The Cycling Safety Panel reported in 2014. This year, 16 people have died while cycling. Four in the past week. It's clear not enough is being done to reduce risk and protect people on bikes. The Cycling Action Network (CAN) Board meets this weekend, and will continue to work with our partners to reduce risk. We're dedicated to safer cycling. What's in progress? - CAN runs Share the Road workshops with heavy vehicle drivers, and cyclists - NZTA and ACC have announced $24m for cycle skills training - The Urban Cycleways Programme is delivering hundreds of km of bike lanes and cycleways. We'll meet with Ministers in the new Government to press for action. We're counting on your support. Join us.
News: September 2017
It's amazing to see the spread of good cycle infrastructure in Christchurch, along with the completion of new buildings and streets in the CBD. Strange things are happening though- the high-quality route on St Asaph Street is under threat of well-meaning 'changes' that CAN members ought keep an eye on. Do you use St Asaph St on a bicycle? Do you have children who go to Discovery? Do you think you will use the Metro sports facility and access it by bicycle? If so, or even if you're not in Christchurch but want to see good quality cycle infrastructure supported in all NZ cities, take a look at this consultation proposing changes to the cycleway and let Christchurch City Council know what you think.CCC staff and the transport engineers doing an assessment of the cycleway have flagged that the proposed Option Two, which will cost $1,200,000 and put in more carparks, has some road safety...
Patrick has completed the Tour Aotearoa, a 3000 km ride from Cape Reinga to Bluff starting on 10 February 2018. Together, we raised more than $6,000 for Cycling Action Network through CAN's Give a Little campaign."Thank you for your generosity," says Patrick. CAN is New Zealand's national network of cycling advocates. We work with government, local authorities, businesses and the community on behalf of cyclists, for a better cycling environment. CAN is an incorporated society (registration number 1139912) and a registered charity (registration number CC36909).Tour AotearoaTour Aotearoa is one of the world’s great bikepacking trips: stretching 3,000km from Cape Reinga to Bluff it follows a combination of cycle trails, tracks, paths and lanes connected by the most enjoyable country roads available. The Tour Aotearoa is designed by Jonathan Kennett, a New Zealand...