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The following posts are filed under: buses.

Waiting for light rail? Let’s build a busway now!

One question on the mind of everyone suffering from Wellington’s transport problems is – when will Let’s Get Wellington Moving actually get us moving? Guest poster Marko Garlick sees a supercharger hiding in plain sight

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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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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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Buses, trains and time: what’s really happening

The latest report on public transport performance, compiled from Metlink’s own (scarce) data by stalwart transport nerd Mike Mellor. Data to 10 March.

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Buses, trains and time: what’s really REALLY happening

Are our buses and trains more on time and reliable, less so, or just different? It’s been much too hard to tell from official information.  But rejoice: it’s public-spirited transport nerds to the rescue again!

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Are Wellington public transport users waking up?

Wellington’s had pretty decent public transport for a long time, but our aspirations for the services had plateaued at “pretty OK”.  Is this changing? 

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A fare comparison

Go to Auckland, enjoy their fancier public transport… but your rides may be getting pricier.  We may have crappier services (integrated ticketing anyone?!) but we’re in NZ’s (expensive) ballpark for fares.  

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12 Days of Welly Wishes

Christmas is almost upon us but did you see our 12 Days of Welly Wishes on Instagram? No?! Well, here they are…

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Transport vs living vs identity: Berhampore, and everywhere

We have all these conversations about “cycling” or “parking” or “housing” or “buses”, but not enough about “getting around” – and definitely not enough about “who do we want to be”.  IslandBayCycleway’s Regan Dooley highlights Berhampore – but we’re all Berhampore, really

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Back to reality: school dropoff

Four days since the school holidays ended, and already they’re a distant memory.  Back in the morning battles of the school dropoff, guest poster Ben wonders again if there isn’t a better way… 

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