Hundreds have their say on public transport blueprint
Hundreds have their say on public transport
Greater Wellington Regional Council has received
about 600 submissions on the draft Regional Public Transport
Plan - Greater Wellington Regional Council’s blueprint for
delivering the best public transport services throughout the
All the feedback will now be
analysed and a summary of submissions will be available by
A hearings committee will meet on 27 – 29
May to hear oral submissions, consider all the feedback and
make recommendations for amendments to the draft plan.
A final plan will go to the Regional Council for
adoption in late June 2014.
For more information,
call 021 914 266 or email email@example.com
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