Transport

Councils pitch for more bus bucks from Wood

Oliver Lewis
Mon, 11 Apr 2022

Councils pitch for more bus bucks from Wood
Greater Christchurch area councils have an agreed on a plan to improve the bus network. (Image: Oliver Lewis).
Oliver Lewis
Mon, 11 Apr 2022
The transport minister is noncommittal about providing more support to help speed up the rollout of a Christchurch bus upgrade plan.Greater Christchurch leaders, including Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel and Jenny Hughey, the chair of the regional council, Environment Canterbury (ECan), met with Michael Wood to discuss public transport funding last Monday.Hughey and Dalziel called for the meeting after their respective councils each voted for them to approach Wood about the bus upgrade programme.Local authorities have already agreed to jointl...

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