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Komiti Iti Ara Waka
Traffic Subcommittee

 

 

21 June 2022

 

 

 

Order Paper for the meeting to be held in the

Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt,

on:

 

 

Thursday 30 June 2022 commencing at 2.00pm

 

The meeting will be livestreamed on Council’s Facebook page.
Members of the public wishing to speak to an item on the agenda are asked to contact democraticservicesteam@huttcity.govt.nz

 

 

Membership

 

 

Cr B Dyer (Chair)

Cr G Barratt

Cr J Briggs (Deputy Chair)

Cr K Brown

Cr A Mitchell

Cr N Shaw

 

 

 

Cr D Hislop (Alternate)

Deputy Mayor Lewis (Alternate)

 

 

 

 

 

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Have your say

You can speak under public comment to items on the agenda to the Mayor and Councillors at this meeting. Please let us know by noon the working day before the meeting. You can do this by emailing DemocraticServicesTeam@huttcity.govt.nz or calling the Democratic Services Team on 04 570 6666 | 0800 HUTT CITY

 

 


HuttCity_TeAwaKairangi_SCREEN_MEDRES

TRAFFIC SUBCOMMITTEE
Membership:	6
Alternates:	3
Quorum:	Half of the members
Meeting Cycle:	The Traffic Subcommittee will meet on an eight weekly basis or as required.
	Chair and Deputy Chair positions to rotate 18 months into each triennium, i.e. as at 30 April in the year prior to the next local authority election.
Reports to:	Council

 

PURPOSE:

The Traffic Subcommittee has primary responsibility for considering and making recommendations to Council on traffic matters and considering any traffic matters referred to it by Council.

For the avoidance of doubt, “traffic” includes parking, and excludes temporary road closures under clause 11(e) of the Tenth Schedule of the LGA 1974 and the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE:

The Traffic Subcommittee has authority to:

§   Do all things necessary to hear, consider and make recommendations to Council on any traffic related matter.

§   Regulate its own processes and proceedings to achieve its purpose and objective.

§   Provide options for the consideration of Council.

 

The Chair will have authority to refer any traffic matter to:

§   A Community Board; or

§   The Infrastructure & Regulatory Committee; or

§   Council.

DELEGATED AUTHORITY:

The Traffic Subcommittee will have delegated authority to carry out activities within its terms of reference.

    


HUTT CITY COUNCIL

 

Komiti Iti Ara Waka | Traffic Subcommittee

 

Meeting to be held in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt on

 Thursday 30 June 2022 commencing at 2.00pm.

 

ORDER PAPER

 

Public Business

 

 

1.       Opening formalities - Karakia Timatanga (22/1142)

Whakataka te hau ki te uru

Whakataka te hau ki te tonga

Kia mākinakina ki uta

Kia mātaratara ki tai

E hī ake ana te atakura

He tio, he huka, he hau hū

Tīhei mauri ora.

Cease the winds from the west
Cease the winds from the south
Let the breeze blow over the land
Let the breeze blow over the ocean
Let the red-tipped dawn come with
 a sharpened air. 

A touch of frost, a promise of a
glorious day.

 

2.       APOLOGIES

3.       PUBLIC COMMENT

Generally up to 30 minutes is set aside for public comment (three minutes per speaker on items appearing on the agenda). Speakers may be asked questions on the matters they raise.

4.       CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATIONS

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have       

5.       Recommendations to TE KAUNIHERA O TE AWA KAIRANGI | Council - 2 August 2022

a)      Route 150 Bus Stop Configuration Part 2 (22/1437)

Report No. TSC2022/3/123 by the Traffic Engineering Manager                 6

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendations contained in report be endorsed.”

 

 

 

b)      Barnes Street Speed Management (22/1600)

Report No. TSC2022/3/142 by the Traffic Engineering Manager               36

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendations contained in the report be discussed.”

 

c)      Route 160 Bus Stop Configuration Review (22/1495)

Report No. TSC2022/3/124 by the Traffic Engineering Manager               42

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendations contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

d)      Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade - P10, P120 & Mobility Parking Restriction (22/1289)

Report No. TSC2022/3/125 by the Traffic Engineer                                    59

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendations contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

e)      Arakura Local Area Traffic Management (22/1496)

Report No. TSC2022/3/126 by the Traffic Engineer                                    77

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendations contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

f)       Tyndall Street (Cul-De-Sac), Waiwhetu - No Stopping (At All Times) (22/1250)

Report No. TSC2022/3/127 by the Traffic Engineer                                  102

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendations contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

g)      Restrictions installed under Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 (22/1175)

Report No. TSC2022/3/128 by the Traffic Engineer                                  108

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendations contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

6.       Information Items

a)      Streets for People Programme Update (22/1431)

Memorandum dated 8 June 2022 by the Transport Project Manager         139

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendation contained in the memorandum be endorsed.”

 

b)      Traffic Subcommittee Forward Programme 2022 (22/1426)

Report No. TSC2022/3/110 by the Senior Democracy Advisor                142

Chair’s Recommendation:

“That the recommendation contained in the memorandum be endorsed.”

 

7.       QUESTIONS

With reference to section 32 of Standing Orders, before putting a question a member shall endeavour to obtain the information. Questions shall be concise and in writing and handed to the Chair prior to the commencement of the meeting.

 

 

8.       CLOSING FORMALITIES - Karakia WHAKAMUTUNGA

 

Unuhia!

