Flashback Friday: Would the Draft Cycle Safety Panel Recommendations make a Difference?

Seven years ago I was hugely involved in a significant exercise in the biking space: a national cycle safety panel. It was an amazing experience that led to the forging of many great ongoing connections with some talented people. More

Flashback Friday: Top Tips for Starting Bike Commuting

Sometimes at Cycling in Chch we post about issues that are topical at the time, and sometimes we just like to put up “timeless” pieces that are just hopefully useful advice any time. This one (originally from Sep 2014)

Flashback Friday – Cycling in Madrid

The welcome news in the last day that Spain has come to the rescue with some additional vaccines for us brings to mind previous mutterings on this site about the cycling provisions over there.  Regular guest blogger Robert has been

Why cycle count numbers are only half the story

Commentary surrounding both proposed and existing cycleways in Christchurch typically turns its attention to just how many people either currently use or will use a certain cycleway. In amongst those conversations, there are often arguments along these lines:

  • Who is

Flashback Friday: Cycleways in Five Years – Now How to Do It…

In the post-quake rebuild fervour, there was a lot of optimism about the new-found support for significant cycleway investment in Christchurch. A network of 13 Major Cycle Routes in 5 years? Why not! But was it possible? Seven years on

Survey on Cycling Opportunities in Christchurch

Here’s a request from student George van Pelt:

SURVEY – CALLING ALL CANTABRIANS!

This year I am writing my thesis on cycling opportunities in Christchurch after the earthquakes. This project is being undertaken as partial fulfilment of the Master of