The following posts are filed under: funding.
As politicians gear up for election promises, here’s one to listen for, a favourite across the political spectrum but especially the left. So does free = more ridership? The answer: yes, sometimes, but not always.Read More
Recent media highlighted the diverse views over local councils’ property dealings and the commercial confidentiality involved. How much secrecy is too much?Read More
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 JuneRead More
So many things afoot! In no order, some stuff that’s been happening this week (or that we’ve stumbled across this week).Read More
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…Read More
After a relatively ‘slow news week’ last week, it’s a safe bet there could be some fireworks this week if the new bus routes cause any major disruptions. Watch those routes! Here’s some transport talk in Te Upoko o te Ika that caught the roving eyes of the crew at Talk Wellington since last Monday…Read More
Today the coalition government released its 10-year Government Policy Statement on Transport, showing how our taxes will be spent on getting around (and quite a lot of our rates too). It’s got some changes from the initial one, which saw much handwaving and consternation, but it’s a strong new direction and at Talk Wellington our…Read More