Daily Archives: November 5, 2013

DCC, NZTA: Cycle lanes controversy

Starting Friday…
Four weeks of consultation to encourage submissions on two preferred options – both involving a separated cycle lane on one-way sections of SH1. So, you wanna ride your bike on the state highway, up-close to fast moving vehicular traffic that can’t see you, through barely controlled intersections? Then this one’s for you, Cull’s ‘moving backwards’ scheme (modern technology never stepped up for citizen travel and efficient freighting).

bicycle_cartoon [spinningmixes.wordpress.com] 2

### ODT Online Tue, 5 Nov 2013
Public submissions invited over cycling lane proposals
By Debbie Porteous
A proposal to install separated lanes for cyclists on parts of the State Highway 1 network through Dunedin will be open for public opinion this week.
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Related Posts and Comments:
19.10.13 Cycle lobby games and media tilts
24.9.13 Mediocrity and lack of critical awareness at DCC [council reports]
8.7.13 Bloody $tupid cycleways and Cull’s electioneering . . . [route maps]
28.3.13 DCC DAP 2013/14: Portobello Harington Point Road Improvements
26.2.13 DCC binge spending alert: Proposed South Dunedin cycle network
22.2.13 DCC: Council meeting agenda and reports for 25 February 2013
31.1.13 Who? 2010 electioneering
21.11.12 Safe cycling -Cr Fliss Butcher

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

*Image: spinningmixes.wordpress.com – bicycle cartoon (text added by Whatifdunedin)

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