The following posts are filed under: walking.
“Shared Responsibility” messaging ignores our Basic Human Responsibilities – to look out for the more vulnerable among us.
Maybe it’s all the out-of-towners, wandering our streets… but we’re noticing how our streets prioritise “rights and obligations” for people when in vehicles and when not. Thanks to reader Kerry for tipping us off to this great post from Ontario blogger Mr Bikes A Bunch.Read More
The Traffic Jam’s third episode is “Pedestrian At Best” with Living Streets Aotearoa’s Ellen Blake, and it’s a great listen.Read More
Imagine if you could look at real estate ads and see this. In a suburban borough of London, it’s real: healthy streets changes (appallingly controversial at the time) are benefiting real people.Read More
When was the last time you got to experience Wellington streets truly open to the people? Graduation parade? Cuba Dupa? Thorndon Fair? THIS SUNDAY we’ve got a one-off chance to experience the magic of moving about our glorious city without the metal boxes that are normally king of the kerbs.Read More
The Island Bay Cycleway’s influence on Wellington transport thinking, and public discourse, is really significant. (It helped give birth to Talk Wellington!) In an issue space that’s been rife with reckons, civic activation, politicising, good intentions, cockups and conspiracies, it’s an otter relief to know it’s really coming right.Read More
If you could ask an alien looking down at Wellington from outer space (via a translator, obviously), “which things here are in charge of this place?” what do you think they’d answer?Read More
Millions of people live, work and move across the vast Sydney region every day. Some commuters travel an hour or more into the city from Newcastle, the Blue Mountains or Wollongong. Our website content wrangler Alex MacGibbon didn’t have a long commuter trip, but remembers it vividly – a typical Sydney pattern of home, work,…Read More
In the third of our series, Dayna Berghan-Whyman – one of Talk Wellington’s social media gurus – shares her school run commute – featuring doom, a cafe, a car saleyard, poppies, and an enormous cat.Read More
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