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 […]

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Northcote Road and Lydia Street Transport Improvements

Ref: https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/528 Introduction “Spokes” – Spokes Canterbury (http://www.spokes.org.nz/) – is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 followers 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 and Canterbury areas. We would like the opportunity […]

SH1 Rolleston Flyover – NZTA

Spokes Submission on Plans for the Flyover to be Constructed in Rolleston. https://www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/sh1-rolleston/tell-us-what-you-think/ Submitted on 22/7/22 by email to rollestonflyover@nzta.govt.nz Spokes Canterbury (Inc.) 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 […]

Ashburton District Council Play, Active Recreation and Sport Strategy

Spokes Canterbury (Inc.) Oral Submission on the Draft Ashburton District Council Play, Active Recreation and Sport Strategy. As presented by video conference by our Chair, Don Babe on 8 June 2022   Good morning Mayor, Councillors and Staff. Spokes written submission was centred around the transport to and from particularly organised play, active recreation and […]

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 […]