Selwyn District Council (Draft) Annual Plan 2022/23

Reference: https://yoursay.selwyn.govt.nz/annualplan22 Thank you for the opportunity to make comments about the proposed annual plan. The four projects that are being specifically consulted on have very little to do with biking so no preference is declared. However, it has been observed that the Trices Road Plan Change has been approved and the Lincoln Plan Change […]

Spokes AGM. Thursday May 26th 6.00pm. St Albans Community Centre / Kohinga

Spokes 2022 AGM will be held at Albans Community Centre – Kohinga  1049 Colombo Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Car and Bike Parking at 126 Caledonian Road Kohinga is most easily accessed from Colombo St, and is approximately 100m south of Colombo St in Edgeware Village Please watch this space as previous minutes and agenda […]

Slow speeds neighbourhood – Papanui (CCC – 503)

From: secretary@spokes.org.nz <secretary@spokes.org.nz> Sent: Tuesday, 3 May 2022 11:45 a.m. To: ‘hannah.ballantyne@ccc.govt.nz’ <hannah.ballantyne@ccc.govt.nz> Subject: Submission on Slow speeds neighbourhood – Papanui / 503 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/503 Slow speeds neighbourhood – Papanui Spokes Canterbury fully supports: Slow Speed Neighbourhoods as a concept, but speed limits need to be 30 km/h on local roads and 40 km/h on arterial […]

Opawa neighbourhood safety improvements (CCC – 501)

From: secretary@spokes.org.nz <secretary@spokes.org.nz> Sent: Tuesday, 3 May 2022 12:25 p.m. To: ‘hannah.ballantyne@ccc.govt.nz’ <hannah.ballantyne@ccc.govt.nz> Subject: Submission on Opawa neighbourhood safety improvements / 501 Hi Hannah Here is Spokes Canterbury’s submission on Opawa neighbourhood safety improvements. Ref: https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/501 Spokes Canterbury supports the proposed Opawa neighbourhood safety improvements in principle. Spokes questions why the speed limit is set […]

Worcester Street cycleway connection (CCC – 488)

Spokes Submission to CCC on Worcester Street cycleway connection https://ccc.govt.nz/the–council/haveyoursay/show/488 Introduction 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 in the greater Christchurch area. We would […]

Antigua Street cycle improvements (CCC – 487)

Ref: https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/487 Introduction 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 in the greater Christchurch area. We would like the opportunity to appear at any public […]

Linwood Village streetscape plan (CCC – 486)

(Re: https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/486) Fri 4/03/2022 11:00 a.m. Hi Hannah and CCC team As discussed here is our late but acceptable submission in terms of timeliness. On balance Spokes really likes this set of changes and is excited to see these changes and further changes mooted for Worcester St per https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/488. For cyclists Worcester St offers a […]

Spokes Submission to NZTA / Waka Kotahi on SH76 Brougham Street upgrade (FINAL – as submitted)

Spokes Submission to NZTA on SH76 Brougham Street upgrade https://www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/sh76-brougham-street-upgrade/ v03Final Spokes Submission to NZTA on Brougham Street – SH76 Changes starting 2022.docx NB Where I cannot replicate the submission exactly – ie images and highlighting – I have commented on the difference by using bold italics like this. Executive Summary Spokes supports the overarching […]

Spokes Submission to CCC on Lincoln Road peak-hour bus lanes (CCC – 461)

https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/461 Introduction 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 in the greater Christchurch area. We would like the opportunity to appear at any public hearing […]