Have your say on the Waikato Regional Land Transport Plan

The draft Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) for the Waikato region is open for you to have your say.  Submissions close on Sunday, 21 March. The draft RLTP outlines key transport objectives and priorities for the region and a key focus is meant to be climate change and how we reduce transport emissions. My personal view is that the draft plan falls well short of what is required.

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Councillors Reject 6-Month Delay for Climate Change Report

On Tuesday 9 February Thames-Coromandel councillors rejected a staff recommendation for a six-month delay before the council received a report on its response to the climate crisis.  Instead, they voted 6/3 that the report must be presented by April.  Congratulations to councillors Christie, Morrissey, Walker, Gotlieb, Rodley, and Sinclair who voted for the earlier April date.  Mayor Goudie and councillors Maclean and Fox voted for a six-month delay.

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