Take action on safer roads - CAN wants to hear from youHere at Cycling Action Network we say it's time for a new approach to road safety. After four years of rising traffic deaths, and years of weak action by the Government and Councils, it's time for change. New Minister Julie Anne Genter has announced a Road Safety Summit, and we need to speak up. CAN is launching a major campaign, and need to hear from you. Please take 5-10 minutes to have your say at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/safercyclingNext, we'll analyse the results and launch a petition based on what you tell us. This is not just about people on bikes. We'll all be better off with better street designs, safer speeds, and effective education and regulation. When you fight for change, there is always a backlash. But by...
News: February 2018
We've launched a major, survey-based campaign to build support for better road safety, with Vision Zero taking a central role.Take our quick survey: We're asking organisations, groups and individuals round NZ to tell us - and Government - what measures and policies YOU need to feel safer making journeys by bike. We'll be bringing the results to the Government's major Road Safety Summit in coming weeks.This will give CAN and our allies powerful information and support in our journey to get more people on bikes more often, enhancing our communities and environment.People on bikes will benefit from safer speeds, investment in quality cycleways, better intersection designs, smarter enforcement of road rules, and effective education for all road users. Our communities will be enhanced with improved safety, more pleasant streets and better transport choices for everyone.
Palmerston North, 29 July 2018 What? The CAN Do is our annual workshop that brings together cycling advocates from around New Zealand. CAN Do will supercharge your advocacy for safer streets and for more kids on bikes. Why? The CAN Do includes strategic planning, inspiring presentations, and campaigning skills training. It showcases local group achievements and activities. CAN Do is rounded off with a fun ride, great food and drink. Where? Sport Manawatu, 47 Queen St, Palmerston North When? Sunday 29 July 2018, from 9:30am - 4pm. We'll also go for a ride on Saturday afternoon (meet at Sport Manawatu, 47 Queen St at 2pm), then gather for a meal. The national cycling and walking conference is 30 July to 1 August, at the PN Conference & Function Centre, 354 Main St. Who?...