Light Rail for the Isthmus… with room for bikes! A Bike AKL proposal

Light Rail for the Isthmus... with room for bikes! A Bike AKL proposalUpdated: we’ve launched a petition to gather public support for bikeways on Dominion Road along with light rail. It’s the smartest way to protect the hundreds of people who already bike along this iconic street, and the best way to future-proof our city and leverage this once-in-a-generation investment, by allowing thousands more people to bike …
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Bike bright on winter nights – a seasonal visit from the Bike-Light Fairy

Bike bright on winter nights - a seasonal visit from the Bike-Light FairyA friend of CAA, Zane, writes about an unlikely superhero hitting the streets as the winter nights draw in, determined to make sure those on bikes sparkle safely.  Daylight savings hit this week like a black cloak, making it even more important to think about Biking Bright. One lone Auckland Transport Cycling ambassador headed out on Tuesday and Wednesday …
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Dominion Rd revamp – it seems everyone deserves transport choice, except cyclists

Update – in case you missed it, Transport Blog dealt with other aspects of this debacle, which has attracted outrage about the cycling aspects as well. Check it out. Today’s Herald story refers to concerns we have with the revamp planned for Dominion Rd. AT’s drawing below shows how good the completed project will be. …
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New Zealand’s First Cycle Boulevard

By Paul Shortland, Deputy Chair CAA Construction on New Zealand’s first cycle boulevard is due to commence this summer with completion due mid 2014. The concept and consultation phase of the Dominion Road project, including the parallel cycle routes has now ended, and the project moves into the next phase of detailed design, tendering and …
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Dominion Road – A Progression Of Disappointments

Guest blog by James S. As someone who lives in the wider Dominion Road area, I was asked by CAA if I wanted to do a guest post on the recently announced changes to the road, and what I thought of them. If you’re completely new to the Dominion Road plans then they might sound …
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The Dominion Road Decision

You may have heard of the decision to proceed with an $47 million upgrade of Dominion Road. What may not be obvious – especially when reading about how positively various groups reacted – is that this project is actually a significant cutback from an earlier proposal, which was costed at approximately $100 million. Auckland Transport’s …
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