Unuhia!

Unuhia i te uru-tapu-nui

Kia wātea, kia māmā

Te ngākau, te tinana, te wairua i te ara takatū

Koia rā e Rongo whakairihia ake ki runga

Kia wātea, kia wātea!

Ae rā, kua wātea!

Hau, pai mārire.

Release us from the supreme sacredness
of our tasks

To be clear and free
in heart, body and soul in our
continuing journey

Oh Rongo, raise these words up high

so that we be cleansed and be free,

Yes indeed, we are free!

Good and peaceful

 

 

 

Kate Glanville

SENIOR DEMOCRACY ADVISOR

 


                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

09 June 2022

 

 

 

File: (22/1437)

 

 

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/123

 

Route 150 Bus Stop Configuration Part 2

 

Purpose of Report

1.    The purpose of this report is to seek the Traffic Subcommittee’s approval of changes being proposed to local Route 150 Bus Stops to improve safety and accessibility in line with Waka Kotahi’s ‘Guidelines for Public Transport Infrastructure and Facilities’.

Recommendations

That Traffic Subcommittee recommends that Council:

(1)   notes and receives the information;

(2)   approves the proposed changes to the Route 150 bus stops attached as Appendix 2 to the report.

For the reasons that the proposed bus stop layout changes will ensure that the bus box is of sufficient length to accommodate buses; no stopping restrictions will prevent other vehicles from blocking full access to the bus stop; and passengers will be able to board and alight safely and easily.

 

Background

2.    Greater Wellington Regional Council’s (GWRC) Te Mahere Waka Whenua Tūmatanui o te Rohe o Pōneke (Wellington Regional Public Transport Plan 2021 - 2031) has outline three Strategic Focus Areas:

a.  Mode Shift;

b.  Decarbonise Public Transport Vehicle Fleet; and

c.  Improve Customer Experience.


 

3.    As part of improving the customer experience GWRC has committed to prioritising the safety and maintenance of the public transport network to encourage safe behaviour. The associated key measure is a 40% reduction in serious injuries on the public transport network by 2030 which can be achieved by prioritising safety through continuous improvements to both infrastructure and operations.

4.    It is required that all the bus stops are reviewed for local authorities to ensure the minimum standards are met.

5.    As part of the GWRC’s Bus Stop Review programme, GWRC officers have been working collaboratively with HCC officers through improvements to all bus stops within the Hutt City Area.

6.    The 150-bus route (Kelson to Petone as shown below) was completed as part of the earlier programme. Changes to 23 bus stops with positive feedback, out of 37 total bus stops, were proposed to the Council. The Traffic Resolution for the 23 proposed changes was endorsed by the Petone Community Board on 14 February 2022, and these were then approved by the Traffic Subcommittee on 17 February 2022.

7.    Following the formalised Bus Stop Review Procedure endorsed by Council through the Traffic Subcommittee on 4 April 2022, council officers were tasked with reviewing the 14 bus stop proposals with negative feedback from the public consultation on Route 150 against this revised procedure.

Discussion                                              

8.    Appendix 1 summarises the recorded public consultation comments as well as the review comments from GWRC and HCC officers.

9.    Out of the 14 bus stops with negative feedback, six bus stop designs have been revised or a new option has been developed for incorporating resident’s concerns.

10.  The proposed bus stop configuration changes for the 14 bus stops are shown in Appendices 2 to 15.

11.  The following six bus stops that have changed from the original proposal were communicated with the residents, and these are summarised below.

a.   Bus stop 8046, Hutt Road, Petone, entry tap is redesigned and reduced from 15m to 9m to minimise parking loss.

b.   Bus stop 8047, Hutt Road, Petone, new option is developed by shifting the proposed bus stop to minimise parking loss.

c.   Bus stop 8062, Maungaraki Road, Maungaraki, new option is developed by ultilising the existing driveways to minimise parking loss.

d.   Bus stop 8215, Major Drive, Kelson, new option is developed by relocating the proposed bus stop to support the accessibility for disabled resident in the vicinity.

e.   Bus stop 9060, Protea Street, Maungaraki, new option is developed by shifting the proposed bus stop to improve safety near the Reese Jones intersection.

f.    Bus stop 9214, Major Drive Kelson, new option is developed by relocating the proposed bus stop to improve pedestrian crossing safety concerns.

12.  The above review and analysis confirmed the robustness of the proposed changes of all Route 150 Bus Stop configurations.

Options

13.  The options include:

a.  approve the proposed changes to 14 bus stops on Route 150 as they appear in Appendix 2; or

b.  reject the proposed changes to 14 bus stops on Route 150 as they appear in Appendix 2;

14.  Officers recommend option a. as the proposed changes go towards achieving the goals of the Regional Public Transport Plan.

Climate Change Impact and Considerations

15.  The matters addressed in this report have been considered in accordance with the process set out in Council’s Climate Change Considerations Guide.

16.  Transport infrastructure and facilities that provide good access, safety and personal security at all stages of the journey, particularly for people with impairments will help to remove barriers to the use of public transport.  The more barriers removed by Council will make the choice to use public transport easier and will support moves to reduce car dependency and therefore the corresponding carbon emissions.

17.  The decision will not increase greenhouse gas emissions and will not be affected by a changing climate. There are no opportunities in this decision to reduce emissions or build resilience.

