safety

Legal case against escooter use on footpaths launched

6th August 2021
Legal case against e-scooters on footpaths launched

Living Streets Aotearoa has filed a claim in the High Court in Auckland against the decisions of Auckland Council and the NZTA which resulted in large numbers of e-scooters being used on the city’s footpaths. Living Streets is seeking judicial review of those decisions.

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Report on Footpaths4Feet Petition released

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).

Keeping them safe (WSB presentation)

Keeping them safe - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
Safety is a priority when establishing WSBs therefore all routes undergo a safety audit which involves a Road Safety Co-ordinator, an Engineer and in North Shore City we also have Police Education Officer involvement.
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Reclaiming Auckland's streets for pedestrians

Abstract only - Presentation to NZ Walking Conference, Christchurch, Nov 2006
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Keeping healthy outdoors (MOH)

Whether you are planning to have a picnic or to go walking or camping, there are a few simple things to remember – things that will help to make your trip safe and enjoyable, and protect the area for other people to enjoy in the future.
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Walking school buses (Waitakere)

Information on the Waitakere walking school buses programme.
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Waitakere City Council
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Waitakere school travel plan programme

Making school journeys active, social, safe, and sustainable Several schools in Waitakere are already involved in school travel planning and have been instrumental in the development of the regional programme.
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Walking and cycling (Waitakere)

This page has a variety of information promoting walking and cycling including links to individual walks and to the strategy document.
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About Us

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.

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