The following posts are filed under: transport.
News! The government’s going to spend our dollars differently on transport: less of some stuff, and more of other stuff. Greater Auckland’s Matt Lowrie has read the new draft Transport Investment Proposal so you don’t have to. And it’s good news if you think our road toll trend is a bad thing. This post was originally…Read More
All our towns are being shaped his year by a boring sounding but extremely important document: their Long Term Plan. It’s really important to have your say on the last one still open – it’s even worth missing a few minutes of MAFS.Read More
We all know the Wellington region needs more cash for public transport, plus discouragement from driving that clogs the roads (we said it loudly too). But how do we get it? One tool is congestion charging. Auckland’s thinking hard about it – is it a tool our region should use too? Auckland’s Harriet Gale has some…Read More
This year’s window has closed for having our say on Let’s Get Wellington Moving. Guest author Roger Boulter calls out the elephant in the room that’s now going to get bigger.Read More
Talk Wellington looks at how Let’s Get Wellington Moving deals with 82,000 of the people in the CBD every day. Spoiler alert: they come from north of Ngauranga…. so sorry folks, you’re out of scope.Read More
Talk Wellington was at the much-anticipated event of the week: the launch of the four “scenarios” that Let’s Get Wellington Moving has been preparing to sort out transport in the CBD. Ahhh Wellington… our capital city. Your natural advantages have been compromised by some short-sighted infrastructure decisions back in the day (airport & hospital locations,…Read More
Transport-flavoured tidbits for your breakfast enjoyment this week… What the hell is a Stroad? One this week from the “oh that’s what that is!” box: the weird and dysfunctional beast that is the STROAD. It’s a made-up word by Strong Towns, but it’s a useful one: the hybrid of a street (a destination, whose…Read More