What’s proposed

We are developing more detailed designs and testing a range of possible changes including:

Possible contra-flow lanes:
  • Cuba Street between  Ghuznee Street and Vivian Street
  • Willeston Street between Willis Street and Victoria Street
  • Mercer Street
  • Dixon Street
New cycle lanes:
  • Whitmore Street, at least between Lambton Quay and Stout Street
  • Rugby Street – one-way from Adelaide Road to Tasman Street
  • Featherston Street from Bunny Street to Ballance Street (heading south)
Improved links to the waterfront including:
  • From Kent Terrace to the seaward side of Oriental Parade (behind Chaffers New World)
  • From Chaffers Street across Cable Street to Waitangi Park
  • From Tory Street across Cable Street to near Te Papa
  • From Harris Street near the library and Civic Square across Jervois Quay
  • From Willeston Street across Jervois Quay
  • From Hunter Street across Jervois Quay and into Victoria Street
  • From Grey Street across Customhouse Quay to Queens Wharf
  • From Brandon Street across Customhouse Quay
  • From Johnston Street across Customhouse Quay
  • From Waring Taylor Street across Customhouse Quay
  • From Whitmore Street across Waterloo Quay
  • From Bunny Street across Waterloo Quay
Other intersection improvements:
  • Willis Street/Karo Drive/Abel Smith Street – including better links and wider dual-purpose crossing points
  • A crossing point for cyclists on Kent Terrace near the Basin roundabout adjacent to the existing one for pedestrians
Other changes including:
  • Installing a sign for the quieter alternative southern route via Home Street and Hania Street
  • Reviewing ‘bus only’ restrictions
  • Reviewing bus lane and ‘bus only’ markings
  • Providing more on-street bike parking
  • Considering other contra-flow provisions in quiet one-way streets
  • Replacing uneven cobbled surfacing on waterfront vehicle entrances and accessways with a more even cobbled surface like that used in Pukeahu War Memorial Park

Central city

See the improvements we're considering for the central city. Following public consultation, some of these changes have been completed.

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