Results

The following posts are filed under: public transport.

My Favourite Commute – Seattle Freeze and Speed

This week’s My Favourite Commute comes from Talk Welly crew-member Chris Vogliano, who remembers discovering the magic of light rail in Seattle.

Read More

Eight weeks is enough (and other ghost bus stories)

Regional councillors promise to fix their new bus network in eight weeks (even though they don’t think they would have introduced it any differently). But how do you address the broken buses in isolation to the even bigger revolution just around the corner; Let’s Get Wellington Moving?

Read More

Pick Me Up

Helena Bailey’s back, and she’s wondering why no-one is taking pity on her…

Read More

Electric Dreams of Wellington’s Tram History

A little story about an ol’ tram/bus stop in Miramar has us dreaming of early twentieth-century electric transport. A seamless tram ride from Seatoun to Thorndon would be a joy for today’s frazzled Wellington commuters!

Read More

My Favourite Commute – The People Trains Catch

In the second of our series, Damon Hyland – one of Talk Wellington’s social media gurus – shares his photography essay from South Africa.

Read More

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…  

Read More

My Favourite Commute: Ground Level Guangzhou

For the first in a new series, Talk Wellington’s Project Manager reminisces…

Read More

Pointed questions

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

Driving Me Crazy

Catching the bus now feels more stressful and less useful. Guest poster Helena Bailey is back – and she’s fuming. Why, after “improvements”, is it now harder to get home from the city at night?

Read More

Talking Transport in Te Upoko o te Ika: Monday 13th August

Collected insights and reflections about recent transport-related news  – your regular food for thought.

Read More