Cycle Aware Wellington 2010/2011 Annual Report

Cycle Aware Wellington 2010/2011 Annual Report

Notable achievements by CAW in 2010/11
Go By Bike Day 2011

  • Organised Go by Bike day 16 Feb 2011
  • Achieved Thorndon Quay clearway!
  • Ran cyclist/bus driver workshops
  • Organised "Cruise the Waterfront" campaign to promote shared use of Waterfront
  • Vote Bike campaign to raise profile of cycling in local election (and election of cycle friendly Mayor Celia!)
  • Organised Big Bike Fix up on 2010-10-10
  • Helped organise Great Harbour Way/ Te Aranui o Pōneke launch 21 November 2010
  • Presented information from Wellington Black Spots map to WCC
  • Represented at GWRC Active Transport Forum, WCC Sustainable and Active Transport Reference Group
  • Advocated successfully for more bike parking in Wellington
  • Advised on Hutt Rd improvements at Spotlight
  • Represented people on bikes in media
  • Negotiated with GWRC about cycles on trains and buses
  • Submissions:
    • Lowering speed limits in Kelburn, Brooklyn, Miramar, Oriental Bay, Golden Mile
    • Removal of parking in Evans Bay to complete cycle lane
    • Draft Waterfront Development Plan
    • WCC Draft Climate Change Action Plan
  • Helped host national CAN Do event
  • Helped shift CAN office from Willis St to Newtown
  • Assisted at Frocks on Bikes events

And in the year ahead:

  • Advocate for bikes on buses
  • more bus driver / cyclist workshops
  • Sept 24 Moving Planet day of action on climate change


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