The Bike boom rolls on

Auckland’s bike boom has continued through March helped by a warmer and dryer than normal start to the year. Many of Auckland Transport’s network of 43 automated counters recorded their busiest ever month and combined with record public transport use, show that many Aucklanders are embracing any alternatives they can.…
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Tamaki Dr Safety propsals

At the end of last month Auckland Transport launched two consultations aiming to improve road safety in two of Auckland’s most iconic seaside villages – Mission Bay and St Heliers. AT say that between 2013 and 2017: Mission Bay had 46 reported crashes resulting in 14 people injured St Heliers had 38 crashes with 8 people injured.…
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Flashback Sunday: Peds Rule

Every weekend we dig into the archives. This post by Kent was originally published in July 2013. Changing the road rules to favor pedestrians at intersections is something that will transform city life. It will allow people to move around more freely, access services and conduct everyday activities with less intimidation and inconvenience from marauding drivers.…
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New E-Scooter trial and rules coming

At the end of last year and beginning of this year e-scooters dominated the news cycles. I’m still not entirely why they got so much attention but media were absolutely obsessed with them. Perhaps this is a reflection of how Auckland is said to have had one of the strongest uptakes of e-scooter use of any city – a clear sign there’s a demand for more mobility options.…
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New Wynyard Crossing Bridge

Panuku Development Auckland have revealed plans to replace the Wynyard Crossing bridge between North Wharf and Te Wero Island with bridge they hope to be completed in time for the America’s Cup. The initial plans for Wynyard were for a much more grandiose bridge based on the outcome of a design competition to be built prior to the 2011 Rugby World Cup but that never happened due to funding constraints.…
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Healthy Streets Alliance calls for submissions on safer speeds proposal

This is a guest post from Healthy Streets Alliance spokesperson Ellie Craft This week we launched the Healthy Streets Alliance. The alliance is made up of citizens’ advocacy groups and non-profit charities, including NZ School Speeds, Brake the road safety charity, Doctors for Active Sustainable Transport, Visual Impairment Charitable Trust Aotearoa (NZ), Greater Auckland, Generation Zero, Urban Auckland, Incorporated Society for Alternative Housing Developments, Bike Auckland, Cycling Action Network, Grey Lynn 2030, Living Streets Aotearoa, Women in Urbanism Aotearoa, Urban Design Forum, Sky Path, the Auckland City Centre Residents Group, and Transition Towns Point Chevalier.…
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