Big week for Wellington bus commuters with GWRC Council decisions on Thursday: 1) Approved Bus Network Review with reduction of forced transfers, more direct services, reinstatement of suspended services, more peak and shoulder services, and extended #14 service from Kilbirnie to Rongotai College at start and end of school day; 2) Final negotiations with bus operators to get more than 80 new electric buses on the network; 3) Agreed action plan with NZTA and WCC on bus priority measures on 8 congestion corridors across the city.
The Government has announced $12b of infrastructure projects today. In our region this includes the Melling interchange, Ōtaki to Levin highway, a Hutt Valley maternity upgrade, repairing leaky pipes at Wellington Hospital, an acute mental health facility in Hutt Valley and investment in Wellington's rail network. Which project are you pleased to see included?
Could the woman who talked to me in New World supermarket about coming to Frida - Viva La Vida film contact me to confirm that she's coming to the movie?
I've put aside a ticket for her but there is a waitlist. If she still wants to come, then I can email prepayment instructions. Need to know by this Wednesday. Thank you.
Our operations team have been hard at work resolving cross-connections in the network. As a result of this work, we are seeing an improvement in the water quality in Owhiro Bay.
We are continuing with our routine sampling, and are looking at when it is appropriate to take down the warning signs. For now, they are still in place. We will confirm when signage comes down.