Which candidates really support cycling?

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).

Voting For:

Councillors Best, Cook, Foster, Goulden, Pannett, Pepperell, Ritchie, Wade-Brown, and Wain

Voting Against:

Mayor Prendergast, Councillors Ahipene-Mercer, Coughlan, Gill, McKinnon, and Morrison.


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