Take a minute to say bikes are Very Important!

Take a minute to say bikes are Very Important!Sometimes it’s very simple. The council is currently consulting on the Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) and what to spend it on via the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP), and the feedback process couldn’t be more straightforward. Here’s our super-quick-and-easy guide to making sure bikes count. Read on for VERY IMPORTANT DETAILS on how to make sure …
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It’s a plan: the 10-year budget and Auckland 2050

It's a plan: the 10-year budget and Auckland 2050Public feedback is currently open on Auckland Council’s budget for the next ten years – and on the plan to get us through to 2050. It’s important to have your say before 8pm on Wednesday 28 March. Your voice will be incredibly important in making sure our city makes space for people on bikes. It’s …
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Bike Auckland supports the Coalition for More Homes

Bike Auckland supports the Coalition for More HomesBike Auckland is happy to announce that we are joining the Coalition for More Homes to support Auckland passing the Unitary Plan – giving us the ability to get on with building the homes that our growing city requires. One of the key reasons Bike Auckland exists – alongside the joy of riding bikes, of course – is …
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Dustin’ off our megaphone…

Dustin' off our megaphone...On Sunday, the Herald shook its fist on behalf of drivers upset by delays of weeks or months on dozens of delayed road projects across the city. Road safety campaigner and car reviewer Clive Matthew-Wilson is among the hundreds of motorists frustrated by the daily Onewa Rd bottleneck, saying the delays impacted on commuting times and livelihoods. “These …
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Wanted: one fairy godmother on a bike (plus the Essential Transport Budget)

Wanted: one fairy godmother on a bike (plus the Essential Transport Budget)Remember when buses and trains were the Cinderella of Auckland’s transport system, sitting sadly in the cold kitchen, out of the limelight, at the mercy of ugly stepsisters who zipped off to the ball in their single-occupant vehicles. “Why waste money on slow, grimy machines?” went the reasoning. “Especially for a few sad punters who can’t afford cars or are too old or …
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Fixing Auckland’s Transport: The 10-Year Budget 2015-2025

Fixing Auckland's Transport: The 10-Year Budget 2015-2025What: Auckland Conversation’s event on “Transport in Auckland – The 10-Year Budget Proposal” When: Monday, 2 March 2015 5:00 p.m Where: Lower NZI Conference Room, Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Drive Auckland is the country’s fastest growing region with transport considered the single biggest issue. Major investment will be needed in the next decade to avoid worsening congestion and …
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Submit on the Unitary Plan!

The deadline for Unitary Plan submissions is this Friday. We think YOU should take the time to submit, because it will be key to how this city will look like in 5 or 10 years. Will we get ever-more-increasing numbers of cars everywhere, and rising house prices? Or will we be courageous enough to change …
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AHB walk and cycleway & $9 million for Waterfront Boulevard

Hot off the press, we hear from Bevan Woodward (AHB Pathways Trustee and cycling campaigner) that the Auckland Harbour Bridge walk- and cycleway has been included in the Long Term Plan of Auckland Council as a “zero budget” line item! As the name says, this means that currently, there is no funding associated with it. …
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Submit Now – for more cycling money !

Transport funding for the next 10 years is up for grabs now in the Auckland Council and Auckland Transport long term funding plans. Cycle Action is submitting on behalf of our members on a raft of issues and projects. The deadline for submissions is 4pm this Friday, 23rd March. You can read the plans on …
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Auckland needs your opinion! [UPDATED]

There’s a lot going on with transport  around town. Auckland Council and Auckland Transport wants to know what you think. Draft Long-term Plan meetings and roadshow  Come along to a local board event or visit an information stand in your local shopping mall, market or town centre. You can find out more about some of …
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Do you want a great cycling city?

There will be lots of good things for cycling in the coming Auckland Plan. That is, there will be a lot of good things UNLESS the “sensible people” manage to convince our politicians that the status quo is best. Prove them wrong! If you don’t have the time to read up on the plan yourself, …
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Auckland Unleashed with cycling

Cycle Action’s Auckland Plan Submission on ‘Auckland Unleashed Discussion’ Document Cycle Action totally endorses the Mayor’s vision and leadership role for Auckland becoming the world’s most liveable city. Treating bicycles as a serious and acceptable form of transport is integral to achieving this goal. The provision of safe and convenient access for Aucklanders and visitors …
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