Infrastructure

Bikes kicked off harbour bridge for good

Brent Melville
Fri, 17 Dec 2021

Bikes kicked off harbour bridge for good
Brian Roche says even a temporary cycle lane on the existing bridge "isn't practical". (Image: supplied)
Brent Melville
Fri, 17 Dec 2021
Sir Brian Roche says a cycle lane across Auckland’s harbour bridge isn’t a goer.Roche, chair of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, scotched the idea of dedicating a lane on the existing bridge to bikes and pedestrians, telling a parliamentary select committee hearing on Thursday that the lane had been considered but “is not practical and has been ruled out”.A plan to allocate a lane of the bridge for cyclists and pedestrians over the "quieter summer months" was originally mooted by transport minister Michael Wood...

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