Construction of a section of cycleway connecting Dunedin's west harbour track with the city should be completed by the end of the year.
Plans to rejig parking to improve the safety of cyclists on Dunedin's main thoroughfares have been approved after many questions and some criticism from city councillors.
The University of Otago has rejected the idea of putting a cycle lane through the campus as a way of getting cyclists off Dunedin's one-way system, saying such a move would be unsafe for pedestrians.
Work on the Clutha district leg of the Clutha Gold Trail will start next week, with the trust behind the cycle trail hopeful the whole trail will be completed by the end of the year.
Peter Hughes A section of the West Harbour cycleway-walkway will be closed for a day while Dunedin City Council contractors undertake sea protection work. The Magnet St to Ravensbourne section would close on Monday from 9am until about 4pm, Dunedin City Council senior contracts supervisor Peter Hughes said.
The Dunedin City Council is under pressure to continue work on the Otago Peninsula walkway, cycleway and road-widening project, and fund its share of the planned new Blueskin Bay library.
A cycling group says it will fight plans to delay the next stage of Dunedin's $35.5 million Otago Peninsula cycleway by three years.
Residents of Otago Harbour suburbs believe illumination plans for the State Highway 88 cycleway, between Maia and Port Chalmers, will detract from harbour views.
The Harbour cycleway is to be extended out to St Leonards along State Highway 88 by the New Zealand Transport Agency next year.
People intending to cash in on the tourism opportunities which will open up with the cycle trails being built through the Teviot Valley were advised this week to set high standards and seize opportunities.
The Southland District Council has received more than 130 submissions opposing the proposed $7 million Around the Mountains Cycle Trail, including 34 from overseas anglers worried about its impact on remote rivers.
The next piece of the puzzle for the Queenstown Trail will begin today with the start of construction near Arrowtown, marking the halfway mark for the 90km track.
The proposed $7 million Around the Mountain Cycle Trail that it was hoped would be open at this time next year has received a setback in the resource application process.
The $7 million Around the Mountains Cycle Trail is closer to gaining approval from the Queenstown Lake District Council as its resource consent application has been notified and is now open for submissions.
Efforts to establish a cycling, horse-riding and walking trail linking Palmerston, Dunback, Macraes and Middlemarch are continuing, despite the fact the proposal to build a trail between Palmerston and Middlemarch missed out on the first round of government funding for cycling and walking trails.
Opening the old rail tunnel between Caversham and Kaikorai Valley to the public is part of the cycleway strategy being considered at today's Dunedin City Council meeting.
Work on the latest two sections of the $35.5 million Otago Peninsula cycleway has slipped more than one month behind schedule.
Plans for a network of strategic cycleways across Dunedin have been tweaked after the Dunedin City Council received more than 100 submissions during public consultation.
About $500,000 could be spent constructing two cycle and walkways in Oamaru and Weston under a proposal to be considered by the Waitaki District Council's committee of the whole on Tuesday.