2016 – A Year in Review Part 2 – Walking and Cycling

This is Part 2 of our series wrapping up the year and in this post I’m looking at Walking and Cycling. You can see Part 1 on public transport here. We finished 20156 with the fantastic Lightpath and Nelson St cycleway and 2016 kicked on from there with more good progress – including right at the end of the year AT announcing the completion of the Nelson St route, something I’ll cover in the new year.…
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Eastern Path Open Days

With stage 1 well under way, later this month the council will publicly notify the application to build the next two stages of the Eastern Path, the walk and cycling path from Glen Innes to Tamaki Dr. Stages 2 & 3 are from St Johns Rd to Meadowbank and Meadowbank to Orakei.…
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Cycleway or Motorway

While we need to get more connections on the next stage of the Eastern Path, Stage 1 is well underway. Earlier this month Auckland Transport published some pictures of the work so far.The thing that struck me was just how wide the work area is.…
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Improving cycling in Glen Innes

One of the projects to get funding from the government’s Urban Cycleway Funding announcement is to improve cycling links to the Glen Innes train station. Unlike other projects from the UCF the project isn’t a set route but seems to be intended to create a network of routes linking not only the train station but also the town centre, schools and employment areas.…
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Glen Innes to Tamaki Dr Cycleway moving ahead

Cycle Action Auckland have revealed that a cycleway between Glen Innes and Tamaki Dr is being brought forward by a collaboration between Auckland Transport and the NZTA and the first stages could be under construction in just a few months. The details we have at this stage were revealed in a presentation delivered to the CAA just over a week ago.…
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