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The following posts are filed under: Streets & Roads.

Beware the insidious cul-de-sac

They’re sold as the epitome of the quiet, friendly street – but cul-de-sacs can be toxic for your suburb unless they’re buffered with some antidote.

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Ngauranga to Petone: Yes please

Right now it’s impossible to get between Hutt and Wellington cities as a free-range human without having a pretty yuk time. Good news: the Ngauranga to Petone shared path is on the table! Say Yes Please by 21st June

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Rights and responsibilities: the case of the pedestrian crossing

Auckland, recently: the authorities turned off the buzzing sound on a pedestrian crossing on a busy inner city road, for at best dubious reasons. Noise and sound really matter in cities

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Talking walking so cities can walk the talk

The NZ Walking Summit is the year’s unique opportunity to dive deep into talking walking! Living Streets Aotearoa are hosting it and guest-posted for TW here

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Your tasty updates platter

So many things afoot! In no order, some stuff that’s been happening this week (or that we’ve stumbled across this week).

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“It can’t be bad if Council keeps building it!”

Guest poster and nervous cyclist Barb picks up on a really interesting question in the judicial review hearing over Wellington city council’s decision to implement a parking-protected cycleway on a suburban main street.

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“Community desires” and the vital dullness of process

Imagine a well-intentioned initiative to make your local main street safer. Fast forward through a messy process, and now a local group’s taking Council to court over it all. What’s going on – and more importantly, would this happen to something good but messy in your suburb?

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Rights and responsibilities: the case of the pedestrian crossing

Auckland, recently: the authorities turned off the sound/buzz on pedestrian crossings in busy roads, for at best dubious reasons. But sound really matters in cities Here’s the piece on Stuff. A Twitter user and nearby apartment resident Max Tweedie kept calling in the crossing sound to auckland Transport, thinking it broken. But no: AT’s operations…

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Let’s Get Wellington Moving: what’s that all about again? (it’s been so long)

The gossip says (again!) that the LGWM Cabinet announcement is imminent. If you’re anything like us, you’ve kinda forgotten… but it’s worth remembering, so a handy refresher!

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New roads, new modelling, old questions

As Stuff reports on new traffic modelling for Wellington, we’re keen to understand more (well, anything really). And look: a fun interactive for you!

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