Improve bus journey times
Move more people with fewer cars as the city's population grows
Provide safer and easier ways to go places on foot and on bikes
Through the Let's Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) programme, big changes are proposed on Thorndon Quay and Hutt Road to improve this busy commuter route. Find out more on the LGWM website.
The project follows earlier discussions with the community over the past few years and will build on and complement changes that have already been made along part of Hutt Road. Proposals include an interim plan to make the route safer by removing angle parking on Thorndon Quay.
The project is also looking to:
Thorndon Quay is an important part of Wellington’s transport network, particularly for people in the northern suburbs.
In 2017, a Thorndon Quay community working group was set up to look at options for improving bus priority and making the street safer for people on bikes and on foot. The project later became part of the Let's Get Wellington Moving programme.
Find out more about the Thorndon Quay and Hutt Road project.
An interim improvement for bikes was approved by Councillors in 2018 that would have converted the angle parking to parallel parking and marked on-road bike lanes between Davis Street and Mulgrave Street to make this section of Thorndon Quay a little safer.
It was planned this change would be made in conjunction with routine road sealing work at the end of 2018 however the road sealing work wasn't required as quickly as anticipated, so this temporary change wasn't made.
Keep up to date with how projects are going, and understand the process so far. New events will be added as the project progresses.Read more
View supporting documents for Thorndon Quay improvementsRead more
See where the proposed route will go, and how it will improve safety for road users on Thorndon Quay.
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