Barb Cuthbert is a professional planner who focuses on active transport modes, specifically road cycling. She is the Chair and spokesperson of Bike Auckland, which promotes cycling and is a key stakeholder with Auckland Transport and the New Zealand Transport Agency. Bike Auckland has encouraged planners and engineers to cater for the needs of a range of bike users. Ms Cuthbert has been a significant advocate for implementing cycling projects around the city, including securing funding and communicating the importance of relevant planning projects, and has been instrumental in getting central and local government to work together.
Barb Cuthbert, of Auckland, QSM, for services to cycling and transport advocacy