Tennyson Street – Pedestrian island improvements

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 […]

Courtesy of CCC

Hoon Hay and Lower Cashmere area Speed Reviews

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’ Submission on Transport Emissions: Pathways to Net Zero by 2050 – as submitted

Spokes Canterbury – Submission 23 June 2021 submissions@spokes.org.nz 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 […]

Deans Bush / Pūtaringamotu

References: https://riccartonhouse.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Putaringamotu-Riccarton-Bush-Consultation.pdf https://riccartonhouse.co.nz/putaringamotu-riccarton-bush-major-enhancement-project/ Spokes Canterbury is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members and is affiliated with the national Cycling Action Network (CAN).  Spokes Canterbury is dedicated to including cycling as an everyday form of transport in the greater Christchurch area. If you require further information or there are matters requiring clarification, please […]

SH75 (Halswell Road and Lincoln Road) Bus Priority

Submitted 31/May/2021 SUBMISSION FROM SPOKES CANTERBURY Spokes Canterbury is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members 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. We would like the opportunity to appear at any public […]

Together we Cycle – DUTCH FILM FESTIVAL 29 APRIL & 2 MAY 2021 Celebrating Dutch Culture

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.

Spokes submission to CCC Long Term Plan 2021-31

Ref:         CCC 2021-31 Long Term Plan https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/386 Open for feedback: 12th March 2021 – 18th April 2021. Spokes Canterbury (http://www.spokes.org.nz/) is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members and is affiliated with the national Cycling Action Network (CAN – https://can.org.nz/).   Spokes is dedicated to including cycling as an everyday form of transport […]