Transport

Government backs tunnels, trams in $6.4b Wellington transport plan

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 29 Jun 2022

Government backs tunnels, trams in $6.4b Wellington transport plan
An artist's impression of the repurposed, existing Mt Victoria tunnel. (Image: Supplied)
Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 29 Jun 2022
The government is backing a $6.4 billion package of options to improve public transport, traffic flows and urban density under the long-stalled Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) initiative.It was started eight years ago in 2014 and updated with fanfare three years ago, but today’s announcement by the transport and finance ministers, Michael Wood and Grant Robertson, still requires sign-off from the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and the Wellington city council (WCC).Both the regional council and the perpetually fractiou...

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