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Decorate thy bike parking with yarn – a ‘How-to’ guide from Yarn for Pride

Every year, in celebration of Pride Month (February) and the growing local cycle facilities, Rainbow Riders Tāmaki Makaurau create ‘Yarn for Pride’, decorating the cycle parking along Karangahape road with colourful and funky knitted or crocheted scarves. Not only does it bring a smile to passers-by, but it’s also easy for beginner knitters and crocheters to get involved.

Want to do something similar or get involved? Read on for some tips.

Glen Eden Micromobility Hub Network Pilot Programme 

Researchers at Auckland University’s School of Architecture and Planning have received funding from Waka Kotahi’s innovation fund to trial a six-month programme to base a micro-mobility hub at Glen Eden […]

Yarn for L O V E

Yarn for Pride, led by our Community Activation Manager Fiáin, was a project to celebrate Bike Month and Pride Month – but it became so much more. This beautiful project […]

Beat the Bike Thieves; Love it, Lock it, Log it

It’s all too common in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) to have a story of having a bike stolen, like Fiáin’s below. Bike Auckland have chosen 529 Garage, which has shown success […]

Mar 03, 2022
Gifting Peace for Christmas

Please forgive us for subverting the traditional Christmas message, but it’s in a good cause. We want you to consider giving a really sturdy bike lock for Christmas so your […]

Racking up some wins for bike parking

We deserve a long service award for the eight years we’ve been working with Auckland Transport to improve bike parking for public transport links and town centres. Prospects improved when […]

Aug 09, 2020
Bike Parking at Northern Busway Stations

One of the pillars of a more bikeable city is good and plentiful bike parking – not just one or two racks outside the dairy, but copious parking at quality […]

Mar 13, 2020
Efficiency by design: the bike parking tipping point

Outside an architecture firm just off K Road, you’ll see a private business carpark space that’s been converted into a great little bike parking spot. What you don’t see is […]

Jul 16, 2019
Crumbs! Things are looking up for bike parking

We know Aucklanders who travel using a mixture of bikes, ferries, trains and buses have been starving for good secure, undercover bike racks at public transport terminals and stations since […]

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