Consultation

18.  GWRC undertook re-consultation with all affected residents within proximity to the bus stops in May and June 2022.

19.  GWRC has responded to all the concerns raised by the submitters.

20.  The Petone Community Board considered and endorsed this report and the associated bus stop changes within their catchment at its meeting on Monday 20 June 2022.

Legal Considerations

21.  Council is the Road Controlling Authority, as defined in the Land Transport Act 1998.  In this capacity, it is empowered to make these changes.  Council ensures it does so in line with all relevant requirements, including those in the Land Transport Rule:  Traffic Control Devices 2004.  That Rule specifies the requirements for the design, construction, and operation of “traffic control devices” to ensure a safe and efficient road environment.  The proposed changes in restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2017.

Financial Considerations

22.  These changes can be and will be funded from Council’s 2022/23 transport budgets.


 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix 1_Route 150 Consultation summary

11

2

Appendix 2 - 01_8046

22

3

Appendix 2 - 02_8047

23

4

Appendix 2 - 03_8095

24

5

Appendix 2 - 04_8060

25

6

Appendix 2 - 05_8062

26

7

Appendix 2 - 06_8206

27

8

Appendix 2 - 07_8212

28

9

Appendix 2 - 08_8215

29

10

Appendix 2 - 09_9051

30

11

Appendix 2 - 10_9058

31

12

Appendix 2 - 11_9060

32

13

Appendix 2 - 12_9062

33

14

Appendix 2 - 13_9214

34

15

Appendix 2 - 14_9218

35

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 


Attachment 1

Appendix 1_Route 150 Consultation summary

 












Attachment 2

Appendix 2 - 01_8046

 


Attachment 3

Appendix 2 - 02_8047

 


Attachment 4

Appendix 2 - 03_8095

 

 


Attachment 5

Appendix  - .04_8060

 


Attachment 6

Appendix 2 - 05_8062

 


Attachment 7

Appendix 2 - 06_8206

 


Attachment 8

Appendix 2 - 07_8212

 


Attachment 9

Appendix 2 - 08_8215

 


Attachment 10

Appendix 2 - 09_9051

 


Attachment 11

Appendix 2 - 10_9058

 

 


Attachment 12

Appendix 2 - 11_9060

 


Attachment 13

Appendix 2 - 12_9062

 


Attachment 14

Appendix 2 - 13_9214

 


Attachment 15

Appendix 2 - 14_9218

 


                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

21 June 2022

 

 

 

File: (22/1600)

 

 

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/142

 

Barnes Street Speed Management

 

Purpose of Report

1.    To seek the Traffic Subcommittee’s approval for installation of Local Area Traffic Management devices on Barnes Street.

Recommendations

That the Subcommittee recommends that Council:

(1)   receives and notes this report; and

(2)   approves the implementation of five sets of the proposed speed cushions on Barnes Street, Seaview under 2.2(b)(xi) of the Traffic Bylaw, attached as Appendix 1 to the report.

For the reasons that reducing the unnecessary speeding and antisocial behaviour, improving safety for all street users and local community.

 

Background

2.    Members of the local community have raised concerns in relation to vehicle operating speeds and anti-social driving behaviour which have resulted in safety issues in the vicinity of Barnes Street, Seaview.

3.    ‘Traffic calming’ measures are proposed to be implemented following the Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) scheme to encourage a safer community environment.

4.    The installation of the LATM scheme is expected to alleviate the industrial street environment by:

a)    Reducing the likelihood of unnecessary speeding,

b)    improving safety for all street users,

c)    reducing traffic volumes especially during evening and weekend, and

d)    providing a safe and quite environment for the local community during evening and weekends

 

5.   The LATM scheme design was completed and optimised for both maximising benefits to the community and minimising the level of compromise experienced by businesses.

 

Discussion

6.    There have been regular illegal street racing activities in the vicinity causing significant safety concerns to the local community and businesses.

7.    Dangerous driving and anti-social behaviours is causing significant disturbance to the local community and businesses, and the incidents occurrence are becoming more and more frequent in recent months;

8.   Council officers confirmed that ‘traffic calming’ measures are required as soon as possible on Barnes Street.

9.   The detailed locations and designs for the proposed speed cushions are shown in Appendix 1 to the report.

10. The design was developed by SPA Consulting following industry best standards and has been peer reviewed by a third party.

11. The design provides asphalt speed cushions.  This material is more effective than rubber.

12. The height will be 75mm, which is high enough to slow down general vehicles but not impact on vehicles driving at a low speed.

13. Truck tracking analysis has been done and it shows that the cushion styled design will have minimal impact on trucks.

14. Considering the recent security cameras installed by Seaview Business Association on Wareham Place, the current proposal only includes the speed cushions on Barnes Street.

Options

15. The options include:

a)    approve the five sets of proposed speed cushions, attached as Appendix 1 to the report; or

b)    reject the five sets of proposed speed cushions, attached as Appendix 1 to the report.

16. Council officers recommend option a. as the attention on local community and businesses’ safety is required urgently.

Climate Change Impact and Considerations

17. This decision will have a positive impact on the changing climate as the speed cushions will reduce the speeding of vehicles and hence reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Consultation

18. Council officers have consulted with local businesses via Seaview Business Association and with Kokiri Marae’s trustee members.

