Dunedin cyclists could soon be ringing their bells courtesy
of the Dunedin City Council.
The idea of offering free bells to the city's cyclists was
discussed by councillors at yesterday's 2014-15 annual plan
deliberations, after a public submission called for the idea
to be considered.
Cr David Benson-Pope raised the idea again yesterday, saying
he would be happy for anything ''other than a klaxon'' for
cyclists to be considered by the council.
''DCC-sponsored bells, with advertising logos on them, would
Mayor Dave Cull said free bells, part-funded by the council,
had been offered to cyclists years ago.
''I was the recipient of a couple myself''.
The idea would be referred to the council's infrastructure
services committee for consideration, Mr Cull said.