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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 Wednesday 20 March 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 […]

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CCC Memorial Greers

The corner of Memorial Ave and Greers Road to be made more ‘efficient’. The Orbiter and motorists are inconvenienced by people on bikes and all those kids going to school on foot. The solution? Remove the cycle lane, narrow the footpath. (See Spokes FB page posting for Council diagram and letter in 21.2.19 post) Memorial […]

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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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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 […]

CCC CNC Cranford Street

Duelling Consultations Closes tomorrow, Friday 18.5.18 In preparing a submission on Council’s Cranford Street Changes Spokes has stumbled upon another consultation on the project being conducted by the Christchurch Northern Corridor Alliance(CNC). This one closes tomorrow, 18 May. It seems it was initiated in response to business and resident concerns over loss of on street […]

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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 […]