In debates all candidates profess support for cycling and the incumbent says “and we will be spending more on cycling”. Don’t let the rhetoric stand in the way of examining a voting record that shows less commitment!
Moved Foster/Wade-Brown amendment for the 2009 Long Term Plan
iv) $250,000 (in 2009/10) and then $500,000 per annum to progress the strategic cycle / walking network. (This is based on the Wellington City Council component of the agreed strategic network including the Great Harbour Way and Tawa-Porirua stream – Middleton Road and routes from the South Coast to the Central Business District).
Councillors Best, Cook, Foster, Goulden, Pannett, Pepperell, Ritchie, Wade-Brown, and Wain
Mayor Prendergast, Councillors Ahipene-Mercer, Coughlan, Gill, McKinnon, and Morrison.