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The following posts are filed under: Streets & Roads.

Access for everyone: now that sounds good

A city that everyone can access and use equally? What a cracking idea!

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Early movement on Let’s Get Wellington Moving?

A new announcement from Let’s Get Wellington Moving – emailed last week to those on its newsletter list. Are there signs it’s starting to Get Wellington Living?

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On-street parking: let’s get it right(er) in Wellington city

Aah, street parking our old friend. We’re wising up to you… and it’s time to get smarter about what you give us and take from us

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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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Rethinking Safety

As NZ grapples with our attitudes to our objectively terrible road death rate (not to mention e-scooters, kids’ cycling, high-vis, speed limits etc), we must ask: what’s real, and what’s in our heads – what myths have we come to believe?

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Dear Wellington, we need to talk about driving

Surprise? Household emissions have risen, risen, and we can point the finger at how much we drive. So what can we do?

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Safer space for cycling (scooting): what’s going onwith (some of) us?

A recent piece on the sudden scuttling of a flagship London project for safer cycling, and local e-scooter hoo-ha, sparked a few thoughts about local opposition to infrastructure for safer cycling – and e-scooting.

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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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