25 July 2017: Feedback period for six central city proposals opens More Less
The feedback period has opened for six proposed changes designed to help make the central city easier to get around by bike. The changes are the first of several batches of incremental changes planned. The six proposals open for feedback are:
a contra-flow bike lane on Cuba Street (Ghuznee Street to Vivian Street)
a contra-flow bike lane on Willeston Street (Willis Street/Customhouse Quay/Lambton Quay intersection to Victoria Street)
The Central Area Corridor and Route Selection Group - a community working group - meets and agrees a revised list of incremental changes for the central city. Further work is being done on these.
February 2017: Community working group meetsMore Less
The Central Area Corridor Route Selection Group - a community working group - is reconvened to consider how best to make use of the $1.5 million in funding that has been set aside to carry out smaller improvements to make getting places by bike in the central city easier. Key priorities for this funding are improving connections, safety and providing more bike parking, fix-it stands, signs and education.
11 August 2016: Refreshed city cycling programme confirmed More Less
The Council’s Transport and Urban Development Committee approved a refreshed cycling programme for Wellington following a review. The proposed investment for central city bike improvements was reduced from $13 million to $1.5 million in recognition that cycling improvements related to the key routes through the central city would be made through the Let's Get Wellington Moving project.