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WCC cycling budget gets thumbs up from cyclists

WCC cycling budget gets thumbs up from cyclists

Wellington cyclists are applauding the Wellington City Council's decision to invest nearly $5 million in cycling and walking.

Wellington City Council’s new 10-year plan includes $4,750,000 to invest in a cycling and walking network, including the proposed Great Harbour Way.

Cycle Aware Wellington chairperson Illona Keenan says it is a responsible decision by the Council.

“As the price of petrol creeps up more people are looking to reduce their dependence on driving.”

“Making it easier to get around on bikes and on foot is a step towards making Wellington a more resilient and sustainable place.”

“Cycle Aware Wellington's next priority is getting bike racks on buses, as they have been trialling in Christchurch.”

For further information, contact Illona Keenan, Cycle Aware Wellington, tel 027-254-4414


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