Is Christchurch central city free shuttle bus returning?

Published on 11/07/2022 at 2:25 pm.

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A free shuttle bus service previously ran in the Christchurch central city for 15 years, but was stopped after the February 2011 earthquake, Canterbury councils are poised to look at whether a free central Christchurch shuttle can be reinstated..

Last week, Christchurch City Council staff ‚Äď including mayor Lianne Dalziel ‚Äď met and discussed the service‚Äôs possible return with Environment Canterbury (ECan) and economic development agency ChristchurchNZ.

In December, council staff recommended councillors revisit the shuttle idea in 2024. They said a ‚Äúrough‚ÄĚ cost analysis estimated it would cost $1.3 million a year to run and would require at least $200,000 to $400,000 to establish all fully funded by ratepayers.

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