19. Full support was gained from both the businesses and the Marae.

20. This proposal was endorsed by the Petone Community Board at its meeting on 20 June 2022. 

Legal Considerations

21. The speed cushions are proposed to be installed as traffic calming measures for local area traffic management by Council resolution under 2.2(b)(xi) of the Traffic Bylaw and they are dealt with within the Traffic Control Devices Rule.

Financial Considerations

22.  These proposed speed cushions will be funded from Council’s transport operational budget.

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix 1 - Barnes Street traffic management design drawings

39

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 


Attachment 1

Appendix 1 - Barnes Street traffic management design drawings

 




                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

13 June 2022

 

 

 

File: (22/1495)

 

 

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/124

 

Route 160 Bus Stop Configuration Review

 

Purpose of Report

1.    The purpose of this report is to seek the Traffic Subcommittee’s approval of changes being proposed to local Route 160 Bus Stops to improve safety and accessibility in line with Waka Kotahi’s ‘Guidelines for Public Transport Infrastructure and Facilities’.

Recommendations

That Traffic Subcommittee recommends that Council:

(1)   notes and receives the information; and

(2)   approves the proposed changes on Route 160 Bus Stop 8964 (Wellington Road) as attached in Appendix 2 to the report.

(3)   approves the proposed changes on Route 160 Bus Stop 8143 (Waiwhetu Road) as attached in Appendix 3 to the report.

For the reasons that the proposed bus stop layout changes will ensure that the bus box is of sufficient length to accommodate buses; no stopping restrictions will prevent other vehicles from blocking full access to the bus stop; and passengers will be able to board and alight safely and easily.

 

Background

2.    Greater Wellington Regional Council’s (GWRC) Te Mahere Waka Whenua Tūmatanui o te Rohe o Pōneke (Wellington Regional Public Transport Plan 2021 - 2031) has outlined three strategic focus areas:

a)  Mode shift;

b)  Decarbonise public transport vehicle fleet; and

c)  Improve customer experience.


 

3.    As part of improving the customer experience, GWRC has committed to prioritising the safety and maintenance of the public transport network to encourage safe behaviour. The associated key measure is a 40% reduction in serious injuries on the public transport network by 2030 which can be achieved by prioritising safety through continuous improvement to both infrastructure and operations.

4.    It is required that all the bus stops are reviewed for local authorities to ensure the minimum standards are met.

5.    As part of GWRC’s Bus Stop Review programme, GWRC officers have been working collaboratively with HCC officers on improvements to all bus stops within the Lower Hutt Area.

6.    The review of bus route 160 (Queensgate to Homedale) was completed as part of an earlier programme. The traffic resolution for the proposed changes to the Route 160 Bus Stop configuration was endorsed by the Wainuiomata Community Board on 13 August 2021 and was approved by the Traffic Subcommittee on 19 August 2021.

7.    Following a formalised bus stop review procedure endorsed by the Council through the Traffic Subcommittee on 4 April 2022, Council officers were tasked with reviewing the Route 160 Bus Stop changes against this revised procedure.

8.    This report reviewed all 66 traffic resolutions approved in 2022 for the purpose of seeking further improvements to the proposed changes of the Route 160 bus stop configuration (if any).

Discussion                                              

9.    Appendix 1 to the report summarises the recorded public consultation comments as well as the review comments from GWRC and HCC officers.

10.  Out of the 66 bus stops on Route 160, 42 bus stops received no negative comments and therefore further review is not applicable for these bus stops.

11.  The 24 bus stops that received one or more negative comments have been revisited by engineers from both GWRC and HCC. After being reassessed, it was determined there would be no change to 21 of the bus stops.

12.  Considering the new development around The Strand and Wainuiomata Town Centre, we understand that Metlink is currently undertaking a bus stop optimisation study based on the catchment on Fitzherbert Road and Wainuiomata Road. The bus stop 9985 proposed changes are not applicable anymore, therefore it is removed from the current proposal

13.  The following two bus stop locations are proposed to be changed.

a)   Bus stop 8964, the original proposal stop on Wellington Road required losing 4 parking spaces. A revised design has been developed which minimises the parking loss to 2.

b)   Bus stop 8143, the original proposed stop on Waiwhetu Road raised concerns regarding to mobility parking in front of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church. The design is revised to retain the mobility parking.

14.  The above review and analysis confirmed the robustness of the proposed changes of Route 160 Bus Stop configuration.

15.  The bus stop 8964 and 8143 designs, shown in Appendices 2 and 3 to the report, are the only changes to the Traffic Resolution which we are seeking the Traffic Subcommittee’s approval.

Options

16.  The options include:

a)  approves the proposed changes to the two bus stops on Route 150 as they appear in Appendices 2 and 3; or

b)  reject the proposed changes to the two bus stops on Route 150 as they appear in Appendices 2 and 3.

17.  Officers recommend option a. as the proposed changes go towards achieving the goals of the Regional Public Transport Plan.

Climate Change Impact and Considerations

18.  The matters addressed in this report have been considered in accordance with the process set out in Council’s Climate Change Considerations Guide.

19.  Transport infrastructure and facilities that provide good access, safety and personal security at all stages of the journey, particularly for people with impairments will help to remove barriers to the use of public transport.  The more barriers removed by Council will make the choice to use public transport easier and will support moves to reduce car dependency and therefore the corresponding carbon emissions.

20.  The decision will not increase greenhouse gas emissions and will not be affected by a changing climate. There are no opportunities in this decision to reduce emissions or build resilience.

