Christchurch roading strategies need to be re-examined

This article from TraNZport Blog raises some important questions about the development of roading around NZ main centres, including Christchurch. The real question is do we need a continued development of Brougham St and is that actually going to be beneficial to the city as a whole. https://tranzport.wordpress.com/2018/12/11/rethinking-road-strategies-as-transport-strategies-the-curse-of-east-west-links/ The obvious question for example is how… Continue reading Christchurch roading strategies need to be re-examined

Ratepayer, resident groups across New Zealand to set up national organisation

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/108204909/ratepayer-resident-groups-across-new-zealand-to-set-up-national-organisation I can understand the sentiment behind this in some respects. The problem is that both Labour and National have tended to treat local government as their political football. In Labour’s case, they tend to pass laws to give local government unlimited powers with little accountability, while National are fond of offloading as much central… Continue reading Ratepayer, resident groups across New Zealand to set up national organisation

Consultation on speed limit changes at Hospital Corner, Christchurch.

CCC will hold a hearing November 21 concerning proposed speed limit changes on sections of St Asaph Street, Hagley Avenue, Riccarton Avenue, along with Oxford Terrace / Antigua Street (around Hospital Corner) in the southern central city. This is because significant opposition to these changes was received during the submission process. This section of road… Continue reading Consultation on speed limit changes at Hospital Corner, Christchurch.