light rail routes

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nemo
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We are being asked to submit comments on four completely separate but highly important matters at the same time. If you thought that the run up to Christmas was getting tight for time this year, then get ready for it to be even more tight in terms of your time. Firstly, one you may not have been aware of: the proposal by KiwiRail and InterIslander to…

nemo
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After many long years, LGWM have finally offered us 4 shiny new options for us Wellingtonians to savour and think about, bedecked in shiny new colours to match the LGWM logo. Its almost like they have been planning this event for years… So…. What this means is…. Option 1 – below – This version has a couple of key features – a big new diagonal Bus…

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nemo
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The Government is getting light rail back on track by involving Wellingtonians in a six-month process to come up with a city-shaping project. Transport Minister Michael Wood today acknowledged Wellingtonians had been shut out of the multibillion-dollar project between the CBD and Wellington Airport, which went on hold in the middle of last year after being blocked by NZ First. He said an establishment unit has…

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Leviathan
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Front page article on the Dominion Post today, faithfully reporting that there is a good chance that Wellington may indeed have a chance at getting a light rail system. That’s quite amazing – not that we have a chance, but that the DomPost hasn’t immediately been sneering about it. Maybe they have a different attitude to it now that Celia has gone. But what is even…

Maximus
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Following the previous post on Spine Studies, and the closure of the inevitable “consultation” period (where they waste our time by asking for our opinion, and once they have it, they will just ignore it), I realised that the big issue with the Spine Study is that it has missed the really big picture: its not the method of transport, but it is ALL about the…