Consultation

21.  GWRC undertook consultation with all affected residents within proximity of the bus stops.

22.  Consultation occurred during May and June 2022.

23.  The recommendations will be reported to Wainuiomata Community Board on Wednesday 22 June 2022 and to seek the Board’s endorsement and comments.

Legal Considerations

24.  The proposed changes in restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2017

Financial Considerations

25.  These changes can be and will be funded from Council’s 2022/23 transport budgets.


 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix 1 - Route 160 Bus Stop Consultation Review

48

2

Appendix 2 - Proposed changes for Bus Stop #8964 Wellington Road

57

3

Appendix 3 - Proposed changes for Bus Stop #8143 Waiwhetu Road

58

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 


Attachment 1

Appendix 1 - Route 160 Bus Stop Consultation Review

 










Attachment 2

Appendix 2 - Proposed changes for Bus Stop #8964 Wellington Road

 


Attachment 3

Appendix 3 - Proposed changes for Bus Stop #8143 Waiwhetu Road

 


                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

28 May 2022

 

File: (22/1289)

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/125

 

Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade - P10, P120 & Mobility Parking Restriction

 

Purpose of Report

1.    To seek Traffic Subcommittee’s approval for the resolution of the Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade Parking layout and proposed Restrictions under Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2017, as shown in the Appendices to this report.

Recommendations

That the Subcommittee recommends that Council:

(1)        approves the installation of 73 carparks in the new layout as shown in Appendices 1-8 attached to the report;

(2)        approves the installation of six disabled parking spaces defined by Mobility Parking Symbol and time restriction;

(3)        approves the installation of 63 P120 time limited car parks (at all times) Monday to Sunday (excluding Public Holidays);

(4)        approves the installation of four P10 time restricted car parks (at all times) (excluding Public Holidays);

(5)        approves the installation of road signs reflecting the parking restrictions that are proposed to be made, pursuant to the provisions of clauses 3.1, 3.2 & 7.1 of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2017, and section 6.4 of the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004;

(6)        rescinds any previous resolutions pertaining to traffic controls made pursuant to any bylaw to the extent that they are in conflict with the traffic controls described in this resolution; and

(7)        notes that this resolution will take effect when the traffic control devices that evidence the restrictions described in this resolution, are in place.

For the reason that the parking restrictions will assist in effectively managing the operation of the Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade parking resource for users of both shoppers and visitors, while meeting the requirements of the Council’s Parking Policy 2017.

 

Background

2.    The changes proposed in this paper will result in parking on Queen Street reducing from 81 to 73 carparks. The opening of Te Ara Raukura has provided 62 extra car parks which negates the loss of parking on Queen Street.

3.    Te Ara Raukura is currently owned by Progressive and will be vested to Council by the end of 2022 once the subdivision has been approved. This new street links Queen Street with The Strand so creates an alternative exit out of Queen Street.           

Discussion

4.    The parking restrictions will help discourage inconsiderate parking behaviour, as well as preserving spaces associated with emergency egress, assembly and vehicle access points.

5.    Currently there are four disabled carparks on Queen Street and in the new layout there will be six disabled carparks across the street. 

6.    Currently there are five P15 car parks in front of the Tuatahi Centre, in the new layout there are three P10 car parks outside Domino’s and one outside Clives’s Chemist. 

7.    The ‘mobility’ parking restrictions will improve parking availability for mobility impaired users in close proximity to the facility.

8.     The white parking bay markings more clearly demark the parking spaces, discouraging inefficient parking of vehicles, and maximising the utilisation of the available parking space.

9.     The proposal is in keeping with Council’s Parking Policy – 2017 and aligns with its current long-term strategies.

(a)     a liveable and thriving city –supporting place-making, amenity, and economic growth.

(b)     a city that has equity of access – supporting work to create walkable and people-friendly city accessible to all.

(c)     a high level of customer service – delivering a quality experience for shoppers and visitors.

10.   The current parking layout is supported by the majority of the shop owner’s and aligns with the parking requirements in the complex.


 

Wainuiomata car parks
Summary
A summary table in terms of total parking changes

Parking Type

Existing

New

Difference

P15

5

0

-5

P10

0

4

4

P120

72

63

-09

Mobility P120

4

6

2

Total

81

73

-08

 

Options

11.  The options are:

(a)   to reject the proposed parking layout and parking restrictions; or

(b)   to accept the proposed parking layout and parking restriction as they appear in appendices.

12.   Officers recommend option (b).

Climate Change Impact and Considerations

13.  The matters addressed in this report have been considered in accordance with the process set out in Council’s Climate Change Considerations Guide.

Consultation

14.  While consultation was carried out for the entire Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade, only the comments related to parking are presented in this report.


 

15.  The consultation occurred from 6 April 2021 to 6 May 2021 and included the following:

a)    meetings with key stakeholders including Wainuiomata RSA; Wainuiomata Marae; Progressive Enterprises;

b)    meetings with the business community in conjunction with Love Wainuiomata;

c)    a display at Wainuiomata Library including feedback forms;

d)    an online survey:  hutt.city/designwainui

e)    a presentation to the Wainuiomata Community Board at its meeting on 14 April 2021; and

f)     a meeting with the community during the 10-year plan consultation at the Wainuiomata Hub  on 15 April 2021.

