Government must move faster to avoid more cyclists dying under trucks
News release from Cycling Action Network
The Government is not moving fast enough to protect New Zealanders say advocates, following a third fatal crash involving a truck and a cyclist in a month.
Five of the last 7 cyclist fatalities involved a truck.
Cycling advocates call for action on making Hawkes Bay roads safer
The death of a cyclist on Brookfields Rd yesterday highlights the need for Councils to make roads safer, say cycling advocates.
Cantabrians, join Spokes Canterbury for a leisurely ride to see what all the fuss is about around the Heathcote Expressway Cycle
This section of the cycleway is still out for consultation due to protest from property and businesses owners about loss of on-street parking spaces. This is a BIG deal, so come and have a look for yourself, enjoy the ride and have your say in the matter.
Joint submission on draft GPS 2018
For PDF of full statement with references click here.
Chair’s Report 2016 to 17
This is the report a summary of which was approved by CAN's 2017 AGM. The new Governance system of CAN and the new fee subscription system were also approved at the AGM, so some parts of this report were superseded then.
This report summarises the activities of CAN’s central Committee, paid staff and national-body volunteers since the 2016 AGM in Hamilton. ‘Headline’ issues included-
Click through here for an online version of this recent edition of CAN's periodical. Articles on overtaking gap research, cycle touring experiences, quaxing and more.
No it’s not to do with route finding but the Government Policy Statement on land transport 2018
‘I don’t know the actual law, but I’m sure it is against some law’. Steven Muir writes about being made to feel like a criminal without being given much supporting evidence:
My crime? I wanted to carry three lengths of stainless steel home on my bike for my latest trailer project.
It’s a pretty standard part of any cycleway debate to have someone say “But we’re not Amsterdam, people are never going to bike here”
Here I review Pete Jordan’s In the City of Bikes, an immigrant American’s view of biking in Amsterdam, and Janette Sadik Khan’s Streetfight, about her battle to turn New York into the Amsterdam of the US.