Free Public Transport

Free public transport is one of those ideas that seems to rear its head every few years. John Minto campaigned on this at the last election (he wasn't elected). Axel Wilke has previously proposed free buses within the 4 Aves. A few other cities/countries around the world have done free public transport, but they are … Continue reading Free Public Transport

Did Canterbury get Screwed? – What’s Going on with Transport Funding in the Region

This article first appeared at TraNZport blog and is republished with permission. So what happened? The Government announced billions of dollars in transport infrastructure funding last week, perhaps one of the single biggest in New Zealand’s history! Mostly it was roads, in a throw back to the RoNS programme, but there was some rail and … Continue reading Did Canterbury get Screwed? – What’s Going on with Transport Funding in the Region