Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Take note of recent changes to city speed limits

Following changes to speed limits around Hamilton in September, a further round of alterations have been made at different locations across the city.

The latest round of speed limit changes came into effect on 4 November, with the change on Bader St and Willis St (from 50kmh to 30kmh) taking effect on 11 November.

The changes include a reduction of the speed limit from 50kmh to 30kmh along London St, in the city’s central business district.

The London St speed limit change is part of a larger project to make safety improvements for pedestrians in this area and includes the recent installation of a raised safety pedestrian platform at the intersection of London St and Barton St.

To highlight the changes, new road signs have been installed along with yellow ‘new speed limit’ signs.

This is part of Hamilton City Council’s Speed Management Plan put in place last year, following feedback from the community about where speed was an issue within the city.

City Transportation Network Operations Team Leader Robyn Denton says: “These ongoing speed limit changes around the city are consistent with the new, city-wide approach to speed management.

“By reducing speed limits and helping to reduce speeds on our streets, we are working towards decreasing the number and severity of crashes.”

Locations of speed limit changes:
• Bader St and Willis St – reduction from 50kmh to 30kmh.
• London St – reduction from 50kmh to 30kmh.
• Kay Rd area – reduction from 50kmh to 40kmh.
• Tea Fields area – reduction from 50kmh to 40kmh.
• Hector Drive area – reduction from 50kmh to 40kmh.
• North Pardoa Blvd area – reduction from 50kmh to 40kmh.
• Webb Dr – increase from 50kmh to 60kmh.
• Minogue Dr – reduction from 50kmh to 40kmh.

For more information check out the Council’s Speed Management Plan here.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Mayor of Auckland: Alert Level Change Welcome News

Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to move Auckland to Level 2 from 6am on Sunday will be welcome news for all Aucklanders.
“Moving strongly and quickly to contain this outbreak has once again proved effective in stopping the spread of community transmission and I thank all the Aucklanders who have followed the rules of Level 3 over the past week,” he says... More>>


 


Earthquakes: Tsunami Activity – Cancelled

The National Advisory issued at 2:48pm following this morning's earthquakes near the KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION is cancelled.
The advice from GNS Science, based on ocean observations, is that the Beach and Marine threat has now passed for all areas... More>>

Joint Press Release: Dirty PR Exposed In Whale Oil Defamation Trial

Three public health advocates are relieved that their long-standing Whale Oil defamation trial against Cameron Slater, Carrick Graham, Katherine Rich and the Food and Grocery Council has finally concluded and they are pleased that the truth has come out... More>>

ALSO:


Government: Next Stage Of COVID-19 Support For Business And Workers

The Government has confirmed details of COVID-19 support for business and workers following the increased alert levels due to a resurgence of the virus over the weekend... More>>

ALSO:


Government: Balanced Economic Approach Reflected In Crown Accounts

New Zealand’s economic recovery has again been reflected in the Government’s books, which are in better shape than expected.
The Crown accounts for the seven months to the end of January 2021 were better than forecast in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU)... More>>


Covid-19: Auckland Back To Alert Level Three After One New Community Case Revealed

Auckland will move to alert level three for a week at 6am tomorrow morning after two new Covid-19 community cases announced this evening could not be directly linked to earlier cases, the Prime Minister has confirmed.
The rest of the country will move to level two.... More>>

NZ Initiative: New Report Highlights How Our Housing Crisis Could Worsen If We Don’t Act Now

If New Zealand politicians thought the housing crisis in 2020 was bad, the worst is yet to come, warns a new report by The New Zealand Initiative. In The Need to Build: The demographic drivers of housing demand , Research Assistant Leonard Hong ... More>>

Parliament: Kiwi MPs Among The “Most Educated In The World”

New analysis of MP qualifications reveals New Zealand’s Parliament is one of the most educated and highest qualified in the world, and significantly more educated than Australia’s. The research, by Mark Blackham of BlacklandPR and Geoffrey Miller ... More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels