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Ride, Interrupted – the Stop-Start Bugbear

Everyone thinks cycling in Dutch and Danish cities is so good because it’s flat. But perhaps it’s because you don’t have to stop and start so often? After 10 years […]

K Road bike lane design options – take a closer look

At Open Streets on Sunday, Auckland Council and Auckland Transport did a great job of consulting about the future of Karangahape Road. With vehicle traffic out of the picture temporarily, the […]

K Road’s many layers

Karangahape Road – where the Open Streets event will happen on Sunday 1 May, 12-7! – is one of the most interesting streets in Auckland – I think even people […]

Roskill Safe Streets are under way, at last!

Puketapapa/ Mount Roskill is bisected by SH20, but it’s also blessed with connected ribbons of green: extensive parks where wide paths run alongside daylighted streams in the shade of willow trees. They’re a […]

Apr 13, 2016
Windows of opportunity – building a bikeable Auckland

Imagine yourself as a builder. If you were a good builder, you would know tons of different things – from how to build a framework that doesn’t fall down in a […]

Last call for the Inner West safer streets consultation!

The clock is ticking on Auckland Transport’s consultation on how to make the suburbs from Pt Chev to the city more bike-friendly.  Feedback is due by the end of Tuesday 5 […]

When Upper Harbour Drive fills with cars… blame the bike lane?!

[This is a cross-post from Transportblog’s Matt Lowrie, who rides Upper Harbour Drive regularly. We know many of you do too, and would really like to hear your thoughts on this so we […]

Mar 30, 2016
The future is coming – can Ponsonby Road catch up in time?

The cycling renaissance, like every sea-change, comes with waves. Sometimes a lot of them. Through the grapevine, we hear that a few retailers may make waves about the fact their road is included […]

Beyond separation anxiety: traffic calming & self-enforcing streets

A guest blog by Mat Collins, engineer and cycling dad, on quick cheap and local alternatives to fully separated bike lanes.   Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it’ll be […]

Mar 09, 2016

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