Attached are slides from my talk at the 5th New Zealand Mobilities Symposium: Future mobilities and resilience, 3 July 2014Patrick Morgan
News: June 2014
1.5 million New Zealanders ride bikes, but less than 0.5 percent of the transport budget goes on cycling.We are missing out on compelling benefits for the whole community:- better health- cheap transport- less traffic congestion- prosperous business- safer streets- cleaner air- popular- funWe need protected cycle lanes on busy roads, safer speeds, and better training for drivers and those on bikes.When more people cycle more often, we all win.Sources: Ministry of Transport, CAN Have your say on the draft GPSFrom MoT: On 15 June the Minister of Transport, Hon Gerry Brownlee, released the draft Government Policy Statement on land transport 2015/16 to 2024/25 (the draft GPS 2015) for formal engagement.The draft GPS 2015 sets out the priorities and funding levels for land transport. To achieve this, it outlines national land transport objectives and investment...
Cycle Aware Wellington is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation aimed at improving conditions for cyclists and encouraging more people to bike more often. We advocate for people who use their bikes for transport and recreation. Since 1994, we have worked constructively with councils, government, business and the community on a wide variety of cycling projects. We represent 600 members and supporters, and the 70,000 Wellingtonians who ride bikes.Many people have questions about the planned cycleway. Here's some responses.What's the plan?We have an opportunity to improve quality of life in Island Bay, Berhampore and Newtown.Wellington City Council is upgrading cycling links to the city. We expect improvements for all road users including those on foot, on bikes, on buses and driving. We also expect benefits for businesses, property owners, and for the wider Wellington...