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Open Streets – please sir, can we have some more?

Open Streets Wellington was totally worth it. Check out our report and gallery and then send us YOUR pictures of the day!

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“Three bedrooms, one bathroom, close to amenities, kids live longer”

Imagine if you could look at real estate ads and see this. In a suburban borough of London, it’s real: healthy streets changes (appallingly controversial at the time) are benefiting real people.

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Open Streets? Neat!

When was the last time you got to experience Wellington streets truly open to the people? Graduation parade? Cuba Dupa? Thorndon Fair? THIS SUNDAY we’ve got a one-off chance to experience the magic of moving about our glorious city without the metal boxes that are normally king of the kerbs.

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Starting to get it right: Island Bay and the South

The Island Bay Cycleway’s influence on Wellington transport thinking, and public discourse, is really significant. (It helped give birth to Talk Wellington!) In an issue space that’s been rife with reckons, civic activation, politicising, good intentions, cockups and conspiracies, it’s an otter relief to know it’s really coming right.

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On(zO) yer bike! Yikes!

With Freddie Mercury’s voice singing “I want to ride my bicycle” in her head, TW’s project manager Kate goes for a spin. Or does she?

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Oh, oh, Onzo! Will you whisk me across Welly?

We’re excited about a new bike-sharing service in town!

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Safe Cycling in the CBD

Talk Wellington was passing the time on Facebook (I mean, who doesn’t?) and came across a thread on Vic Deals…

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Tax into Transport: the next three years’ National Land Transport funding

On Friday the Transport Minister announced the 2018-21 funding from the National Land Transport Fund. It’s a big deal because it’s the tax money that funds how we get around.  The press release is the usual stuff, but here’s what they say Wellington’s going to get…  

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Burst my bubble

Guest author Lizzy H loves the bubble she get around in. But she also wonders: are our bubbles making us less human?

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Off to a good fresh start: Newtown Connections

Conversations about more bikeable streets in Newtown, Berhampore and Mt Cook suffered from being in the “fallout zone” of the Island Bay cycleway conversations.  Four years later, Wellington City Council is having another go. This time, they’re asking people well before there’s anything tangible on the table.  Guest poster Baz gives his take on the first…

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