CCC Opposition To Commuter Rail Continues? Where To Now For CR Campaign?

At this stage it’s uncertain where commuter rail proposas for Christchurch will go to in the near future. The article title is based on the understanding that the latest bus system improvement plan seeks to prioritise bus services and make them more viable and attractive to passengers, this includes the rather obvious attempts by CCC… Continue reading CCC Opposition To Commuter Rail Continues? Where To Now For CR Campaign?

Marsh Road Railway Crossing, Rangiora: A Typical Territorial Authority’s Incompetence and Whitewashing of Road Safety

SUMMARY: This crossing is dangerous because Insufficient stacking distance for vehicles to stop safely and check the crossing is clear High level of driver workload on the adjacent four way intersection Railway track curves within 100-200 metres of crossing depending on direction making visibility of approaching trains difficult. A train at 100 km/h can cover… Continue reading Marsh Road Railway Crossing, Rangiora: A Typical Territorial Authority’s Incompetence and Whitewashing of Road Safety

CCC Plan Change 5A Seeks To Reassert Christchurch CBD Primacy

Plan Change 5 is a set of proposed changes to the Christchurch District Plan that are grouped together as a Plan Change activity and are currently being consulted on. In fact, the submissions will close early next week, on Monday 30th November. This leaves very little time for us to put together a submission on… Continue reading CCC Plan Change 5A Seeks To Reassert Christchurch CBD Primacy