Well it has been a long time coming but the LTNZ have finally published their guide to planning and designing spaces for pedestrians. In their words:
- This guide sets out ways to improve New Zealand’s walking environment. It outlines a process for deciding on the type of provision that should be made for pedestrians and provides design advice and standards.
In our view ....... [more to be added]
Dr Tolley started his day with a walk around central Blenheim observing how
Start walking or biking for short distances, with time you might get fitter.
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People are encouraged to sign up to receive eight weekly emails with motivational advice and practical support to help them get started with biking or walking to work. The email series, which starts in January, includes solutions for people who live far away, have low fitness levels or are complete beginners.
Cyclists could soon be wheeling themselves along the first part of a planned bike path between Blenheim and Spring Creek after the Marlborough District Council signed off funding for the work.Bike Walk Marlborough and Marlborough Roads have been working together towards the establishment of a sealed 4.5km path for cyclistsand walkers between Blenheim and Spring Creek as part of the council's walking and cycling strategy. T
It goes on to comment that
Last month Cr Bruce succeeded in getting GWRC's Transport and Access committee to adopt an amendment to the Ngauranga to Airport Plan and Regional Walking Plan, supporting the concept of the harbour path. But the motion gives support for the concept only, without effect. Wellington City Council has already said it supports the idea.
The hearings will be held .....
If a community plans walkable, mixed-use, transit-oriented growth that reduces automobile use and greenhouse gas emissions, for example, it gets moved to the front of the line for state and federal transportation funds. If a proposed building is loc
Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.
We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.