Month: <span>September 2021</span>

* For most areas in New Zealand cities the most common alternative to driving is to take bus public transport
* But NZ Transport planners keep assuming buses have limited capacity and so we must to spend billions on building rail and light rail lines to the city CBD
* Transport planning best practice says streets can support much higher volumes of buses.… Read more ...

Public Transport

How many Commuters will a future Wellington’s have and what Mode will they be using?

* Lets Get Wellington Moving expects about 17,000 more peak hour commuters will travel into the CBD by 2036
* But there’s a problem because the Wellington City Council predicts many more future residents and so this may mean over 35,000 more commuters
* The commitment to handle the majority of future commuter growth by bus and rail public transport means majors increases in the capacity of both are needed

Wellington City is facing two huge challenges, how to house more people in a city with the highest housing prices in the country and how to improve transport for all the city’s residents.… Read more ...

Active Mode Public Transport