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8 Dec 2021 18:59
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  •   Home > News > Motoring

    Cars are about to become more a rarity in central Wellington

    Cars are about to become more a rarity in central Wellington


    City councillors have voted today for a business case to ban private vehicles in the capital's golden mile.

    The strip between Lambton Quay to Courtney Place will prioritise pedestrians - and run buses on a single lane in each direction.

    It's part of the city's 6.4 billion dollar Let's get Wellington Moving transport plan.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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