Everyday cycling is under threat of extinction. That's the warning from New Zealand cycling advocates.
“The 2006 Census shows a further decrease in the numbers of people cycling to work, to nearly 2% of commuters,” says Cycling Advocates’ Network (CAN) chair Robert Ibell.
"Kiwis should have the choice of biking to work," says Mr. Ibell. "But right now that choice doesn't exist for many people because they think our roads are too unsafe."
“People who cycle to work help reduce pollution and congestion. They also improve their own health, which means fewer days off work,...