Category Archives: Economics

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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One Less Car: More money for me, more money for you!

My family eagerly decided to forgo a second car four years ago when we moved to Dunedin, New Zealand; a decision we have never regretted. It turns out by doing so, we are not just happier, healthier, and polluting less, … Continue reading

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Take Action On The DCC’s Draft Annual Plan

The draft annual plan sets out the Dunedin City Council’s proposed annual budget for 2013/14.  Make a submission and tell the DCC whether you agree or disagree with the spending priorities for 2013/14 outlined in the draft plan.  Below you … 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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