Almost everyone surveyed says they think the separated cycleways have improved their safety and comfort.  (Joseph Johnson / Stuff)

Christchurch City Council survey suggests commuter behaviour changing because of cycleways

The Press, Christchurch, 13 December 2017 Christchurch’s cycleway scheme seems to be shifting the way people travel, with results from a recent survey suggesting the separated routes have encouraged some out of their cars. The $16,000 survey of 625 people using the Christchurch City Council-funded cycleways also pointed to users cycling more and feeling more […]

Church Square Speed Limit

This closes tomorrow, 11 December Spokes submission below made to Council on 11 December 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. 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 […]