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Recent additions to the website.

Guidance and specifications

New Description Published
Advanced contra-flow cycle facility(external link) Cyclists (and motorists alike) need some advance-warning of the presence of contra-flow cycling. The advanced contra-flow cycle lane sign may be used to indicate the presence of an upcoming contra-flow cycling facility. See detailed design considerations under Provision for contra-flow cycling for more information. 3 Dec 2021
Path behaviour markings [PDF, 1.7 MB] Guidance on when and where behaviour markings can be used to support the safe operation of Shared paths and Cycle-only paths. 4 Oct 2021
Sharrow markings Update on sharrow markings: when merging people on bicycles with general traffic at roundabouts. 16 Apr 2021

See also Guidance notes and tools

Case studies

New Description Published
Christchurch - Ilam Road separated cycleway (updated) A project initiated to improve safety at the University of Canterbury eventually saw the implementation of the first uni-directional separated cycleways in Christchurch in 2013. Oct 2021
Christchurch - Matai Street Railway Level Crossing Barrier gates are being installed at a rail crossing on the Uni-Cycle Route on Matai Street West, stopping cyclists from crossing the tracks when trains are approaching. Oct 2021
Christchurch - Te Papa Ōtākaro / Avon River Precinct The Avon River Precinct / Te Papa Ōtākaro was the first of seventeen anchor projects in the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan to be taken through design and construction. Oct 2021

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