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CAN Portfolio group for development of CAN policies and providing technical (planning/design) advice

This group is for the development of CAN policies on various topics and providing technical (planning/design) advice to members and others.

This group work includes policy creation (framework already exists and several policies have been finalised), technical advice and discussion, legal advice and urban design assistance.

Usually posts in this area will be of the type "CAN Policy" and "CAN Technical". All group members may comment on any policy. In order to edit a policy or create a new one, however, you will need special privileges. If you want to do that, please send a message to the CAN Policy Development Coordinator (email

Latest Activity

Posted on 22 October, 2015 - 22:24 by Graeme
DefinitionNZTA defines a "power assisted cycle" as a bicycle that "has an auxiliary electric motor with a maximum power not exceeding 300W and is designed to be primarily propelled by the
Posted on 9 February, 2015 - 11:27 by AlastairS
Posted on 22 October, 2014 - 20:41 by DavidHawke
Policy Statement:
Posted on 23 September, 2014 - 21:49 by Graeme
 Policy Title:Health and Wellbeing Through CyclingFirst Produced: <
Posted on 8 September, 2014 - 15:58 by Graeme
Posted on 18 July, 2013 - 17:12 by Graeme
Posted on 5 July, 2013 - 12:47 by glen
Posted on 26 March, 2013 - 19:41 by jdawson
Posted on 29 November, 2012 - 21:53 by Cycleactionwaiheke
Find here the report provided to the Waiheke Local Board and Auckland Transport highlighting the worst pinch point, near miss blackspots on Waiheke Island.   Tom Ransom
Posted on 29 November, 2012 - 21:44 by Cycleactionwaiheke
Find here the requst for service to AT I have made about my local road after it recieved centre line painting from Auckland Transport.   Tom Ransom
Posted on 9 October, 2012 - 09:35 by Cycleactionwaiheke
Click the attachment to see CAWs suggestions to the Waiheke Local Board and AT on a "Self Explaining Roads" paint treatment for Titoki Rd.
Posted on 26 March, 2012 - 18:41 by Robbie.Price
Posted on 5 February, 2012 - 09:13 by Robbie.Price
Have a read through and make comments.  The DRAFT is available:
Posted on 9 October, 2011 - 21:03 by stephenw
CAN and the Chainlinks team are planning a special issue of Chainlinks for the start of 2012.
Posted on 14 September, 2011 - 16:26 by Graeme
.Dear CAN groups,
Posted on 27 August, 2011 - 16:28 by glen
Posted on 1 June, 2011 - 13:21 by Graeme
The draft Land Transport (Road user) Amendment Rule [2011] is available for comment.The main proposal is to change the give-way rules at uncontrolled intersections or when opposing signals
Posted on 15 November, 2010 - 07:36 by Patrick
Since CAN presented the 3,500-signature petition and 9-point plan in 2008, have we seen enough action to improve safety?
Posted on 11 November, 2010 - 15:10 by Fiona
Helping getting Bike Racks on Buses in all Regions - A Resource
Posted on 1 November, 2009 - 12:30 by Graeme
Background Use of cell phones in moving vehicles can be classed as driver distraction. Redelmeier and Tibshirani (1997) found that:
Posted on 27 August, 2009 - 15:47 by cymbalista
Background: New Zealand has the 6th cheapest fuel of the 30 OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries (see Figure 1).
Posted on 26 March, 2009 - 23:35 by glen
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
Posted on 21 August, 2008 - 11:07 by cymbalista
Policy DevelopmentThis document outlines the methodology for developing, getting consensus and putting in place specific CAN policies.To background the policy development effort, we have outlined in the diagram the process that is being used to develop policies that the majority of CAN members can support.policy diagram  
Posted on 20 August, 2008 - 17:56 by cymbalista