The following posts are filed under: planning.
Biddy Livesey – housing policy analyst, researcher, and future resident of Cohaus – leads us on an exciting journey: what Cohaus will look like…Read More
Let’s Get Wellington Moving will be some of the biggest changes to Wellington city’s transport since the Urban Motorway was built in the 1960s. LGWM’s “recommended package for investment” (stuff to build) was due out in May. While we wait, progressive transport coalition Congestion Free Wellington has ten questions for the LGWM team.Read More
Wish it wasn’t so hard to do the sustainable, climate-friendly thing in everyday life? You’re not alone! NZ’s systems make it much too hard (and much too easy to do the opposite).
But the Zero Carbon Act is a first step towards fixing The System – so it’s easier for us to be better. Tell them your “Yeah!” by 19th July!
“Please give us lots of tax money to fund our transport works” Wellington councils are apparently asking Cabinet today. They will have their fingers crossed that Ministers won’t ask awkward questions like “will this package actually achieve what it should?” because the answer doesn’t seem like it’ll be healthy.Read More
Guest author Peter, reading yet another news item fretting about growth and land for development, and yet another item fretting about traffic in Wellington, wonders if he’s going a bit cuckoo. With elephants and cats.Read More
Wake me up before you go-go: Wellington City Council goes WHAM, plus attractive TODs.Read More
If you could go around as a different gender for a while – like Robin Williams’ character in Mrs Doubtfire – you’d have a different experience of your city. Because they’re mainly designed and run by men, cities tend not to work so well for those who aren’t. But that’s not how it’s going to be in…Read More
In this weekend’s food for thought: optimism, excitement and innovation in Christchurch – scrapped, top to bottom. Was a key regeneration project doomed, did someone kill it, or did we starve it?Read More