Resources, interesting perspectives, and sites from the rest of the country to check out.
The most important one – how to do it…
Benefits of cycling
Benefits of investing in cycling in New Zealand communities – NZTA – provides information about the key benefits of investing in cycling, for councils, communities and individuals.
Cycling to Work
Need some suggestions on how to make your workplace more cycle friendly? Try the Cycle Friendly Employer Guide.
Cycleway Design Guides
Cycling Network Guidance from NZTA “aims to promote a consistent, best-practice approach to cycling network and route planning throughout New Zealand”
Urban Bikeway Design Guide from NACTO (US) “state-of-the-practice solutions that can help create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists”
Greater Wellington Regional Council cycling page.
Wellington City Council cycling page
Wellington City Council fix-it page (send them locations of dangerous drain hole covers and they will replace them – amongst other things)
Porirua City Council cycling page.
Hutt City Council cycling and walking page.
Other useful biking websites
Urban Bicycles – “Promoting urban appropriate utility bicycles and utility cycling in New Zealand”
Wheeled Pedestrian – “Riding a bicycle. It’s as easy as walking, but faster”
Pimp your ride
Bells and Whistles – online beautiful bike accessories store