Category Archives: Action call

SPOKES’ Calls on Cyclists to Take Action for the Harbour Cycleway

The Dunedin City Council is preparing to implement the next phase of Portobello Road widening, and is currently consulting with the public on the design.  SPOKES believes that the planned layout is not the optimal design and that we can … Continue reading

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Update on the One-ways: Short term improvements

SPOKES has recently received a letter from the NZTA’s Simon Underwood describing the proposed short-term “quick wins” to be implemented and/or investigated for implementation on Dunedin’s one-way system. These proposals were presented in a recent report to the DCC’s Infrastructure … Continue reading

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Why Protected (Separated) Tracks for the One-ways?

Editors Note: The following guest article was written jointly by Professors Hank Weiss, Director of the Injury Prevention Research Unit at the University of Otago, and Kay Teschke, from the University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health. They … Continue reading

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NZTA Update on the One-Ways

Editors Note: Spokes received an update today from Simon Underwood, NZTA’s Project Team Manager leading the review of Dunedin state highway cycle lanes. Upon his request, we are pleased to post this to our members and the community. While Spokes will … Continue reading

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Take Action On The One-ways

Change is at hand.  Dunedin City Councillors have unanimously passed a resolution to ask the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to take action to protect cyclists on the one-way system, requesting not only immediate temporary safety measures but also a high … Continue reading

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