New transport vision as alternatives to cars more attractive in Christchurch

Published on 25/08/2022 at 1:32 pm.

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Fewer free car parks, lower speed limits, congestion charges, putting cyclists first at intersections, and having neighbourhoods designed around biking and walking.

These are just some ideas that may come to fruition in the next 30 years as part of a new vision for Christchurch, according toĀ an unfinished draft transport planĀ released by the city council on Thursday.

Its aim is to slash carbon emissions and make the city safer.

The plan says that can be done by getting people out of cars and onto buses, bikes and footpaths, options that it would ensure are made much more attractive.

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