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The following posts are filed under: policy.

Plenty of parking, or something else? A webinar with Stuart Donovan

TUI Climate Community and Millions of Mothers proudly bring you expert transport researcher Stuart Donovan, live on Wednesday 3rd June and all about the parking.

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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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Talking Transport: North, West and Centre

Transport makes or breaks cities. For the last 40 years Wellington’s has been largely breaking us (or at best braking us). Local councillors’ transport policies and nous really matter. Talking Transport puts them on the spot so you can hear what they’ve got!

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Road To Zero: submission guide LAST CHANCE TODAY WEDNESDAY!

Quick! The best ten minutes you’ll spend today – less death in our times!

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Turning the Tide

Ever looked at our collective transport behaviour, and leaders’ transport decisions and thought “can we start using our brains already?” Good news: guest poster and transport policy expert Andrew Jackson reports that smart people putting their heads together to sort it out.

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Remove the FBT from public transport

 Greater Auckland’s Matt Lowrie finds an overlooked gold nugget in the Tax Working Group’s recommendations. It’s small but an important signal… This post was originally published on Greater Auckland and is reproduced with thanks Yesterday the government’s Tax Working Group released their final report of recommendations for changing our tax system. While the media have fixated on the prospect of Capital Gains Tax,…

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The show begins: Election 2019

It’s that time again (yes, it’s come pretty quick). Candidates for local body elections are starting to emit policy information to appeal to you, The Voter! Can one see what candidates actually stand for amid the “I stand for Motherhood and Apple Pie, and Lower Rates”? Talk Wellington unpicks some early starters   

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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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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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And we’re off! Doing Transport Differently* (*better)

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…

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