Category Archives: Action call

It’s cranking up again! Join up and speak out for cycling!

It’s been quiet – projects like the separated cycle lanes on the one-ways have been progressing – but things are going to crank up again over the next six months. You and your voice are going to be important in … Continue reading

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SPOKES DUNEDIN SUBMISSION ON DRAFT 2016-2017 ANNUAL PLAN

Summary A change of scope is needed for Dunedin’s cycling network, but it is unclear what the DCC’s change in scope actually means, and higher standard cycleways are only part of the story.   Spokes Dunedin has a vision for … Continue reading

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Take Action – Portobello Road (DCC Annual Plan)

The draft Annual Plan sets out the Dunedin City Council’s proposed annual budget for 2014/15.  Now is your chance to take action to make cycling on Portobello Road even more awesome in under two minutes!  As you may know, Portobello … Continue reading

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A Sad Day That Changed Dunedin Forever.

On this day a year ago, 19 November 2012, Dr Li Hong ‘Chris’ He was killed when an opening car door knocked him into the path of an overtaking truck whilst cycling past Dunedin Public Hospital.  Dr He’s death has … Continue reading

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“Cars Don’t Go Shopping, People Do” or Epic Council Meeting Number 2

Dunedin’s Councillors have seen a better future and are demonstrating the leadership to get us there!  On 23 September, the Dunedin City Council (DCC) approved NZTA/DCC staff proposals for separated bike lanes on the State Highway 1 one-ways where they … Continue reading

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