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Left hooked at Nelson Street

To many Aucklanders on bikes, the Nelson Street Cycleway – while not pretty – represents “how a proper cycleway should be” when it comes to protecting you from traffic. The solid, […]

Oct 07, 2019
Nelson St Phase 3 – linking Lightpath to the waterfront!

The last cycleway gap north of Nelson Street is about to be closed, and Lightpath will finally have a proper connection to the waterfront! After much discussion of possible routes, […]

Nelson St Phase 2 gets underway!

Sailing down Nelson St on the protected cycleway is fun… until you reach the current ‘end of the road’ at Victoria St. Good news: work begins this week on Phase 2 of […]

Jun 06, 2017
Beefed-up buffers – new protection for bike lanes

St Lukes Rd is getting its promised bike lane buffers at the moment, and the response has been instant and positive. ‘Upgrade to substandard St Lukes bike lane starts‘ was the headline in […]

A sweet, sweet milestone for Lightpath: 100,000 bike trips!

Yesterday was a major milestone for the pink path – and it happened sooner than anyone predicted! We hear next week was the anticipated timing for the 100,000th trip across Lightpath… […]

Mar 31, 2016
Tickled pink – highlights from Lightpath’s early days

Today marks three weeks since we relaunched as Bike Auckland; and nearly two weeks since Lightpath/ Te Ara I Whiti opened, along with the first stage of the connecting Nelson St bike lanes. […]

Pink Frost: meet the team who put the icing on the Nelson St cake

When Kyle Donegan turned up at the Bike Auckland launch party last week, he handed me a small box containing a handful of glittery pink stuff. A little bit sandy, a […]

Think Pink this Thursday, from dawn to dusk – everything you need to know about the Nelson St opening

Pink puns will be in overload this week as we count down to the opening of Nelson St’s spectacular pink pathway and protected bike lanes [and, fingers crossed, the announcement […]

First hoon on Nelson – ride with us!

Lights, colour, action! Thursday December 3rd marks the official opening of the Nelson Street bike path. Bike Auckland (aka Cycle Action) invite all people on two wheels (or three, or […]

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