News: February 2020

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Feb

Central city safer speeds  Wellington is planning to change the speed limits on most central city streets to 30km/h.This is your chance to have a say on the final proposal. Consultation is now open. You have until 5pm on 31 March 2020 to have a say. Have your say at https://lgwm.nz/saferspeeds Or email to info@lgwm.nz Suggested responses Do you support the proposal as shown which will lower the speed limit to 30km/h on the proposed streets? Strongly support Do you have any specific changes you would make to the proposal? Yes Please detail any changes you would make to the proposal: Extend it to Taranaki St, Vivian St, Kent Tce, Cambridge Tce, and the waterfront Quays. Best practice street design is 30 kmh where vehicles share with people on bikes, and significant number of pedestrians. (https://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/pedestrian-...

February 26, 2020
Patrick
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Feb

Wellington cyclists organised a Memorial Ride as a mark of respect for Brent Norriss, tragically killed on 3 February on Highway 2 near the BP station. We are deeply saddened. We gathered at Parliament Lawn at 5:15pm, Monday 17 February 2020. After a brief opportunity to speak, we departed at 5:30pm, rode along Thorndon Quay, Hutt Road, and gathered at the BP station to pay our respects. We rode on to Petone, then back to Wellington.Please wear redBrent Norriss' family asked people wear red at the Memorial Ride on Monday. "Dad had a love of the colour red. A lot of his cycle clothing was red. Could you possibly ask riders to wear something red for Dad? It may be a ribbon, a flower, a t-shirt or even red socks but that would be really special."Route: Parliament, Molesworth St, Aitken St, Mulgrave St, Thorndon Quay, Hutt Rd path,...

February 7, 2020
Patrick