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Climate, growth, transport: it’s simple maths. Just do it.

Wellington (like many other towns) has separate strategies with separate consultations for growth, tackling climate change, and transport. Sigh. Here’s your TL;DR for… ALL THE THINGS Pop quiz: Would you rather it was easier or harder to do all of the following: have happy, healthy, independent kids know your neighbours and have local friends have…

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Is an ‘Eco-City’ Viable? Why, yes! Part three.

In this third and final instalment, guest poster Brendon Harre asks: is an Eco-City planned for northern Wellington, politically and economically viable?

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Building Choice

Part six of a six-part series, compiled by Talk Wellington, that outlines a sensible vision for transport. This is a space that needs filling even as Let’s Get Wellington Moving prepares to spend $4 billion on transport in the capital.

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Streets for people

Part five of a six-part series, compiled by Talk Wellington, that outlines a sensible vision for transport. This is a space that needs filling even as Let’s Get Wellington Moving prepares to spend $4 billion on transport in the capital.

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Wellington needs more houses not more roads

Guest poster James Fraser looks at the vital nexus between housing and transport, and reckons that where it comes to Wellington, the government’s left hand is working against its right in making tradeoffs

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Buses, trains and time: what’s really happening (31 March report)

The latest report on public transport performance, compiled from Metlink’s own (scarce) data by stalwart transport nerd Mike Mellor. Data to 31 March.

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Buses, trains and time: what’s really happening (24 March report)

The latest report on public transport performance, compiled from Metlink’s own (scarce) data by stalwart transport nerd Mike Mellor. Report from 24 March.

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Transport for our children’s future

Part three of a six-part series, compiled by Talk Wellington, that outlines a sensible vision for transport. This is a space that needs filling even as Let’s Get Wellington Moving prepares to spend $4 billion on transport in the capital.

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Smart moves – voices of Wellington

Heaps of people talked to us for Part 2 of our special series, Smart Moves, but we could only fit a handful of them in the DomPost word limit. So here’s what people think about transport in Wellington right now, and how they’d like to get around.

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Eco-City done well could solve housing crisis. Part two of three.

In part two of three, guest poster Harre dishes up possibilities for the proposed Wellington Eco-City, how housing could be integrated with rapid transit and how houses can be built affordably.

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