Gridlock

All things cycling have become the subject of ire for many in Tauranga who question why ratepayer dollars should be paying to accommodate people choosing to travel by bike.

This was clear in feedback the Bay of Plenty Times received after Tauranga City Council closed Welcome Bay Lane because of the dangers for cyclists using the Welcome Bay Rd cycle lane.

But in a city where traffic congestion is at its all-time worst, reporter Kiri Gillespie questions whether this upset and anger is perhaps misplaced? In this opinion piece, she braves the haters and confesses her role as a cyclist,

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