Living Streets Charter
the well being of the people of Christchurch and their city through effective
local governances and the delivery of high quality services.
streets and a living city where a variety of road environments support
and encourage a greater range of community and street activity.
In our dealing and work with people, we will improve communication,
working relationships and seek their input in every phase of creating
living and vibrant streets.
Promote positive behavioural change in driver behaviour and route, mode
and location choices.
Strengthen and increase the use of all modes of public transportation.
Ensure all funding for road and transport infrastructure benefits pedestrians,
cyclists and public transport.
Ensure crossability and accessibility for cyclists, pedestrians and
vulnerable road users.
Create main roads that are living streets offering a diverse range of
life enhancing activities.
Extend the range of effective tools for local streets to meet community
Generate collective ownership and stewardship of local streets by their
Strengthen inter-unit and external agency collaboration interdivisional
Minimise the negative impacts of car traffic in terms of health, safety
underpinning the charter
environments to set the stage for activities that enhance quality of
we do should be measured against quality of life.
streets help create living cities.
streets require more than technical engineering solutions.
- All streets
except motorways are for living.
priorities to ensure better balance.
change in priorities does not compromise current levels of service.
- Car drivers
give way to people and vulnerable road users.
rooms and corridors.
zero for road fatalities, and growth in car kilometres travelled and