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The following posts are filed under: planning.

Post-COVID stimulus: THE WELLINGTON UPGRADE!

As loads of government folks burn midnight oil defending us from the COVID-19 pandemic, others are looking at how to stimulate our economy. What should Wellington call for in a stimulus package?

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The 15 Minute City

Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo has a powerful concept in her re-election campaign: the 15-minute city. It’s the kind of vision we need in Wellington

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Where’s Wellington’s “Accessible City” plan?

It’s still not done to envy Auckland; it’s somehow disloyal. But guest poster Jamie Has Two Feet looks longingly at Tāmaki’s clear vision for people in their city centre.

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Feedback-a-rama 2: e-scooters and huge transport plans!

Last hurrah folks! If you’re time-poor, 5 minutes on the RLTP (with mince pie in hand) gets you a lovely civic glow before the holidays.

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The Big Kahuna: Reforming the Resource Management Act

It’s now another government’s turn to have a crack at reforming the RMA. A couple of good summaries…

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Getting denser better: NIMBYism and developers (dispatch from San Diego)

Worldwide, unreasonable neighbour resistance (“Not In My Backyard”) is one of the greatest hurdles to the land-use intensification that modern cities need to be sustainable, accessible, and liveable. Talk Wellington are looking at different ways to overcome it – here, profiling some progressive developers’ coalitions in San Diego, California.

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Let’s Get Wellington Moving: what’s that all about again? (it’s been so long)

The gossip says (again!) that the LGWM Cabinet announcement is imminent. If you’re anything like us, you’ve kinda forgotten… but it’s worth remembering, so a handy refresher!

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Climate, growth, transport: it’s simple maths. Just do it Wellington.

Wellington (like many other towns) has separate strategies with separate consultations for growth, tackling climate change, and transport. Sigh. Here’s your TL;DR for… ALL THE THINGS

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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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Smart moves – voices of Wellington

Heaps of people talked to us for Part 2 of our special series, Smart Moves, but we could only fit a handful of them in the DomPost word limit. So here’s what people think about transport in Wellington right now, and how they’d like to get around.

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