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Posts Tagged ‘ transport ’

Stats show NZ crash rates highest since 2002.

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: NZTA says new stats are “disappointing.” NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Wellingtonian’s have their say on virtual forum

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellingtonian’s jumped online on Tuesday night to have their say on the city’s 10-year Plan. It’s the third time Wellington City Council have held a consultation online in a virtual forum format, inviting members of the public to have their say through social media. Councillors fielded dozens of questions from Facebook and Twitter throughout the […]



New cycleways plus e-bikes mean no sweat if capital idea supported

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Consultation about to close on the latest cycleway plan from Oriental Bay to Miramar



Mass transit network could be in Wellington’s future

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, Radio News

A discussion on climate change emphasises the need for better public transport . BRONTE WILSON reports.



Wellington City Council embraces Walk2Work Day

Mar 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



New Wellington bike path would avoid ‘Hunger Games’

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Cycling Action Network spokesperson Patrick Morgan supports separate space for cyclists.

A shared space with pedestrians, would amount to throwing everyone together to fight it out, he said. THOMAS CROSKERY reports.



Basin battlers wary of transport scenarios to be announced

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

City, regional council and NZTA will on Wednesday announce the latest blueprint to ease Wellington traffic congestion. After saving the Basin Reserve once already, defenders of the landmark are watching with interest. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.



Cycleways plus e-bikes mean no sweat if capital idea supported

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Consultation about to close on the latest cycleway plan from Oriental Bay to Miramar



Students win battle over bus fares

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

  Students are celebrating the success of their lobbying efforts, following a massive drop in public transport fares yesterday. The Greater Wellington Regional Council voted 12 to one to drop fares for students and disabled people. The move comes after the Victoria University Students Association gathered nearly 2000 submissions to take to the council on […]



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.



Slip of a National tongue puts Labour in power

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Willis says vote for her because Robertson will be too busy as Finance Minister – oops



Politics, bureaucracy stop Island Bay cyclists in their new bike track

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

A new year was supposed to bring an upgraded commuter cycleway to Island Bay, but politics and red tape have cast doubt overthe project. After receiving the go-ahead at the beginning of December, behind-the-scenes politiking has resulted in another meeting in February likely. YC LEE reports.



Newsweek in review

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Church niceties observed on altar of polite politics

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.



Green plan to revamp the city’s transport systems

Sep 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Labour celebrates getting two candidates on to the WCC

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Paul Eagle celebrated his win at the Labour Party shindig at Wharewaka on Wellington’s waterfront.



Roads still top of govt’s agenda despite emissions

Sep 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour, Greens attack National’s $14 billion spend.



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.



Greens pit Auckland against Northland

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Transport policy prioritises public transport over holiday highway.



More Hutt cyclists in accidents despite their safe riding

Oct 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Hutt cyclists get a tick for their safe behaviour – but the number in accidents has risen over time, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



Watch this space for car-parking directions

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An anti-congestion suggestion that came from the mayor.



Residents chip away at tunnel bylaw plan

Jul 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Search for a safer Mt Vic tunnel hasn’t hit bedrock yet.



Truckload of ambition behind new business

Aug 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Recession provides ‘litmus test’ for new freight firm.



Flyover fuels fever over Basin Reserve future

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

Save Basin group has drawings showing what it would look like.



Authentic voices: It’s NOT the economy, stupid

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

What are the big issues this election? LAURA FRYKBERG and JENNY MEYER cut through the spin and talked to Kiwi workers to find out.



Commuters would carpool for free parking

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Getting a car park would persuade two out of three drivers.



Wellington drivers need to share their rides

Sep 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

About 60,000 empty seats head into the city each workday week.