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Road Safety Week with Urbanist George Weeks

May 5, 2017

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Road Safety Week Aotearoa begins tomorrow and runs through until 14 May. While road safety should be a priority year-round for all road users, it’s important that awareness of the issue is raised in our often car-centric city. We spoke with George Weeks, formerly of Transport for London and now part of Auckland Council’s City Centre […]

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When Bicycles were King for the Day

February 10, 2017

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You may have noticed less cars on the road than normal this past Wednesday. No, they hadn’t all broken down. Rather, owners had chosen to leave their trusty four-wheeled friends at home in favour of a trendier, two-wheeled alternative. Go By Bike Day is a national initiative aimed at getting more Kiwis onto bikes. Historically, […]

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Greenways

December 9, 2014

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​​​​By Allison Rokke​​​ Greenways enable people to walk, jog, scooter or cycle away from busy roads, without having to share road space with buses, trucks or cars. Unlike the highway or connector cycle routes outlined in Auckland Transport’s Draft Auckland Cycling Network, they may not always be the quickest way to get from place to […]

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