Bike Parking at Northern Busway Stations

Bike Parking at Northern Busway StationsOne 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 and scale. This is especially important around shopping centres, and in particular at bus and train stations as more and more people cotton on to …
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Efficiency by design: the bike parking tipping point

Efficiency by design: the bike parking tipping pointOutside 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 all the incremental changes that led up to this amazing transformation and leap of faith. In this guest blog post, Bobby Shen describes the tipping …
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Crumbs! Things are looking up for bike parking

Crumbs! Things are looking up for bike parkingWe 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 AT was formed, nearly 10 years ago. We share your suffering and frustration! It’s annoying that all along, the barrier has been money – quality …
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Join us to talk bike parking at Devonport Ferry Terminal

Join us to talk bike parking at Devonport Ferry TerminalOn the first Thursday of each month, Bike Auckland convenes a casual breakfast meet-up at different cafes around the central city. It’s timed to be convenient for people to drop in on their way to work etc, and sometimes includes free coffees. We’re shaking things up a bit location-wise – this month’s Bike Breakfast is …
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A coat check for your bike: Bike Auckland launches Bike Valet

A coat check for your bike: Bike Auckland launches Bike ValetNext time you ride your treasured treadlie to an event, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a friendly someone at the entrance to take it off your hands, park it securely, keep an eye on it and then hand it back when you’re ready to leave, at no cost to you? Well, now there …
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A bike parking update

A bike parking updateTravel by bicycle in Auckland is growing fast.  With cycle infrastructure providing good fast routes to locations across the city, we now need to add bike parking to match – all of those bicycles have to have a safe home whilst we are busy in the shops, offices and cafes, and we’re going to need …
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Epic fail : the rise and fall of Auckland’s best value park’n’ride

Epic fail : the rise and fall of Auckland's best value park'n'rideThis is an update on the saddest public transport and biking story in town. I was tempted to call it ‘The life and death of Auckland’s only real park-and-ride for bikes’ with credit to my spiritual mentor, Jane Jacobs, but decided that was a bit dramatic. I live in Devonport where we have a wonderful …
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