16.  There were 330 respondents to the survey with the following numbers of comments about parking:  two comments in the under 30 age group, 20 in the 30-59 age group, six in the over 60 age group and seven comments from people living outside Wainuiomata.   There were 35 comments (10.6%) in total out of 330 responses received.

 

17.  Comments associated with the layout of short-term parking (adding in one P10 in this section) were:

a)    No 26 – Town & Country – would like to see two P10 carparks

b)    No 22 Viti Barbers– Support

c)    No 20-21 Clive Chemist– Support

d)    No 19 Dawn Bake Bakery – Don’t support – would rather they are P15 and would like to see five short term parking in this area

e)    No 18 Ziggy’s Dairy – Don’t Support – would rather they are P15 all along the south side of Queen Street from Te Ara Raukura to Fitzherbert St

f)     No 17 Creative Meats - Don’t support – would prefer to P10 outside their business as well

g)    No 16 Price Busters – Support

 

18.  All the rest of the businesses along this section support the P10 layout.

Parking Type

Existing South Side of Queen St

Planned South side of Queen St

Existing North Side of Queen St

Planned North side of Queen St

P15

0

0

5

0

P10

0

0

0

4

P120

41

44

31

19

Mobility P120

2

4

2

2

Total

43

48

38

25

 

Legal Considerations

19.  The parking restrictions are proposed to be made pursuant to the provisions of section 7.1 of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2017, and section 6.4 of the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004:

a)   Time Restricted Parking, Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw, clause 3.1, 3.2 & 7.1,

b)   Council may by resolution specify any road, part of a road, or piece of land owned or controlled by Council, to be a time restricted parking area.

c)   Council may impose the following conditions by resolution in respect of any time restricted parking

area:

(i) the time or times during which parking restrictions have effect;

(ii) the number and situation of parking spaces within each time restricted parking area;

(iii) the maximum time allowed for parking in any space within any time restricted parking area;

No person being the driver or the person in charge of any vehicle may drive, stop, stand or park, or otherwise use that vehicle in a manner that is contrary to any prohibition, limitation or restriction imposed from time to time by resolution of Council in relation to a time restricted parking area.

d)    Mobility Parking Space - 2.2 (b)(ii) Council may by resolution - (b) set aside, designate or reserve any road, part of a road or any piece of land owned or controlled by Council, as: operation mobility parking spaces.

e)    the disabled parking symbol specified in Part 3 Schedule 2 of the TCD Rule (M3-5) should be marked.

f)     Road Signs – TCD Manual, Part 13, 6.1.2 - Signs (including supplementary signs) incorporating arrows to indicate the direction and extent of a parking restriction ‘must be installed parallel to, or at an angle of not more than 45 degrees from, the side of the roadway to which they relate’ (subclause 12.5(3) TCD Rule).

g)    There is a limit to the number of signs that can be installed on the same pole or in the same location on the same building, wall or fence. The limit, described in the TCD Rule, is:

h)    not more than two parking signs (or three parking signs, provided one of them is a clearway or special vehicle lane sign); or

i)     one parking sign and one pedestrian sign. A supplementary plate for this purpose is considered to be part of the sign it supplements. A sign incorporating the letter ‘P’ denotes a parking restriction applying between 8 am and 6 pm on all days except public holidays, unless otherwise specified. Signs relating to the restriction or prohibition of parking on a length of road must be installed:

j)     at the start and end of the length of the restriction (section of affected roadway)

k)    at or near both sides of an intervening intersection along its length (except for clearways, where signs need only be installed beyond each intervening intersection)

l)     at distances of not more than 100 m between any two signs. Care should be given to the placing of sign posts to ensure they do not impact on the opening of car doors – for instance, placing signs in the middle of disabled parking space may prevent the vehicle’s door being opened or affect access to any mobility device required.

k)     Enforcement 3.4 - With any type of parking regulation, enforcement must be undertaken to effectively manage the parking system. Without ongoing enforcement, road users will become complacent, and the measures put in place to manage congestion and parking issues will not be effective.

l)      Legislation and bylaws - 3.4.1 - Councils have the right to set bylaws under the Transport Act 1962 or Local Government Act 1974 and 2002. A council may appoint parking enforcement officers under section 7 of the Transport Act 1962 and their powers to enforce are given by section 72(1) (k). General parking noncompliance and other restrictions (such as clearways) can also be enforced by the New Zealand Police. When road users do not comply with the bylaw requirements, parking enforcement officers issue parking offence notices (imposing standard parking fines) and may have the vehicle towed away. In some cases, offences or non-payment of the fine can result in court hearings. Enforcement of bylaws should lead to better overall compliance of the parking and traffic system. There is a need for appropriate levels of enforcement to ensure fair and effective turnover of limited parking spaces and safe and efficient movement of traffic.

