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 […]
Subs due 15 April link https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/226 With millions already spent to create car dependency and gridlock it will take lots of submissions to stop this madness. Help out the neighbourhoods in the north east of Christchurch while also working for better cycling infrastructure. Even a simple sub stating non support and asking for public and […]
CCC Annual Plan Due 1 April Please make a sub Now. Even a short sub counts and Spoke’s sub is counted as one by Council. Link https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/227 The link provides links to both the summary and complete draft Long Term Plans. Spokes supports Council’s moving forward the completion dates of Major Cycle Routes, MCR’s. Spokes […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Unless people who cycle get active, the promised cycle routes will be far less safe and possibly not even constructed.