Category Archives: Infrastructure

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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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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2014 year in review!

Spokes Dunedin chair, Robert Thompson, provides a look back at 2014 as we dive into 2015 In 2014, Dunedin continued pushing the boundaries of urban cycling in New Zealand, but there have been substantial growing pains as the city, and … Continue reading

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Roberts/Wharf St intersection: a model of community engagement

Today, the Otago Daily Times reports that business owners in the Harbourside area around Roberts and Kitchener Streets oppose a “proposed” cycle route along Wharf Street, and claim that there has been no consultation and they have not been listened … Continue reading

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St. Clair shared path: DCC would get better results through user engagement

Dunedin City Council seems to be facing yet another public relations disaster associated with the South Dunedin Strategic Cycle Network.  Targeted consultation on a proposed shared path along Victoria Rd is now open and it seems no one is particularly … Continue reading

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