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More roads… or more modes? Our take on the NZ Upgrade Programme

Dear Members and Friends of Bike Auckland, I was invited by the Prime Minister’s office to attend the 29 January 2020 launch of the Government’s big New Zealand Upgrade Programme, […]

Give Me Room: A campaign for a safe passing rule

You never really forget what a close pass feels like. You’re tootling happily along on your bike and then, without warning, a motor vehicle roars past, sometimes close enough to […]

Bikes are fun(ded)! The plan for Auckland as a cycling city

Unless you’ve been totally out of media range, you’ll have heard about ATAP: a short acronym for the biggest change in AKL’s transport planning for decades, the Auckland Transport Alignment Project. The […]

Apr 30, 2018
Help set the scene for cycling for the next 10 years!

The GPS (Government Policy Statement) for Land Transport sets the nationwide direction for transport investment for the next decade. The Government wants feedback on its new draft from local government, the transport […]

Apr 28, 2018
The new GPS: a push for Skypath – and rebalancing priorities

Media Release: Final push for Skypath welcomed – Bike Auckland applauds Government’s rebalancing of transport priorities 6 April 2018 Bike Auckland is celebrating the government’s new draft land transport policy, which […]

Apr 06, 2018
Yes, Ministers! Meet NZ’s new transport team

The ministerial portfolios were announced today – and, in charge of transport for the next term will be Phil Twyford (Labour MP for Te Atatu), Julie Anne Genter (Greens) as […]

Oct 25, 2017
We Voted Bike – and won a strong tail wind!

It’s official: the new government will be Labour-led with support from NZ First and backup from the Greens. And the policy overlaps of the coalition promise some big wins for a […]

Oct 20, 2017
Dutch scenes in a British context – lessons for New Zealand

Take a look at these powerful images from the blog Alternative Department of Transport, created by transposing typical Dutch cyclists into a British street environment… which could just as easily be a New Zealand street […]

Submit on SkyPath – key issues guide coming in January

Earlier this month the Resource Consent for SkyPath was fully publicly notified – meaning that anyone can make a submission on the project before 23 January. This is a big […]

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