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Lightpath wins design award

Published: 17 October 2016
Alistair Young takes part in Go By Bike Day on Auckland's Lightpath.

Te Ara I Whiti – The Lightpath, Auckland's hot-pink cycle path, has been named among the supreme winners of the annual Best New Zealand Design Awards.

In awarding it the Spatial Purple Pin honour, judges described it as an "incredible addition to the city ... it was technologically resolved allowing the user to be totally immersed in the space".

Since opening in December, the pink LightPath has been used more than 100,000 times, or an average of 750 times a day.

Read the full story at The New Zealand Herald