The changes along these streets will make things safer and easier for everyone – whether you’re walking, riding a bike/scooter, catching the bus or driving.
Councillors approved the bus and bike improvements between the waterfront (at Kent Terrace) and Mein Street in Newtown at a meeting on 15 September 2022 of Pūroro Āmua, the Planning and Environment Committee.
From the end of 2021, we began engaging with residents and businesses about planned bus and bike improvements along this route.
Following discussions with groups in the community and stakeholders, we included the following changes in our designs:
Changes along Riddiford Street, Mein Street and Hall Street:
Changes along Adelaide Road and side streets:
Changes along Kent and Cambridge Terrace
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:
Find out more and read the full set of plans for the Newtown to city project.
In this webinar (recorded on 15 March) you can meet the team and learn about important street changes that are part of the city's goal to be a net zero carbon capital by 2050. We talk you through two projects - Newtown to the city and the Botanic Garden ki Paekākā to the city. The Council's City Design Manager, Vida Christeller, and project lead Renee Corlett share information about the designs and when the changes will happen. The webinar includes a question and answer session, how you can provide feedback on the street changes once they're made and how to keep in contact with the project team.
In this webinar (recorded on 2 June) we talk you through the new bus stop platforms for the Newtown to the city and the Botanic Garden ki Paekākā to the city projects. The webinar includes a question and answer session with panellists from Wellington City Council, Waka Kotahi, Metlink, Zicla and International Design for All.
Look at the plans, parking management plans, detailed information on the options we considered and more.Read more
We'll be monitoring and evaluating the street changes alongside community feedback.Read more
We developed a list of possible options that could improve this route. We looked at things from a range of perspectives.Read more