As submitted on 16/8/21 by Chris Abbott, Spokes Canterbury’s secretary and submissions convenor. Tennyson Street serves many purposes – in order of approximate decreasing vulnerability it is used by: – pedestrians including children of all ages and the elderly – cyclists – motorised vehicles of all sizes from Motorcycles and mopeds thru cars thru SUVs […]
Submissions on two CCC consultations affecting cyclists were due to close on 20/7/21: – Lower Cashmere area speed review – https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/421 – Hoon Hay area speed review – https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/422 The science is very clear – lower speeds lead to less injuries and fatalities. Spokes supports the adoption of a 30kph limit everywhere in suburban streets, such as […]
Spokes Canterbury – Submission 23 June 2021 email@example.com Hīkina te Kohupara – Kia mauri ora ai te iwi Transport Emissions: Pathways to Net Zero by 2050 He waka eke noa Spokes is a cycle advocacy group in Christchurch, with approximately 1,200 members and is affiliated with the national Cycling Action Network (CAN). Spokes is dedicated to […]
Biketober 2021 is only a few months away and already there are heaps of ideas for events, including the ever popular Biketober Passport, Biketober Rave, and Bikes, Beers and Banter – plus several new events that will be announced in the not too distant future. 🤩 If YOU (yes YOU) have an idea for an […]
Once again it is time for our AGM. This year it will be held at the Pegasus Arms, 14 Oxford Terrace (near Christchurch Hospital). The Pegasus Arms is also easily accessed from Tuam Street between Antigua & Montreal Street, closer to Antigua Street end. Emily Cambridge, a Landscape Architect working in the area of Active […]
Together we cycle Against all odds, the Dutch kept cycling. In this documentary, people tell the story of navigating a bumpy road which ultimately led to a place where cycling is an obvious choice for most. Opening night screening: Lumiere Cinema, Rolleston Ave, Arts Centre, Christchurch 29 April @ 7.30pm. Drinks & nibbles from 6.30pm.