area Skate Park

Bay Area Skate Park Seeks input as to best location for a skate park in the Redcliffs/Sumner area. Closes 26 February     https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/53       Submission Spokes Canterbury strongly urges that adequate, expandable, secure cycle parking and end of trip facilities are included as part of all recreational facilities. Enabling people to cycle […]

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St Asaph Street – Have your say

Some businesses in St Asaph Street have approached the CCC asking for more parking (53 more parks) to go onto the street beside the cycleway. The CCC are asking for comment from the public on two options: A few small changes to increase safety (and not parking) or a million dollars worth of work to put in the extra parks at ratepayers cost. Let our Council know how you feel about this.

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Hospital Corner Full Submission

12 August 2017   RE:        Otakaro Ltd. Hospital Corner Submission   SUBMISSION FROM SPOKES CANTERBURY Spokes Canterbury is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members that is affiliated with the national Cycling Advocates Network (CAN). All submissions are developed online and include member’s input. Spokes is dedicated to including cycling as an […]

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Hospital Corner HELP KEEP IT OPEN

Hi All: Hospital Corner, Riccarton Avenue/Oxford Tce/Antigua, is a junction for the north south cycle route Antigua/Rolleston and the east west cycle route Riccarton Avenue/Tuam via Antigua. With the hospital expansion and new Outpatients Services this already busy area will see thousands more cars and pedestrians unloading and crossing. Otakaro Ltd has proposed that people […]