| NZ Transport Agency, City of Napier and Hastings District Council
Hawke’s Bay is already regarded as one of the best places in the country to cycle, and its star is set to rise following the Government’s announcement that more than 50km of cycle paths will be accelerated as part of the Urban Cycleways Programme.
| NZ Transport Agency and Gisborne District Council
Cycling in Gisborne is set to become safer, easier and more enjoyable following today’s announcement that the Government is investing $1.3 million from the Urban Cycleways Fund into a major extension of the Wainui Cycleway.
Cycling in Wellington is set to become safer, easier and more enjoyable following today’s announcement that the Government is investing $20 million from the Urban Cycleways Fund into a range of cycling projects across the region.
Improvements to the Nelson/Union Street and Hobson/Pitt Street intersections will start on Sunday as part of the Nelson Street Cycle Route, a joint project of the NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport.
New electronic speed limit signs will slow motorists to 40km/h as they travel on Nelson St State Highway 6 (SH 6) and McLauchlan Street past Marlborough Girls College and Bohally Intermediate School from this week, boosting safety for students.
Cyclists and pedestrians on State Highway 6’s Whakatu Drive will soon be able to enjoy greater peace of mind while enjoying the scenic waterfront, with a 2.5km wire rope edge barrier now under construction to protect people using the shared pathway from errant vehicles.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists travelling on State Highway 2 between Te Puke and Paengaroa to expect delays this week, as contractors carry out resurfacing on either side of the Kaituna River Bridge.