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CCC Speed limit changes Yaldhurst and Harewood

Spokes draft submission Covering a number of areas this will be of interest to those using Harewood Road to commute to the airport, students at Harewood School and those who use Guy’s, Gardiner’s or Hussey Roads. Due 16 April Link to Council site to make submissions https://cccgovtnz.cwp.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/134 Reducing speed limits can make good sense and […]

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CCC Long Term Plan 2018 Submission

Please comment with your ideas, share and do make a submission! Due in by April 13. https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/125   Submission from Spokes Canterbury  Submission Synopsis Appreciation for the Major Cycleways Acknowledge and compensate for the inequitable funding of cycling infrastructure over the past decades Revisit, improve and deliver the implied promise of Share and Idea and […]

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CCC Kilmore Colombo to Durham

For those who commute east west through the city plans for Kilmore Street need your submissions. https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/113                                 Closes 21.3.18   This is Spokes take: The Accessible City Plan does a very poor job of providing safe cycling infrastructure for commuter cyclists. Kilmore Street should do the best job possible to make up for this. Please […]

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CCC Main Road Plan

Due by 19 February This is a very short consultation period and Council is seeking only feedback on relocating the bus stop. That is too bad, as the cycle infrastructure proposed is sub standard. No doubt it is too late to make the changes required. The Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board will be restricted to the bus […]

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CCC Cumnor Tce 1 Way

Cumnor Tce between Garlands and Marshall Streets to be one way. Making this one way allows for better safety at Garlands Road and improves amenity of this riverside path. Part of Heathcote Expressway MCR Closes 19 February 2018 https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/115 Spokes supports this proposal. With minimal inconvenience for motorists and better safety for cyclists and pedestrians […]

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CCC Changes to Denton Park

Changes to Denton Park Closes 26 March 2018 This consultation is to broadly gauge issues with the conversion of some recreational usage to a library, sports centre and community centre. It seeks input from those who live in the area or would use facilities sought. https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/111 Submission Spokes Canterbury strongly urges that adequate, expandable, secure […]

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CCC Bay Area Skate Park

Bay Area Skate Park Seeks input as to best location for a skate park in the Redcliffs/Sumner area. Closes 26 February     https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/53       Submission Spokes Canterbury strongly urges that adequate, expandable, secure cycle parking and end of trip facilities are included as part of all recreational facilities. Enabling people to cycle […]

Church Square Speed Limit

This closes tomorrow, 11 December Spokes submission below made to Council on 11 December https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/105 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 […]