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Bike Auckland and Zambrero offer up tasty partnership in the name of social good

Bike Auckland members can now enjoy 10% off any order over $15* at Zambrero restaurants.

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.

Speed Rule Quickfire – what, why and how to have your say

Transport Minister Simeon Brown’s proposed new “Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2024”, often called the Draft Speed Rule, will make streets more dangerous, increase congestion, and increase emissions. Bike Auckland is urging you to voice your opposition to the draft Speed Rule by Thursday, 11 July.

A tribute to Judy Donovan and the Pukekohe 5 Summits Trail

Discover the history, successes, and predictions for the future of the Pukekohe 5 Summits Trail, drawing from the first-hand recollections and musings of Judy Donovan, who went missing in the Pureora Forest on Saturday, 23 March. 

Listen to Auckland’s children and keep safe speed limits

Children prefer cycling and walking, but most of their travel time is in a car. They can’t drive, they can’t vote and they have most to lose.

Government to scrap safer speeds

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

Carrington Road Improvements: feedback by 23rd June

Auckland Transport plans to build protected bike lanes on Carrington Road (good), but will lower the Northwestern path crossing back to how it was pre-2019 (not good). We need you to show your support for keeping the crossing raised.

Cross Post: Raised crossings, hearing the voice of vulnerable pedestrians

The more streetscapes are safe and welcoming for disabled people, the better they are for children, older people, and everyone in between. Read this piece from Vivian Naylor, the Barrier Free Advisor and Educator at CCS Disability Action, Northern Region, the largest disability support and advocacy organisation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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