Better public transport for Christchurch

The Greater Christchurch Partnership are currently engaging with the public on a Rapid Transit scheme for Christchurch. One of the overriding impressions I’ve been getting from talking to people so far is that, yes rapid transit sounds great in theory, but they don't believe we'll ever see it. We’ve been talking about trains and light … Continue reading Better public transport for Christchurch

Cycle Counts part II

I posted a couple of weeks ago about how many of the cycle counters around Christchurch are going gang-busters and recording personal bests for their daily cycle volumes. However that is a bit of a simplification. When you look at different periods the story can start to get cloudy. There were requests for a comparison … Continue reading Cycle Counts part II

Christchurch cycleways smashing all sorts of records

Cyclist volumes in Christchurch have made like the Black Caps and been smashing records all over the show lately. I thought I'd take a closer look (data available here). The Antigua Street bridge is the busiest counter in the city (possibly country?), regularly clocking over 2,000 cyclists a day. But in the 4 1/2 years … Continue reading Christchurch cycleways smashing all sorts of records