Financial Considerations

20.   These changes can be funded from the Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade project budget.

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix - 1 - Aeiral Overview, Master Plan

69

2

Appendix - 2 - 5 Parking Spaces, North Side

70

3

Appendix - 3 - 11 Parking Spaces, North East Side

71

4

Appendix - 4 - 9 Parking Spaces, North Side

72

5

Appendix - 5 - 18 Parking Spaces, South Side

73

6

Appendix - 6 - 3 Parking Spaces, South Side

74

7

Appendix - 7 - 6 Parking Spaces, South Side

75

8

Appendix - 8 - 21 Parking Spaces, South Side

76

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Ravi Soni

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Claire Allan

Placemaking Advisor

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 


Attachment 1

Appendix - 1 - Aeiral Overview, Master Plan

 


Attachment 2

Appendix - 2 - 5 Parking Spaces, North Side

 


Attachment 3

Appendix - 3 - 11 Parking Spaces, North East Side

 


Attachment 4

Appendix - 4 - 9 Parking Spaces, North Side

 


Attachment 5

Appendix - 5 - 18 Parking Spaces, South Side

 


Attachment 6

Appendix - 6 - 3 Parking Spaces, South Side

 


Attachment 7

Appendix - 7 - 6 Parking Spaces, South Side

 


Attachment 8

Appendix - 8 - 21 Parking Spaces, South Side

 


                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

13 June 2022

 

 

 

File: (22/1496)

 

 

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/126

 

Arakura Local Area Traffic Management

 

Purpose of Report

1.    To seek the Traffic Subcommittee’s approval for installation of Local Area Traffic Management devices in the Arakura area.

Recommendations

That the Subcommittee recommends that Council:

(1)   receives and notes this report; and

(2)   approves the implementation of up to 13 sets of the proposed speed cushions in the Arakura area under 2.2(b)(xi) of the Traffic Bylaw detailed in the report.

For the reasons of

a) Reducing the likelihood of unnecessary speeding,

b) improving safety for all street users, encouraging sustainable travel mode choices (i.e., cyclists and pedestrians),

c) reducing traffic volumes, especially heavy vehicles, and

d) providing an improved streetscape amenity.

 

 

Background

2.    Members of the local community raised concerns in relation to vehicle operating speeds and anti-social driving behaviour which have resulted in safety issues in the vicinity of the Arakura residential area, Wainuiomata.

3.    The increase in additional residential developments in the Arakura area will cause travel demand to grow at a rapid rate, resulting in greater safety issues caused by speed and high traffic volumes.

4.    ‘Traffic calming’ measures are proposed to be implemented following the Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) scheme to encourage a safer residential environment.

5.    The installation of the LATM scheme is expected to alleviate the residential street environment by:

a)   Reducing the likelihood of unnecessary speeding,

b)   improving safety for all street users, encouraging sustainable travel mode choices (i.e., cyclists and pedestrians),

c)   reducing traffic volumes, especially heavy vehicles, and

d)  providing an improved streetscape amenity.

 

6.   The LATM scheme design was completed and optimised for both maximising benefits to the community and minimising the level of compromise experienced by residents.

 

7.   The following diagram illustrates the proposed LATM speed cushion treatment locations.

Discussion

8.    There have been 62 crashes in the Arakura area in the past 10 years, of which 11 were minor injury crashes, 48 were non-injury crashes and 3 were serious crashes. The crash locations can be found in Appendix 1 to the report.

9.    Council officers have investigated the speed and historical crash data with the evidence confirming that ‘traffic calming’ measures are required in the Arakura residential area from a network wide approach.

10. The detailed locations and designs for the proposed speed cushions are shown in Appendix 2 to the report.

11. For the 13 sets of speed cushions designed, a staged installation strategy with monitoring will be adopted to ensure the optimum number of speed cushions are implemented.

Options

12. The options include:

a)   approve up to 13 sets of the proposed speed cushions as recommended in Appendix 2; or

b)   reject selected speed cushions if there are any significant concerns.

 

13. Council officers recommend option a; in this way officers will be able to install the speed cushions in a staged approach. If the monitoring results show that the intended results are achieved with the installation of the first portion of speed cushions, then further speed cushions will not be installed.

Climate Change Impact and Considerations

14. This decision will have a positive impact on the changing climate as the speed cushions will reduce the speeding of vehicles and hence reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

 

15. The speed cushions will encourage sustainable travel mode choices and will cause a positive mode shift towards cycling, walking and public transport.

 

16. A reduction in traffic volumes, especially in heavy vehicles is also expected, which will contribute positively to the environment and climate.

Consultation

17. Council officers have engaged with the following key stakeholders and communities:

a)   Local schools, businesses and churches

b)   Wainuiomata Marae

c)   Wainuiomata Community Board

d)   Residents of Arakura

a)   Other Wainuiomata road users

b)   Emergency services: Police, Fire, Ambulance

c)   Wainuiomata Library

d)   Waste Management

e)   Metlink (buses)

 

18. To gather feedback from the community on the specific locations of speed treatments, the following public consultation channels were used:

 

a)   Digital online platform: the proposed treatments and proposed location with visuals and maps were displayed on the BTT (Bang the Table) page and Facebook posts. One larger map and several smaller graphics with specific addresses were captioned to show in more detail which residents are closest to each treatment.

b)   In-Person Display: the digital engagement was supplemented with other activities to reach those who prefer a traditional engagement approach, such as older residents or those who don’t have easy access to a device or internet. A large-scale map of the area with proposed locations of the speed cushions was displayed and post-its were provided for the community to provide feedback. Council officers have worked closely with the hub staff to assist in collating the feedback.

c)   Newsletter: consistent information was shared through the Wainuiomata News in order to gain wider area awareness.

d)   Email address for further comments or questions: the haveyoursay@huttcity.govt.nz email address was shared in the landing page of the BTT site and people were invited to contact Council with any other questions or comments.

e)   Physical Letter: public consultation letters were delivered to directly affected residents. There was a total of 800 letters hand delivered to residents. Letters and emails were also sent to local schools, kindergartens, churches, and marae at the same time and encouraged them to share the project within their communities.

