CCC Safer Speed Plan

Vision and Principles of the Safer Speed Plan Spokes Canterbury strongly supports the vision and principles of the Safer Speed Plan.   The research is clear that speed is a factor in death and serious injury and the risk is significantly reduced by lowering speeds in neighbourhood streets.     There is now growing evidence in Aotearoa, confirming […]

Reshaping Streets

Tēnā koutou katoa Thank you for the opportunity to comment on Reshaping Streets. Introduction Spokes Canterbury (http://www.spokes.org.nz/) – is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 followers.  Spokes 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 […]

Waterloo Road Safety Improvements

Ref: https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/439 Introduction “Spokes” – Spokes Canterbury (http://www.spokes.org.nz/) – is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 followers.  Spokes 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 and Canterbury areas. We would like the opportunity […]

Centaurus Road roundabout – pedestrian safety improvements

Notes: 1. Formatting on this web page does not exactly match the submitted email – but the wording and intent are the same. 2. Sam Sharland is CCC’s Engagement Advisor for this change. Kind regards, Chris Abbott. https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/510 From: secretary@spokes.org.nz <secretary@spokes.org.nz> Sent: Friday, 3 June 2022 12:22 p.m. To: Sam Sharland (samantha.sharland@ccc.govt.nz) <samantha.sharland@ccc.govt.nz> Subject: Centaurus […]

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 […]