News: November 2012

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Nov

FLEETBIKES FLYERCycle Action Waikato (CAWaikato) have 2 Fleetbikes to loan to Hamilton Businesses*These fleetbikes will enable your staff to reduce their vehicle usage for short work-based trips.They are great for getting to and from inner city meetings and, the bikes are fitted with large waterproof saddlebags for carrying all the goodies you may need.Your organisation could be the next to benefit! - REGISTER NOW... Fill in the attached (Application of interest) form and email it to: - cawaikato@can.org.nzContact PersonRob Davidson : - Cycle Action WaikatoPh 07 856 5217Email - cawaikato@can.org.nz 

November 26, 2012
Patrick
14
Nov

April 13-14, 2013, Auckland.Are you passionate about more people on bikes, more often? Join us in the heart of Auckland on 13-14 April for CAN's National Cycling Summit.  The weekend included CAN's AGM, workshops, training, rides, plenty of food and drink and a chance to catch up with fellow "CANners" from around New Zealand.Evaluation report, 2 May 2013More details about previous CAN DosVenue: Pioneer Womens' Hall, Cnr High St and Freyburg Place, Auckland CBDCAN's Roles and AchievementsUPDATED Programme is attached below.Keynote Speaker:  Jonathan Daly – GHD Melbourne "The politics of cooperation in the age of sharing: a new paradigm for bicycle advocacy"Panel:  Winning hearts and minds “Collaboration & partnership in action” Stephen Town, NZTA Regional Manager,...

November 14, 2012
Patrick
12
Nov

Full submission attached as pdf below.Thank you for your email of 4 October 2012 inviting our organisation to present our views for the next stage of the Safer Journeys road safety strategy. We appreciate the opportunity to put forward our thoughts and welcome any further engagement in the development and implementation of the resulting Action Plan and initiatives.This submission has been prepared by members of the Cycling Advocates' Network with expertise in road safety.Covers: alcohol (lowering BAC to 0.05), safer speeds, speed enforcement, unsafe intersections, danger reduction, compulsory 3rd Party Motor Vehicle insurance, and safety in numbers.

November 12, 2012
Patrick
7
Nov

CAN's Cycling Suits programme is great for businesses and organisations looking to promote healthy active behaviour among employees. Cycling Suits offers three products which an organisation can use in any combination.Gearing Up, a 60 minute in-house seminarMaking the Move, a 90 minute on-road workshopBecoming a Bike Friendly Employer, a consultation and advice service for employersThe Gearing Up and Making the Move sessions are designed for people who know how to ride a bike, but would like to start using their bikes to ride to work or to enhance their leisure riding. The aim is to get bike-curious employees comfortable and keen to use their bikes more often. Attendees receive hand outs and freebies, and the instructor will have a bicycle, helmet, and gear on hand to demonstrate key facts, and answer any questions attendees may have.The Becoming a Bike Friendly Employer is a workplace...

November 7, 2012
Patrick
5
Nov

.Last week for public consultation on the New Plymouth Central Area Urban Design The public survey that can be completed online closes this Friday, 9th November.The survey form can be reached here.

November 5, 2012
Graeme