We're keen to see more people riding bikes in the city. So much so, cycling features in a number of our plans and strategies.
This plan envisions investment in an urban cycle network to bring about an environment and culture change that encourages more people in Palmerston North to choose cycling more often.
Council plans to:
For some streets, we'll start with painted cycle lanes and upgrade to separated cycleways in coordination with the street maintenance programme. In new urban development areas, separated cycleways will also be the preferred type of provision on new roads designed for higher traffic volumes.
Urban Cycle Network Masterplan 2019(PDF, 3MB)
The Active and Public Transport Plan shows how we intend to create a strong culture of walking and cycling and enable an efficient and effective public transport network.
This plan guides the provision of parks, playgrounds, and recreation opportunities to encourage a more active community.