A discount scheme for bikes is needed to help more people get around more cheaply, be active, and reduce our emissions.Sign the petition In December 2019 the government introduced a discount for public sector workers to buy E bikes. *1That leaves out a lot of people. So we now want the government to be fair to everyone and implement a discount scheme that is open to ALL Kiwis AND includes both e-bikes and non e-bikes, and necessary equipment. The Climate Commission report said ‘Meeting a zero-carbon target by 2050 requires a major transformation of the transport system’ and recommended’ investing in public, active and rapid transit’.*2Two thirds of urban trips are less than 6 km, an easy 20-25 minute bike ride. With more people on bikes, more often, is great for everyone. Cutting emissions, reducing congestion, improved health...
News: July 2021
Cycling advocates are saddened to hear of the death of Andy Smith, who was a staunch, articulate and effective campaigner for pedestrians. As long-time Chair of Living Streets Aotearoa, he worked constructively with CAN and other transport bodies to help make streets more accessible, safe and attractive. Alongside cycling advocates, he was a key person behind the 2WALKandCYCLE conference series and an enthusiastic supporter of the SkyPath crossing of Auckland Harbour. We will miss Andy's colourful personality, his vision of a better transport system and his hard work as an advocate. July 2021