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Posts Tagged ‘ pedestrians ’

Cars driven out of lower Tory Street in favour of pedestrians

Apr 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals need to get used to leaving cars home as council pushes more laneway projects



What’s on your mind when you cross the street?

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

WATCH: Wellington City Council’s new Think, Look, Cross campaign will cost rate-payers up to $100,000.



Traffic snarls up in central Wellington immediately after quake

Aug 18th, 2013 | By | Category: News

WELLINGTONIANS may have felt a lot of movement during today’s quake, but drivers trying to leave the city were going nowhere in a hurry. The magnitude of 6.6 earthquake, which struck at 2.31pm, sent many in the central city in a panic after buildings were evacuated. People trying to leave the city at the same […]



Road works start soon on Petone’s esplanade

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

CONGESTION ON the Petone foreshore could be a thing of the past, if new roading improvements are successful. The Hutt City Council is planning to take out parking, and add another lane to parts of the Esplanade, to help with peak traffic flow.



Council takes action to cut city pedestrian deaths

Aug 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Willis St to have safety barriers for a year, Bond St to be shut off.



Officers ‘wrong’ to reject barriers on Golden Mile

Aug 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Council officers have been challenged to admit they were wrong last year to reject pedestrian barriers on Wellington’s Golden Mile.

City councillors were briefed on pedestrian safety proposals, some of which they say were suggested and rejected in meetings last year. The Newswire team reports.



Lobby group says city council is ignoring its own safety plan

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The City is Ours wants Wellington City Council to pay more heed to its 2008 Walking Plan’s safety measures, reports KATIE McALISTER.



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.



Earmuffs, mask ‘must wear’ in Mt Vic Tunnel

Apr 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Art exercise has a whiff of reality with ventilation work due.



Bus accident troubles Manners cafe owner

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

VIDEO: Pedestrian injured in much-criticised lane.



Easing cyclists’ way from Welly to Shelly Bay

Nov 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New route opening Sunday includes concession for cyclists.



Go-slows on shopping streets ‘an over-reaction’

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Public comment sought on controversial slower speeds.



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.



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.