A cyclist was spat at after being nearly run off the road in central Christchurch last week. (Kirk Hargreaves)

CCC Victoria Street

Spokes-CCC Victoria St Sub Due in 27 May https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/175 Victoria Street is a designated cycle route. This plan offers unsafe infrastructure to preserve on street parking. Your submission is needed. Use your own words, tell your stories of cycling hard up against parked cars while squeezed in by cars. Draft Submission Public Sentiment and City […]

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CCC CNC DEMP Northern Arterial

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 […]

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CCC Annual Plan 2019

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 […]

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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 1 April 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 work […]

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CCC Long Term Plan 2018 Submission

Please comment with your ideas, share and do make a submission! Due in by April 13. https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/125   Submission from Spokes Canterbury  Submission Synopsis Appreciation for the Major Cycleways Acknowledge and compensate for the inequitable funding of cycling infrastructure over the past decades Revisit, improve and deliver the implied promise of Share and Idea and […]

Church Square Speed Limit

This closes tomorrow, 11 December Spokes submission below made to Council on 11 December https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/105 Spokes supports Council in recognizing that density and multi modal use in this residential area requires a lower speed limit. Slower speeds can make the roads feel safer for those on foot and bicycle while also signalling drivers to slow […]

Dyers Pass Speed Limit

Dyers Pass from Cashmere/Centaurus to Lyttleton Speed reduction to 60 Km/h Due by 18 December Spokes thanks Council for taking the initiative to make this narrow winding road a bit safer. With more people on bicycles accessing the Port Hills and even more commuting from Lyttleton to Christchurch via Dyers Pass Road this speed limit […]

CCC 2017 December Subs Update

CCC 2017 December Subs Update Lighting in Hoon Hay Park so local kids can do basketball practice at night. https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/109 Closes 18 December A simple request to add bicycle parking near to where nighttime users will be able to be in easy sight of it to increase security. Spokes Canterbury applauds Council for meeting the […]