Dear 2021 Councillors, it’s very simple: You can’t have it both ways

The Christchurch City Council asset sales debate has reared its head again, with a move to reintroduce discussion on an elected members’ agenda last week. However, the 2021 bloc used their majority to prevent a debate taking place, but Independent Citizens has now announced that the issue will be a policy platform for their candidates… Continue reading Dear 2021 Councillors, it’s very simple: You can’t have it both ways

Analysing the Canterbury Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-2028 [3A]: Infrastructure and Services

To have a successful public transport network you need to have suitable supporting infrastructure and services. The RPTP has identified some of the infrastructure/service needs, including the following: Issue Comment Bus priority through real time tracking ; High occupancy vehicle infrastructure ; Network management ; Rapid transit land corridors ; Review of community board delegations… Continue reading Analysing the Canterbury Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-2028 [3A]: Infrastructure and Services

Analysing the Canterbury Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-2028 [1C]: Network – Current – Coverage 1

Once we have some idea of what a PT network should look like, the question is what suburbs it covers. So the thing to look for is the current MetroInfo network map, with all the routes on it. I can’t really copy that for offline use for the purposes of this post, which is why… Continue reading Analysing the Canterbury Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-2028 [1C]: Network – Current – Coverage 1