CCC Public Transport Fails Continue

UPDATE: Since the Annual Plan consultation process was completed it has been announced that the Riccarton bus lounge will stay open. CCC is now constructing new bus shelters at Eastgate Mall in Linwood Ave. This is called a bus hub and is supposed to be a better solution for bus passengers and residents yet fails… Continue reading CCC Public Transport Fails Continue

Opawa Rail Bridge Rebuild: Is Road Widening Relevant?

Since last July, work has been underway at the Heathcote River in Opawa, Christchurch, to rebuild the double track rail bridge there. The photos below are from a recent track occupancy which was being done in order to construct a new abutment at the west (or in railway terms, south) end of the bridge. This… Continue reading Opawa Rail Bridge Rebuild: Is Road Widening Relevant?

Car-centric carriageway clogging culture continues in Christchurch [3A]: Accessible City sabotaged (2)

In my last post on this topic I addressed the way that the Accessible City plan has been sabotaged by wealthy elite interests. These interests and the council’s craven cave-ins to them are substantially responsible for many gaps in the provision of services and inequality in the way citizens are treated by the Council. Simon… Continue reading Car-centric carriageway clogging culture continues in Christchurch [3A]: Accessible City sabotaged (2)