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The following posts are filed under: Wellington City.

Waiting for light rail? Let’s build a busway now!

One question on the mind of everyone suffering from Wellington’s transport problems is – when will Let’s Get Wellington Moving actually get us moving? Guest poster Marko Garlick sees a supercharger hiding in plain sight

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The Gimp is back, and it wants you to vote

The Traffic Jam reckons 2019’s local body elections are a block buster (and the Friendly Orange Elections Gimp would agree). But what’s worse than not voting is an ill-informed vote. Fear not – the Jam’s got your back, writes Bryan Crump

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On-street parking: let’s get it right(er) in Wellington city

Aah, street parking our old friend. We’re wising up to you… and it’s time to get smarter about what you give us and take from us

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Which Way to Welly? CBD Transport Data Analysis!

Thanks to some great data collection and cooperation between the city and regional councils, Wellington has been tracking how people get into our city since the year 2000. We have a look at how things are placed, and how our city is changing. Get ready for the stats!

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Reasonable Expectations Part 3: Canberra and Light Rail

We always hear “oh we can’t have that, we’re not a European city”. So what about a similar sized, sprawling Australasian city? Our capital city cousin across the ditch has big goals for transformation, and light rail is at the heart of them.

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Reasonable expectations: Wellington, mediocrity and public transport

We’ve got #bustastrophe and lots of justifiable anger, but even before that, if we’re honest, our public transport was pretty meh.  So with Wellington population, geography, and assuming sensible funding – what can we reasonably expect from public transport? Part one of a series

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On(zO) yer bike! Yikes!

With Freddie Mercury’s voice singing “I want to ride my bicycle” in her head, TW’s project manager Kate goes for a spin. Or does she?

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Oh, oh, Onzo! Will you whisk me across Welly?

We’re excited about a new bike-sharing service in town!

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Over the rainbow!

Wellington’s getting a rainbow pedestrian crossing!  It may not seem like much, but it represents a giant leap for our road management bureaucracy. So let’s celebrate! 

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On the frontlines of tactical urbanism: lighter, quicker, cheaper with Steven Burgess

“We shape our streets, and thereafter they shape us” – but then we can shape them back. And it needn’t be a huge, expensive, fraught undertaking. Tactical urbanism guru Steven Burgess has been in Aotearoa-NZ, rattling a few cages and opening eyes, and guest poster Braden went along. 

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