Transportation 2040: Vancouver’s Blueprint for Sustainable Transport, with lessons for Wellington

Public Presentation: Wednesday 4 July, 6:30-7:30pm Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane, Te Aro (off Tory St) Hosted by Congestion-Free Wellington Wellington is facing major transport and land-use choices as we decide on the Let's Get Wellington Moving process. Will we choose a compact, low-carbon city supported by world-class public transport, walking and cycling? Or will [...]

Presentations from Public Meeting

The Congestion-Free Wellington public meeting on 27 August included presentations from Russell Tregonning on Climate and Health; and Paula Warren on Balanced Transport Investment. Slides from their presentations are available at the links below (pdf). Transport choices are health and climate choices What would a balanced transport investment package look like?

Public Meeting: For a More Liveable City

When: Monday 28 August, doors open 5:30pm, 6:00pm start, 7:30pm close Where: Wellington Central Library, Mezzanine Floor Meeting Room All welcome to hear how sustainable transport design for Wellington benefits everyone—walkers, cyclists, public transport users, and drivers—reducing traffic volumes, lowering carbon emissions, and making a healthier city. Doors open 5:30pm, meeting will start at 6:00pm [...]

Wellington needs smarter road pricing

News release from Congestion Free Wellington 7 June 2017 Wellington needs smarter road pricing, say transport advocates Transport advocates are calling on the Government to introduce road pricing in Wellington. John Rankin, a spokesman for Congestion Free Wellington, says smarter road pricing is an essential tool in addressing traffic snarls at rush hour. “Drivers already [...]

Why congestion-free Wellington

Last night, Congestion-Free Wellington held its first public meeting, which unanimously supported the following statement. LGWM (Let's get Wellington moving) is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the city's future form. The problem is that the demand for road space exceeds supply; if we do nothing, congestion will continue to get worse. The root cause is [...]