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Posts Tagged ‘ buses ’

LISTEN: Mixed feelings saying goodbye to trolley buses

Oct 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The last trolley bus will roll through the streets of Wellington today, despite last minute attempts to save the Wellington icons.



What could the future hold for Wellington’s public transport?

May 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News

WATCH: The future options for how much you pay and the type of bus you catch in Wellington under review



Wainui locals rate tagging, sports grounds, transport as election issues

Oct 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Residents enjoy their valley, but there are a few things to be sorted out by the incoming politicians.



Seating signs cause confusion on buses

May 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

BUS USERS in Wellington can be forgiven if they are confused by signs for elderly and disabled seating.

Signs state that the four seats at the front are for the elderly, disabled and those with young children, but Metlink’s website says otherwise, reports SAMMI ABBOTT.



Call for brakes to go on city bus routes review

Feb 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Regional council expects up to 10,000 submissions on changes



Residents upset over loss of their bus services

Feb 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wilton, Brooklyn residents badly affected by bus review.



Peak time Wellington bus service lags behind trains

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Commuters sick of public transport delays in rush hours.



Likes unlikely to budge council on buses

Nov 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Councillor defends region’s full fares for students.



Brooklyn’s dangerous thoroughfare spotlighted

Sep 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Residents work to improve safety crossing the main road.



Plate noise annoys Manners bus critics

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

City council digs up brand new street to fix leaky pipe.



Bus drivers, cyclists swap points of view

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

They changed places to get each other’s perspective.



QUAKE Day 1: Many feared dead

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Day 1 coverage: Multiple fatalities are feared following a shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake which struck Christchurch early this afternoon.



NewsWire’s best year yet had other media noticing

Dec 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Nearly a quarter of a million people visited NewsWire in 2010, making it a record year since the Whitireia Journalism news website was launched in 2008.



Transport will still be the greatest issue for regional council

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Coming improvements include real-time information, electronic ticketing, and improved public transport network frequency and coverage, reports JOSIE GLASSON.



Protesters seek new route to delay fare increases

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Passengers will pay more but campaigners not giving up.



Capital’s East by West Ferries hits Snapper snag

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

It’s not plain sailing adapting the travel card system



Traffic light trial for Courtenay crossings

Oct 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Buses will find Courtenay Pl easier to negotiate with crossing controls.



Capital’s people are much more beautiful than its buildings

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story

WELLINGTONIANS are more beautiful than their architecture, says a Chilean photographer taking pictures of people on the capital’s buses. CARL SUURMOND took pictures of him.



City bus users reeling from Snapper snags

Aug 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Problems with new bus passes still plague city bus goers.



Badly behaving buses get offside with motorists

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Frustration for other traffic when buses don’t pull in properly.



Buses & pedestrians win over cars in Boulcott St

Jul 15th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Wellington City Council won’t be changing the Boulcott St short traffic light phase to stop red-light runners.