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 this Hoon Hay area (Lower Cashmere area).
Spokes questions why some areas are 30kph and some 40kph eg Sumner.
The submission for the two consultations was identical apart from the area.
The wording of the submissions follows, with the difference bolded like this.
Both submissions started:
Spokes Canterbury is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members that and is affiliated with the national Cycling Action Network (CAN). Spokes is dedicated to including cycling as an everyday form of transport in the greater Christchurch area.