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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Six digits quayed in

While AT have been proposing some rubbish lately with Mt Albert and some of their cycleway projects, there has been some good news too on Quay St. Firstly, on Sunday an important milestone was reached with the cycleway counter tipping over 100,000.…
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Quay hits 50k

Some good news yesterday that the Quay St cycleway counter has now passed 50,000 and it has done so in less than 3 months.What’s more it was reader and friend of the blog, Lance Wiggs who saw it click over the 50k mark.…
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New data on cycling

We’re always on the lookout for interesting new pieces of transport data. Smartphone apps and automated trip counters provide an increasing amount of usable, timely data that can tell us how, where, and (at times) why we’re travelling. Moreover, transport agencies are increasingly open about publishing their data and opening it up for others to analyse.…
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Key unlocks Quay St

Aucklands newest and one of its most prominent cycleways was opened this morning on Quay St by John Key along with transport minister Simon Bridges, Mayor Len Brown and a host of other officials. The opening was certainly helped by the thunderstorms of we had overnight easing and the clouds even parting to make for a calm winter morning.…
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Quay to the Waterfront coming soon

In just a few weeks Auckland Transport will start construction on a separated cycleway on Quay St and even better news is it will be completed by the end of May. The cycleway which will run for about 1km from the intersection with Hobson St through to Plumber St will cost $2m and AT want to get it in place before the main CRL works start.…
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Submit on Quay St

Just a quick reminder, tomorrow is the last day for submissions on Auckland Transport’s proposal for a cycleway on Quay St.Time is running out to have your say on the Quay St Cycleway with public consultation closing this Friday at 5pm.…
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