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Bike Parking Problems in the Big Apple

Not such a bad problem to have!! If NYC can have such a successful uptake in cyclists, there's no reason that small towns in NZ can't. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Article: NY Times, By Winnie Hu During the pandemic, bicycling boomed, leaving many cyclists to lock and park their bikes wherever they can. The pandemic set off an extraordinary surge in biking in New York City as people sought to avoid public transit and embrace new ways to exercise.But now the sp...

February 15, 2021

Cycling popularity changes gear during lockdown

Whether heading off on a family outing, or just a trip to the shops to top up on supplies, or even for an essential worker's new way of commuting to work, cycling has been a clear winner of the lockdown. Cycling advocates are encouraging work to be undertaken to ensure this momentum isn't lost, and that when cities are fully re-opened, there is enough space for people to continue pedalling.Research undertaken in Canterbury showed some people used the lockdown to pick up a new form of exercise.Cy...

February 12, 2021

Streets For People

A project to create safer and healthier journeys to school for children will soon be underway in Cambridge following the success of an application for funding to make streets more people-friendly.More than $600,000 will be provided by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to Waipā District Council for the implementation of the Safe Routes to Schools and Businesses for Active Transport project.Created in collaboration with a local community group, including Olympic cyclist Sarah Ulmer, the p...

February 12, 2021

Te Awa Cycle Way

There is so much to discover around our amazing region. Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south. Check out the link below for maps to get you started. Do something new NZ!

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