'Roller-coaster' as bike bridge faces uncertainty

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 3 Aug 2021, 6:57PM
Cyclists cross the Auckland Harbour Bridge after calling for a three-month cycle lane trial. (Photo / Dean Purcell)
Cyclists cross the Auckland Harbour Bridge after calling for a three-month cycle lane trial. (Photo / Dean Purcell)

'Roller-coaster' as bike bridge faces uncertainty

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 3 Aug 2021, 6:57PM

The bike bridge to Birkenhead might get scrapped. Government ministers today are refusing to commit to the $800 million cycle bridge, and Finance Minister Grant Robertson has now taken to calling it a 'proposal' only.

Chair of Bike Auckland, Barb Cuthbert, described it as a ‘roller-coaster’.

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