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Auckland Council Opposes Blanket Speed Limit Increases – Prefers Safety

Following presentations by Bike Auckland, Brake, and the Australasian College of Road Safety, we’re very pleased that Auckland Council maintained its commitment to keeping tamariki (children) safe and voted to formally oppose the Speed Rule. The Central Government will still have the final say on how they proceed with the Speed Rule – and it’s important they hear from you by midnight on July 11.

New Zealanders Mourn the Future Fallen

Bike Auckland and Cycling Action Network held memorial ceremonies in Auckland and Wellington today to Mourn the Future Fallen. The Future Fallen are lives that will be cut short or ruined by traffic incidents.

Government to scrap safer speeds

Transport Minister Simeon Brown has announced that safer speeds, including those around schools, will be reversed. 

The Truth about Raised Pedestrian Crossings

There’s been a lot of confusion in the media recently, especially surrounding raised pedestrian crossings. Bike Auckland has put together some crucial facts about these projects to help clear things […]

Physical barriers to inclusive cycling!

Earlier in 2023, as part of our Inclusive Cycling project, we partnered with Kimberly from Grab Your Wheels and various members of our disabled cycling community to audit 50km of […]

Katoa, Ka Ora; support safer streets around schools

I was lucky to have the joy of cycling to kura (school) with my friends. I have such happy memories from those journeys, and I stayed active and healthy because […]

Missing links, missing limbs

Puketāpapa local board member, Jon Turner, shares his experience on Hendry Avenue. “F***!” was my first thought. “Thank god I’m wearing a helmet”, my second, as my head hit the […]

Mar 30, 2021
Quick Submit Guide – Māngere Cycling Improvements, December 2020

This is Bike Auckland’s quick submit guide for AT’s Māngere cycling improvement proposals. Go here for our full blog on these improvements and what they’ll do for people on bikes […]

Three Long Years: doing right by John Bonner

The death in 2017 of a person on a bike at a notoriously dangerous location on Te Atatū Road, near Cellarmans Street, should have prompted action by Auckland Transport. It […]

Oct 22, 2020

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