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The following posts are filed under: Society & Community.

Urbanerds Drinks – October Edition!

Knock off work on Tuesday and come join other everyday superheroes fighting for better towns and cities! Capes optional.

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Mayoral Race FOMO – a tale of two cities

Guest writer Michelle Rush notices a thing or two about local mayoral candidates…

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Transport: left, right, and centrist

Right now you could be forgiven for thinking Conservatives Do Cars Not Rail and Liberals Do Rail & Bikes Not Cars. Is this just NZ immaturely politicising another big issue, or is there fundamentally a left / right approach to transport?

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Talking Transport Hui: Regional (and southeastern city) Candidates

Contenders for Wellington’s Eastern and Southern Wards joined Regional council candidates in the second of The Traffic Jam’s Talking Transport hui, 25th September. Here are hot takes from chief Traffic Jammer Bryan Crump

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“You gotta hand it to ’em” – but not your vote

Talk Wellington admires skill in any job, including local body politicians. Which is why it’s good to use scorecards but also use less game-able, more revealing insights into those who would run our cities

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Talking Transport: North, West and Centre

Transport makes or breaks cities. For the last 40 years Wellington’s has been largely breaking us (or at best braking us). Local councillors’ transport policies and nous really matter. Talking Transport puts them on the spot so you can hear what they’ve got!

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Let’s get out and play!

Kids being able to play outdoors is such an allround good thing that it should be protected as a right, and fought for with at least as much passion as, say, street carparking. The UK has just boosted street play – hooray!

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Road To Zero: submission guide LAST CHANCE TODAY WEDNESDAY!

Quick! The best ten minutes you’ll spend today – less death in our times!

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The Gimp is back, and it wants you to vote

The Traffic Jam reckons 2019’s local body elections are a block buster (and the Friendly Orange Elections Gimp would agree). But what’s worse than not voting is an ill-informed vote. Fear not – the Jam’s got your back, writes Bryan Crump

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Vision Zero: what’s that?

Government’s announced the new road safety strategy and it’s open for consultation. What is this thing and should we welcome it?

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