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The following posts are filed under: Streets & Roads.

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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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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