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CAN Forum exists to achieve good information exchange between active members of the Cycling Advocates Network of NZ, including the Committee, Staff and representatives of affiliated local groups.

Where issues require wider distribution or discussion they can also be posted to the 'CAN' group. Note that this group consists of all site users with logins, which includes non-members.

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Posted on 11 February, 2010 - 16:02 by Patrick
Thirteen cycle trails nationwide are a step closer to becoming part of the national cycleway.
Posted on 4 February, 2010 - 13:37 by Patrick
NZ Transport Agency has $7 million over 2 years for the Model Communities programme. The funding starts 1 July 2010. Ask your council if they are applying. 
Posted on 3 February, 2010 - 16:34 by Anne F
Has your local or regional council created an online 'issue notification form'?
Posted on 2 February, 2010 - 16:55 by AlastairS
Skills Active is currently undertaking consultation on the cyclist skills instructor
Posted on 24 December, 2009 - 20:53 by npcycle
when there is a cycle lane, motorists drive within their own marked lane with less recognition of the need to provide a safe and comfortable passing distance to those using the cycle lane
Posted on 24 December, 2009 - 12:39 by Patrick
New research shows that cycle helmets useful for "simple falls or tumbles" but not for impacts from cars.
Posted on 20 November, 2009 - 12:11 by LizM
CAN do 2009Hi
Posted on 8 April, 2009 - 10:17 by Patrick
Tips for drivers and cyclists, from NZTA and the Ministry of HealthHey, cyclists! Here are some tips for staying safe while cycling.
Posted on 10 March, 2009 - 13:27 by Alex admin
 Presenting Submissions in Person Submissions may be to a Council meeting, special hearing panel, Community Board, or other agency Board meeting Where the opportunity is avai
Posted on 10 March, 2009 - 12:47 by Alex admin
A lot simpler than a "technical"/detailed submission May be a simple email or reply post form with "I support/Don't Support" Can be viewed with some importance by Politicians
Posted on 10 March, 2009 - 12:10 by Alex admin
  "Numbers will get you the project.  Detail will get you a quality project." (Glen Koorey, 2007)
Posted on 21 September, 2008 - 17:12 by Graeme
Motor vehicle speed is a leading cause of traffic crashes and fatalities in New Zealand.  In 2008, 61 percent of drivers exceeded the urban speed limit and 85 percent of drivers are travelling 57 k