The re-pinkification: a Lightpath resurfacing FAQ

The re-pinkification: a Lightpath resurfacing FAQLightpath/ Te Ara i Whiti and the Canada St Bridge will be closed for repairs and resurfacing, from 1 March for approximately nine days, weather-dependent. Here’s the official press release. In lay terms, the path is getting a fresh coat and some sunscreen to make it last. Bring on the bright-pinker future! The timing isn’t ideal –  but it’s hard to see when would have been better, as good weather is needed to make the resurfacing bond properly. Naturally, as soon as the closure was announced, questions came flooding in. The queries from bike folk are particularly engaged and specific, so we passed your Frequently Asked Questions on to NZTA, who’ve supplied answers below. …
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Photo(s) of the Week: Lightpath

Photo(s) of the Week: LightpathSince opening just over a year ago, Lightpath has inspired cyclists… and photographers. Something about it just calls out to be captured. Here are some beautiful images from Bike Auckland supporter, Mike Borich. We’ve paired them with lines from this fun piece Jolisa Gracewood wrote for Architecture Now magazine back in March…
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2016 takes the cake: a sweet pop-up party for Lightpath

2016 takes the cake: a sweet pop-up party for LightpathOn Thursday 1 December, Bike Auckland pulled together a party – with logistical support from Auckland Transport’s Walking & Cycling team – to coincide with K Road’s First Thursdays Carnival. We wanted to celebrate a year of Lightpath, and mark what’s been officially the busiest year ever for building a more bikeable city, under the auspices of a Transport Minister who really gets it, and unprecedented collaborations between the national and local agencies; not to mention gung-ho support from local boards and widespread enthusiasm at the community level. The party was a rough and ready rumbustification; a pop-up event in the spirit of the First Hoon. But we had the most important thing you need for a birthday …
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