Central Auckland

The new family car – a cargo bike!

The new family car - a cargo bike!Cargo bikes are increasingly popular, especially for families looking for carbon-free alternatives to the second – or even first – car. Yes, even in Auckland! Reader Pete Moth shares his family’s experience. My family moved to Auckland from London in 2017, with 2 kids, aged 2 & 4 at the time. We had arranged for …
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Lightpath to the Waterfront: time to ungap the map! (feedback by 8 March)

Lightpath to the Waterfront: time to ungap the map! (feedback by 8 March)Here’s the guts. Auckland Transport is currently consulting on connecting the bottom of the Nelson St cycleway to the waterfront. And they need to do it before December 2020, because… America’s Cup. The design is fine, as far as it goes.┬áBut it only goes halfway! Why? Because… America’s Cup, budget, and time. Can’t afford the …
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City Centre Masterplan refresh: A Bike AKL feedback guide

City Centre Masterplan refresh: A Bike AKL feedback guideThe City Centre Masterplan refresh is up for consultation, closing Friday 18 October, and we encourage you to add your voice. For context, check out our blog post on the history of this plan, and what’s been achieved so far, especially in terms of making the central city better for people on bikes. Below, you’ll …
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A Masterplan for a wheel-planned city centre (Blast From the Past)

A Masterplan for a wheel-planned city centre (Blast From the Past)Some seven years after it was first prepared, the blueprint for Auckland’s heart – the City Centre Masterplan – is getting a refresh. NOTE: feedback closes Friday 18 October, so have your say if you haven’t already! Check out our feedback guide over here. In the years since that 2012 plan, the city centre has …
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