News

6 August 2018 - 20:28

plant in tree guardOur team spent the day planting native trees on Quail Island / Ōtamahua. The trust looking after the island has been at it for 20 years and the progress is stunning. We thoroughly enjoyed lending a few hands and adding to the collective effort.

20 July 2018 - 13:25

title slide of the e-bike presentationThree of us will be presenting at the upcoming 2WALKandCYCLE Conference in Palmerston North: John (two presentations), Glen (one presentation) and Axel (one presentation). There are written papers in support of two of those presentations. See you in Palmerston North!

4 July 2018 - 21:36

2017 awardViaStrada is proud to be nominated in two categories in this year's Bike to the Future Awards, as well as being involved in two other nominations. The winners will be announced at the 2WALKandCYCLE Conference in Palmerston North at the end of July.

7 May 2018 - 16:58

Traffic signals to separate through and diagonal cycling movements

Have you seen Auckland's new directional cycle signals? They have two sites - Beach Road / Te Taou Crescent, and Nelson Street / Victoria Street. Even if you haven't seen them yet, please give us your feedback.

21 February 2018 - 11:43

HDC iWay panelJohn leads ViaStrada's school travel planning services. Based on his experience in the US, in 2016 John set up the New Zealand Travel Planners' group with 24 members representing 14 local authorities.

9 February 2018 - 19:32

Last year, we conceded that ViaStrada sucks at cycling. We must face the truth once more.

8 February 2018 - 09:13

Directional cycle signal headViaStrada has been commissioned to help Christchurch City Council with two surveys relating to cycling; one regarding the current trial of directional cycle traffic signals, and the other regarding cycling crashes on tram tracks.

17 October 2017 - 15:13

** STOP PRESS - CNG WORK RECEIVES HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD **

CNG team membersFinalists were recently announced for New Zealand's 2017 Bike to the Future awards, and ViaStrada are excited to feature on the list! We worked with Abley Transportation Consultants on the Cycling Network Guidance project, which is a finalist for the Innovation Hub Award. The winners will be announced at the Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress awards dinner in Christchurch on 19 October.

4 October 2017 - 10:15

Trafinz logoDuring 2017, ViaStrada joined Trafinz, the New Zealand Local Authority Traffic Institute. Whilst we obviously aren't a local authority, Trafinz is a principal champion for road safety initiatives, and that makes them a logical partner for us. The snag, however, has always been that their corporate membership fees were affordable only for large corporates. We pointed this out to them and they very swiftly added a membership class for smaller outfits. Good on them, and we are now a happy new member.

21 August 2017 - 11:13

Glen presenting in NapierThey're back! In Sep/Oct there will be new training courses for Fundamentals of Planning/Design for Cycling (Auckland) and Advanced Intersection Design (Christchurch) - register now...