The content on this page was accurate at the time of the traffic resolution consultation, and some changes were made to the project as a result of community feedback. We've kept this page to make sure we are being transparent about our process and to show how the project has developed. The main project page is the most up to date place, and more information about the Council's decision can be found in the meeting minutes.
The changes along these streets will make it safer and easier to walk, scoot, bike or catch the bus.
Changes planned in the Kilbirnie area have been designed to complement the upgrade of the intersection of Onepu Road, Rongotai Road and Evans Bay Parade, which is due to start later this year.
See the impacts in more detail for each section:
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Onepu Road is the only place with removal and changes to some bus stops to allow for the new bike lanes and help make bus journeys slightly faster.
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From mid-2022, we began engaging with residents and businesses about planned improvements for people walking, biking or using buses in these streets.
Following discussions with groups in the community and stakeholders, changes to our proposed designs included:
As part of our engagement, we’ve worked closely with groups in the community and stakeholders to make changes to the proposed design.
These groups included:
Onepu Road at the Wha Street intersection. The view is towards the Kilbirnie shopping area (north).
Onepu Road outside the bus barns. The view is towards the Kilbirnie shopping area (looking north).
Coutts Street outside Rongotai College. View is towards the airport.
Coutts Street near the airport underpass. The view is towards the airport.
Tirangi Road at the Leonie Gill pathway. View is towards Coutts Street.
Tacy Street at the Kemp Street intersection. View is towards Evans Bay (north).