‘Someone’s gonna get killed’: Road-blockage protest stops cycleway construction in Christchurch


Edit 9pm 6 April: See the link in the comments for an update – “A man who protested construction of a cycleway by standing out in the rain with his placard, appears to have won the battle.” Thanks Mike Davidson City Councillor – Papanui for sharing.

The Grassmere Street section of the under-construction Papanui Parallel cycleway is in the news today: “Roading contractors have been forced to down tools as residents angry at Christchurch’s new road and cycleway design have taken their protest to the street.”
http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/91239081/someones-gonna-get-killed-roadblockage-protest-stops-cycleway-construction-in-christchurch

‘Someone’s gonna get killed’: Road-blockage protest stops cycleway construction in Christchurch

Roading contractors have been forced to down tools as residents angry at Christchurch’s new road design take their protest to the street.


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