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Living Streets Aotearoa strongly supports Otago University’s “Turning the Tide from Cars to Active Transport”

: 29 Apr 2019

Living Streets welcomes targets for walking in Otago report

 

Press Release from Living Streets Aotearoa 

 

Living Streets Aotearoa strongly supports Otago University’s “Turning the Tide from Cars to Active Transport” report, launched today, especially the targets to double the number of trips walked and improve access to public transport.

 

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The E-scooters on footpaths debacle

: 25 Apr 2019

Andy Smith, President of Living Streets Aotearoa talks to Phil Pennington, Radio NZ, about keeping our footpaths safe for pedestrians. We need better data on pedestrians, on our footpaths and how to improve them for pedestrians. Meanwhile the government has allowed e-scooters and is working to get more vehicles onto our footpaths!

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Tee shirts for Walk2Work Day 2019 stride out stars

: 22 Apr 2019

National Walk 2 Work Day took place on the 13th of March, and it was a gloriously bright day, perfect for walking. It is not possible to thank you enough for supporting it in social media and in real life. We have seen all your photos with the event's hashtags. We selected four contributions that we specially liked, and Holly, Donna, Fleur and the Napier City Council team will be getting one of our new tee shirts as recognition of their efforts.

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eBulletin March 2019

: 30 Mar 2019

See it in the link below

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eBulletin December 2018

: 17 Dec 2018

 

See the attached below

 

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Dear Lester and the Auckland Transport Board,

: 8 Dec 2018

Dear Lester and the Auckland Transport Board,

London, New York, Melbourne, Sydney, Berlin, Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Paris

These great cities of the world have speed limits of 30 km/h.
Their safer speeds have resulted in less death and serious injuries, however these cities also recognise the benefits of safe speeds are much broader:

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Traffic flows improve: more people walk/cycle, greater public transport use, less congestion and travel time reliability improves.

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