A new direction? Wellington City Council listens to the community on a cycleway (Hutt Road) before implementing

bike pinched between car and busI read with interest yesterday (19th May) the Press release from WCC on the outcome of yesterday’s Transport and Urban Development Committee meeting regarding proposals for upgrading the Hutt Rd cycleway and associated road changes.

I attended and addressed the meeting about the inaccuracies, no acknowledgement of poor community engagement and lack of clarity in the paper tabled by Council Officers. Previously, I and other local resident and business communities had raised significant concerns (through both direct contact and public submissions) on the Council’s proposals and lack of community engagement.