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The Living Streets Charter

 

Vision

Enhancing the well being of the people of Christchurch and their city through effective local governances and the delivery of high quality services.

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Mission

Create living streets and a living city where a variety of road environments support and encourage a greater range of community and street activity.

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Key Result Areas (KRAs)
  • KRA One
    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.
  • KRA Two
    Promote positive behavioural change in driver behaviour and route, mode and location choices.
  • KRA Three
    Strengthen and increase the use of all modes of public transportation.
  • KRA Four
    Ensure all funding for road and transport infrastructure benefits pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.
  • KRA Five
    Ensure crossability and accessibility for cyclists, pedestrians and vulnerable road users.
  • KRA Six
    Create main roads that are living streets offering a diverse range of life enhancing activities.
  • KRA Seven
    Extend the range of effective tools for local streets to meet community needs.
  • KRA Eight
    Generate collective ownership and stewardship of local streets by their residents.
  • KRA Nine
    Strengthen inter-unit and external agency collaboration interdivisional collaboration.
  • KRA Ten
    Minimise the negative impacts of car traffic in terms of health, safety and pollution.

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Principles underpinning the charter
  • Street environments to set the stage for activities that enhance quality of life.
  • Everything we do should be measured against quality of life.
  • Living streets help create living cities.
  • Living streets require more than technical engineering solutions.
  • All streets except motorways are for living.
  • Change priorities to ensure better balance.
    • (1) Pedestrians
    • (2) Cycles
    • (3) Public transport
    • (4) Taxis
    • (5) Service vehicles
    • (6) Cars
  • Ensure change in priorities does not compromise current levels of service.
  • Car drivers give way to people and vulnerable road users.
  • Accept rooms and corridors.
  • Vision zero for road fatalities, and growth in car kilometres travelled and emissions.

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