Cycling Advocates Network in NZ's online encyclopedia, Te Ara

In the early 2000s the Cycling Advocates Network (CAN), formed in 1997, spearheaded the cycle lobby. It lobbied local councils and transport authorities for cycle-friendly amenities such as cycle lanes and designated cycle paths, and organised ‘bike to work’ days to encourage cycle commuting.

from Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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