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School gate parking wars! Do we actually enjoy it?

Guest poster Ben T writes: we love our kids, so we… behave at our worst, and endanger them where they congregate every day – often spoiling rare time together. How will school communities react, as Wellington City heads towards asking “how should we do parking?”

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e-Scooters: what do you think? Tell the council

Wellington City Council is doing a 6-month check-in on the e-scooters trial. What do you think? Tell them by 2 February!

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What would a free market for parking look like?

As Wellington quietly gears up to grasp the nettle of urban carparking management, City Beautiful’s Stephen Davis has insights from a place taking a much less regulated approach

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Who’s looking in our homes?

Should we demand that people give up their privacy in exchange for getting to rent a house that doesn’t make them sick? Whare Hauora boss Hiria Te Rangi says a firm No

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Feedback-a-rama 2: e-scooters and huge transport plans!

Last hurrah folks! If you’re time-poor, 5 minutes on the RLTP (with mince pie in hand) gets you a lovely civic glow before the holidays.

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Feedback-a-rama! Consultation Season is open

Warm up those typing fingers folks, important things need your say! Here’s your handy guide to firing off good feedback faster than a 10year old with an automatic potato gun – and do it this week!

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Bus priority: Action!

Wellington City Council is today considering a really significant bit of paper: the draft Bus Priority Action Plan. It’s good news and worth a read.

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Where can we dance? Public space for people

Public space where people can meet, hang out, do stuff – even dance. It’s a sadly rare thing in our towns. Help some smart researchers understand what kind of public space you love

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Urbanerds drinks: End of year edition!

Come join other everyday superheroes fighting for better towns and cities! Capes optional. Put it in the diary folks – and note this special edition is a Thursday 

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Slip lanes: slipknot?

A spotter’s guide to some common feature of our towns. Here: the “free left turn” or slip lane.

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