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Report on Footpaths4Feet Petition released

: 18 Feb 2021

Living Streets welcomes the focus on safety and accessibility on our footpaths in the report back from the Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee. The Committee report on the Footpaths4Feet petition to have e-scooters and other devices kept off footpaths has been released today (see https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/sc/reports/document/SCR_107995/petition-ofchris-teo-sherrell-for-footpaths4feet-keep).

Incidents involving small electric vehicles in Auckland – Public Survey

: 4 Feb 2021

Have you had or witnessed an incident or near miss in Auckland involving an e-micromobility vehicle (e-scooter, e-bike, e-skateboard, hoverboard, or Segway)? You may either have been the rider or another party, and we would like to learn what happened. Note that unpowered vehicles are excluded from this survey (so no push scooters nor traditional human powered bicycles).

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The first steps of the new Wairarapa Walking Festival start in Carterton

: 24 Jan 2021

Discussion at the Carterton District Council Walking and Cycling Advisory Group has inspired a Wairarapa Walking Festival. Our district has excellent rural and urban walks. People loved walking during lockdown, and we want to encourage more people to walk more often.

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eBulletin December 2020

: 8 Dec 2020

Read the eBulletin attached

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Traffic lights being reprogrammed to prefer humans TfL

: 1 Oct 2020

Their research found that that 80% of pedestrians will cross within 30 seconds of arriving at a pedestrian crossing, irrespective of whether there is a green man shown to them. Worse, more than half of people cross within five seconds of arriving, so effectively do not wait for a green man at all. 

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Pedestrian road toll revealed - Victoria Walks

: 29 Sep 2020

30 Jul 2020

At least 7,000 pedestrians have been hit by ‘offending’ drivers over ten years, according to Police data in the most comprehensive analysis of pedestrian crashes ever produced in the state. 

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