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The following posts are filed under: engagement.

Have your say on Wellington’s proposed Parking Policy: the FULL BANANA edition

There’s a proposed new gospel for dealing with parking and it’s going to shape our city profoundly. Here’s your step by step handy guide for an awesome, high-quality submission

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Feedback-a-rama! Consultation Season is open

Warm up those typing fingers folks, important things need your say! Here’s your handy guide to firing off good feedback faster than a 10year old with an automatic potato gun – and do it this week!

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Parking: costs

Wellington inner city residents are objecting to increasing cost of their residents’ parking permits. And a councillor is encouraging people to object. A recap on some of the home truths about city parking

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Buses, trains and time: what’s really happening

Earlier this week we did a shout-out to geeky types who sit on reference groups in the mid-water layer of the public transport ecosystem. This week: eye opening insight from geeky types who sit at home, parsing data on important issues like… Where are our buses and trains? Are they getting worse? If GWRC won’t…

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The transport ecosystem: in praise of reference group geeks

Public noise about public transport has waned from its #bustastrophe peak. But is anything really improving? Reference Groupie reports that – lucky for Wellington, some civic-minded citizens are helping – and having to work hard to keep the players honest.

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The Traffic Jam Episode 7: Absolutely Positively Newtown (and Berhampore)

Beloved voice of Radio NZ Nights, Bryan Crump, looks forward to the next steps now that 935 people have submitted on the Newtown Connections (aka WCC having a better go at safe cycling in the southern suburbs). 

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Newtown, new connections: a bike network* for the southern suburbs

Bike routes are on their way for South Wellington and through to the city centre (Newtown/Berhampore/Mt Cook), they won’t be shit, and with your support they could be great. (Don’t mention Island Bay, I did once but I think I got away with it.)

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Bustastrophe, budgets, and the Big Picture: Let’s Get Wellington Moving and beyond

As bustastrophes and motorway crashes continue, and public transport officials tell people “don’t use *our network* if you need to be somewhere on time”, Let’s Get Wellington looms like an approaching space-ship. What’s up and what’s going to happen?

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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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Making streets better: starting with good kōrero

It was 2014 the last time the council asked people about cycling in Newtown and Berhampore, since when “the c word” has barely been heard there. But they’re asking again, now, til Tuesday 5pm, and you should leap in there because things have changed, folks. They’re doing it right!

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