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The following posts are filed under: Streets & Roads.

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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Smart choices

Part four 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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If you build it, they will come: bigger roads mean more traffic

It’s a good time to remind ourselves of a universal law of urban physics: if you build it, they will come. It applies for all kinds of travel, so it’s bad news for those of us who believe “widen the road, remove the bottleneck, that’ll fix the traffic”.

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New departures: Wellington’s wheels and deals

Part One of a six-part Saturday 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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Cut off: the severance effect of busy roads

Tried to get from the waterfront to the city lately? Or had to use a “pedestrian refuge” to move around your local shops? Severance is a side-effect of big infrastructure in urban areas, and it’s something we need to know about. As we learn the Inner City Bypass has worked out as a loss to…

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Walk This Way

We love walking. Especially on Walk2WorkDay!

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We’re walking here!

Wellington is the premier place to walk in New Zealand. Ellen Blake of Living Streets Aotearoa invites us all to Walk To Work Day today 13th March –  you’ll be in good company on the footpaths!

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“Shared Responsibility” messaging ignores our Basic Human Responsibilities – to look out for the more vulnerable among us.

Maybe it’s all the out-of-towners, wandering our streets… but we’re noticing how our streets prioritise “rights and obligations” for people when in vehicles and when not. Thanks to reader Kerry for tipping us off to this great post from Ontario blogger Mr Bikes A Bunch.

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PARK(ing) Day: streets of potential

Today’s PARK(ing) Day, when single on-street carparks transform to real parks and suddenly become useful to hundreds of people. Have you seen them all?

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