Wellington region

New report in to short trips in Wellington

Findings in the recently released report in to short trip active mode travel in Wellington shows that 79% of respondents in the greater Wellington region had made a short trip up to two kilometres in the 24 hours prior to interview, which is a decrease on the 89% recorded in the 2006 survey.

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Short Trip Active Mode Research Report

Report for the Greater Wellington Regional Council by Peter Glen Research. An update survey, to measure the changes that have occurred in short trip behaviour since the previous reports.

The primary aim of the research was to gain an updated reading of active mode travel in the greater Wellington region, specifically:

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Tuesday Lunchtime Civic Walks

Tuesday lunchtime walks 2021 start at Plimmer statue (the man with his dog) at the base of Plimmer Steps on Lambton Quay every Tuesday at 12.30pm from February to the end of November.​

The walks are graded to indicate whether the walk is along the flat or whether climbing steps is involved. Details of the walks are here.

The walks are designed to last less than 1 hour so that those who work in the city can get back to work on time.

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Wellington Lunchtime Walks brochures

On 3rd June , Hon. Tariana Turia, Associate Minister for Health joined Living Streets Wellington members for a lunchtime walk, and helped to launch the new pocket maps range. There are three maps, showing short walks around the city and they are freely available for anyone wanting to explore Wellington.
To get hold of a copy of the maps, or to order some for your workplace, contact wellington at livingstreets.org.nz.

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On 3rd June , Hon. Tariana Turia, Associate Minister for Health joined Living Streets Wellington members for a lunchtime walk, and helped to launch the new pocket maps range. There are three maps, showing short walks around the city and they are freely available for anyone wanting to explore Wellington.
To get hold of a copy of the maps, or to order some for your workplace, contact wellington at livingstreets.org.nz'.

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