Weekly Roundup 23-September-22

Kia ora koutou. Public holiday on Monday AND daylight savings begins on Sunday. The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt wrote about the proposed Reshaping Streets legislation changes, for which submissions closed on Monday night. In Tuesday’s post, Heidi encouraged all of us to get out and vote, march and motivate: vote in the local body elections, march in today’s Fridays for Future climate protest, and motivate each other to join in.…
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Midtown Streets Regeneration starting soon

With the City Rail Link tunnelling now complete the major civil works at the Te Waihorotiu station will soon be completed and some of the focus can shift to the above-ground works. Earlier this week Auckland Council and Auckland Transport confirmed that early next year, work will start on the planned improvements to Victoria and Wellesley Streets, which are “a pivotal part of the city centre’s midtown regeneration programme“.…
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Submit on Reshaping Streets

The government are currently consulting on a suite of much needed changes to legislation that will remove red tape, to “make it easier for local authorities (like councils) to make street changes that support public transport, active travel and placemaking“. And that consultation closes later today.…
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