A better Mission Bay for everyone (is now possible)

A better Mission Bay for everyone (is now possible)After some underwhelming plans for St Heliers recently, AT looks to be heading in a better direction with Mission Bay. Read on below for the background, the bits we like, and our ideas to make it even better – then help us by adding your voice in support with our handy submission guide! For our …
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Seeing the forest *and* the trees on Quay St

Seeing the forest *and* the trees on Quay StHaving ended 2017 with a story about cycleway opposition in Grey Lynn, we hoped to start the New Year with more positive news – and indeed, works finally began a couple of days ago on the next section of the Quay St cycleway. As you know, Tamaki Drive into the city is Auckland’s busiest bike route …
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This is what efficiency looks like 

This is what efficiency looks like One of the things we sometimes hear is ‘I think bike lanes are a good idea, but I’d feel better about them if I saw more people using them.’ We’ve heard a few variations on this theme during this election season, like: ‘We need to be pragmatic about cycleways. They have a place, but the rights …
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A gray, sunny day – for lots of joy on Quay

A gray, sunny day - for lots of joy on QuayFriday marked the opening at last of the Quay Street Cycleway – another highly desired, long awaited, and very prominent piece in Auckland’s cycleway puzzle coming together. It was clear this route needed improvement even 8 years or so ago, when we raised the section particularly at the Ferry Terminal as a big problem. We were told …
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Quay Street’s gonna be okay

Quay Street's gonna be okayUPDATE: Consultation closes this Friday. Have your say ASAP to make sure our new hot pink pathway has a safe connection all the way to the red fence, the whole wide waterfront, and round the bays and beyond! Auckland Transport has finally started the public consultation on the Quay St interim cycleway! A new urban cycleway that, due …
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Bike to the movies… and then bike AT the movies! Cycle-Powered Cinema comes to Auckland

Bike to the movies... and then bike AT the movies! Cycle-Powered Cinema comes to AucklandIt’s the time of year for open-air movies, and Silo Park Cinema is kicking off its season with a very special treat: the “world famous (in Christchurch)” Cycle Powered Cinema, on Saturday November 14th. Not only can you bike TO the movies, you can and indeed are encouraged to bike AT this movie! Where  Silo Park When …
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Join the Kidical Massive Ride! Saturday 19th September

Join the Kidical Massive Ride! Saturday 19th SeptemberAhoy junior riders, especially the piratical kind! Come and join the biggest family bike ride ever! On September 19, all over the world, families on bikes are taking to the streets to share the joy of wheels, in a one-off one-day event called Kidical Massive. Auckland will not only be a part of the fun – we’ll be first in the world …
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Beach Rd stage 2 – official opening, 18 September 2015

Anyone riding or walking along Beach Road lately has been getting exciting glimpses of the progress on Stage II of the Beach Road separated cycleway… and it’ll officially open on Friday 18 September, with a small ceremony at 7.30 a.m. Swing by for a celebratory cuppa and a test-ride if you’re nearby or passing through!
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Beach Rd Stage 2 – take us to the water!

Beach Rd Stage 2 - take us to the water!Good news for downtown cycle connections – Stage 2 of the Beach Rd bike path starts next Monday. What that means: by early July (weather permitting!), you’ll be able to swoop right down the Grafton Gully cycleway and then pedal safely and easily into downtown, connecting smoothly to the laneways off Queen St – shops, bars, cafés! …
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