Cycling advocates say the Island Bay design is safe.
Nearly 30 parking spaces along Masterton's busiest stretch of road are about to be rubbed out to make way for cycle lanes.
The new lanes, running on both sides of the street between the town's northern and southern roundabouts, have just been signed off by the Masterton District Council. They will go in next month as part of a $200,000 Masterton cycling initiative by the New Zealand Transport Authority.
New Scientist article describes a portable cycle "Light Lane" that straps to the back of a bike. A laser projects an image of a cycle lane onto the road directly behind the cyclist to remind approaching cars to leave room.
CRITICAL MASS, DUNEDIN
Every last Friday of the month, 5:30pm Otago Museum Lawn.
Numbers vary from 10 - 200. Come along, spread the word !
a worldwide phenomenon, of which wikipedia describes it well