Dear fellow pedestrians,
Life as we have known it has changed forever. We have long shared our footpaths with the odd cyclist or skateboarder, but the appearance and proliferation of e-scooter machines is a whole new thing.
This new era requires that we change fundamentally our approach to getting around on two legs, and demands a hugely elevated sense of awareness and safety. Care needs to be taken in every area and with almost every step.
The Great Harbour Way/ Te Aranui o Pōneke Trust hailed NZTA’s decision to proceed with funding the iconic Hutt Valley-Wellington cycling and walking seaward path, announced by Minister Julie Anne Genter at Point Jerningham.
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The Breakfast Show interviewed President Andy Smith about footpath obstacles and our solutions with the Green 'Cut back the Vegetation' and Yellow 'Dont Park on the Footpath' Flyers.
See the interview here.
Great Harbour Way Trustee and former Mayor Celia Wade-Brown is delighted the Government will be advancing the missing link in the Great Harbour Way.
“The Great Harbour Way, Te Aranui o Pōneke, is an amazing scenic opportunity for locals and tourists alike, for both recreation and commuting.” says Ms Celia Wade-Brown.
“Fixing the gap between Ngauranga and Petone will also seamlessly connect the capital to the Remutaka Trail. Both Hutt and Wellington City Councils are working on their parts, New Zealand Transport Agency must do their section.”
Victoria Walks has released the Footpath Cycling Discussion Paper
Victoria Walks, Council On The Ageing, Vision Australia and others strongly oppose any change to allow footpath cycling.
Hi Living Streets Aotearoa,
Here is a PDF of the Directions story on Pedestrian Safety we talked about a while back when you came to visit.
The readership of Directions has increased recently and the magazine now has a circulation of ABC Audit 643,522 and a readership of AC Neilson 907,000.
The magazine will be distributed to AA Member letterboxes from 4 July.
Kind regards and thanks for your help with this story
General Manager Motoring Affairs
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Talking, walking, seeing fall colours and catching up with friends and family - what's not to like about a visit to North America in September?
We started with the grand official opening of the Banff Commonwealth Walkway. It physically links several paths around this Rocky Mountain City. Virtually there is a link to other Commonwealth countries including our own capital where the markers were finished last year. I was moved by the indigenous welcome from Siksika Nation elder Tom Crane Bear.