The K Road Project Insider: the Planner

The K Road Project Insider: the PlannerThe Karangahape Road enhancement project is finally underway. It’s good news not just because the new-look K Road will be the heart of Auckland’s emerging cycling network and will deliver much more than cycle lanes, but also because it has been free of much of the public rancour that has accompanied similar projects. For a look at what goes on inside a high-profile road transformation, Ross Inglis spoke with project insider Kit McLean: Bike Auckland: Tell us about your role on the K Road enhancement project. Kit: My role was client representative; my background is planning and my job was to make sure that what was then the cycling team …
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Construction has begun – let’s keep K Road humming along!

Construction has begun – let's keep K Road humming along!The much anticipated Karangahape Road Enhancements are under way at last! We’re beyond excited about the makeover, which will make K’ Road even more welcoming than ever for people walking, biking, and hopping on and off buses. Hard to believe it was five long years ago when Generation Zero led the call for K’ Road bike lanes. Back then over 100 local businesses signed up in support. Now’s our chance to reward that early vote of confidence by doing our bit as nimble travellers and frequent shoppers to keep K’ Road humming during construction.  Construction has already begun at the Symonds St end (as far as Queen St), and starts at the …
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