Category Archives: Safety

Protected Cycleways Proposed For Dunedin

The New Zealand Transportation Agency (NZTA) and Dunedin City Council (DCC) have released a summary report that provides recommendations for improving long term cycle safety on the state highway that runs through Dunedin.  The report recommends constructing a protective barrier … Continue reading

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Update on Otago Campus Cycling Issues

After several years of back and forth discussion, in July 2013, the University of Otago Property Services Department made good on a February 2012 public commitment to open up the Leith walk to improved shared path access. Making it easier … Continue reading

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Council to decide on South Dunedin Strategic Cycle Network

“The Strategic Cycle Network is a group of cycle routes that connect Dunedin’s key destinations… the network is designed to provide greater connectivity and safety for cyclists.” – Dunedin City Council website Today, the Infrastructure Services Committee will consider a … Continue reading

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Tips for Cycling in the Rain

We know it never rains in Dunedin :), but here are some tips for cycling in the rain anyway from Peter Walker of The Guardian’s Bike Blog. • Don’t over-dress Much worse than getting soaked on a bike is getting steamed … Continue reading

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Campus Cycling Issues

An article published in the ODT on 27 March, 2013 covered the current University of Otago Position on Campus “Cycle Lanes”.  The full text of my letter to the ODT after I was asked for a response is shown below … Continue reading

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