19.  Public consultation was undertaken from 13 April to 16 May 2022.

20.  Consultation Results: the overall consultation and comments results are analysed and summarised below.

a)   A total of 127 responses were received from both the online survey and emails. 70 supported the speed cushions, 8 were neutral and 49 were not in favour. The response percentage is shown in the pie chart below.


 

b)   The categorised reasons for neutral and unsupportive responses are analysed and shown in the donut chart below.

 

 

 

21.  Responses to Feedback: all feedback was reviewed and grouped into specific categories, and responses were prepared to address the concerns raised in that feedback. The detailed responses are presented in Appendix 3 to the report and the key themes are listed below:

a)   Slowing down traffic

i. It is estimated that every speed cushion will likely delay the average driver by only 10 seconds.

ii.            Considering the safety for the community, the slight delay in travel time is acceptable.

b)   Not effective

i. The design is proven to be effective with minimal impact on day-to-day users by the recent implementation of similar speed cushions on Taita Drive, near Ricoh Sport Centre.

c)   Impact on Emergency / Bus

i. The specific cushion is designed to have minimal impact on buses, emergency vehicles and cyclists.

ii.            This is also verified by the recent implementation of similar speed cushions on Taita Drive, near Ricoh Sport Centre.

d)   Impact on Driveway Access

i. All commented locations / designs have been reviewed.

ii.            Designs are revised at two specific locations: 30 Wellington Road and 85 Wellington Road.

iii.           The affected residents were consulted again to achieve support for the revised speed cushions. The revised locations for speed cushions for these addresses are presented in Appendix 4 to the report.

22. The paper will be reported to the Wainuiomata Committee Board on Wednesday 22 June 2022 and to seek the Board’s endorsement and comments.

Legal Considerations

23. The speed cushions are proposed to be installed as traffic calming measures for local area traffic management by Council resolution under 2.2(b)(xi) of the Traffic Bylaw and they are dealt with within the Traffic Control Devices Rule.

Financial Considerations

24.  These proposed speed cushions will be funded from Council’s Low-Cost Low-Risk Programme and co-funded by Waka Kotahi.


 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix 1 - Arakura LATM Crash Analysis Summary

85

2

Appendix 2 - Locations & Designs of Proposed Speed Cushions

86

3

Appendix 3 - Arakura LATM Responses to Feedbacks

97

4

Appendix 4 - Arakura LATM Revised Speed Cushion Locations

101

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Anita Manda

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 


Attachment 1

Appendix 1 - Arakura LATM Crash Analysis Summary

 


Attachment 2

Appendix 2 - Locations & Designs of Proposed Speed Cushions

 












Attachment 3

Appendix 3 - Arakura LATM Responses to Feedbacks

 





Attachment 4

Appendix 4 - Arakura LATM Revised Speed Cushion Locations

 



                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

21 May 2022

 

 

 

File: (22/1250)

 

 

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/127

 

Tyndall Street (Cul-De-Sac), Waiwhetu - No Stopping (At All Times)

 

Purpose of Report

1.    The purpose of this report is to seek the Traffic Subcommittee’s approval for the extension of No Stopping – At All Times to improve visibility, safety and optimise traffic flow as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 1 to this report.

Recommendations

That the Subcommittee recommends that Council:

(1)        notes and receives the report;

(2)        approves the extension of the No Stopping – At All Times restriction (Broken Yellow Lines) and 2 x L Bars in Tyndall Street (cul-de-sac), as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 1 to this report;

(3)        rescinds any previous resolutions pertaining to traffic controls made pursuant to any bylaw to the extent that they are in conflict with the traffic controls described in this resolution; and

(4)        notes that this resolution will take effect once the appropriate signage and/or road-markings have been installed.

For the reason that the proposed restrictions will improve safety for road users and the operational efficiency of the local emergency service and is supported by current Hutt City Policies.

 

Background

1.    Council Officers received a request from the residents concerned about the safety of a section of Tyndall Street (cul-de-sac)

2.    The width of the road at and around the bend is approximately 7.5 metres. When vehicles are parked on both sides of the road it leaves approximately 3.5 metres parked vehicles which makes it narrow restricts the space to move aside for oncoming vehicles.

 

3.    With the new subdivision, which has added 40 additional units in the cul-de-sac, there are more vehicle movements and parking on both sides of the road. This makes emergency vehicle movements difficult and reduces the visibility available for all road users.

Discussion

4.    The proposed changes will improve safety, visibility, and accessibility for all road users.

5.    Installation of the proposed yellow lines will make accessibility easier for emergency services vehicles.

6.    The aerial image provided below shows the current broken yellow lines.


Options

7.    The options include:

a.  approve the proposed extension of No Stopping as per shown in Appendix 1; or

b.  reject the proposed extension of No Stopping.

8.    Officers recommend option a, as the proposed changes provide improved safety to local community and better accessibility for emergency services.

Climate Change Impact and Considerations

9.    The matters addressed in this report have been considered in accordance with the process set out in Council’s Climate Change Considerations Guide.

10.  The decision will not increase greenhouse gas emissions and will not be affected by a changing climate. There are no opportunities in this decision to reduce emissions or build resilience.   

Consultation

11.  Consultation flyers were delivered to 75 properties in the cul-de-sac seeking their feedback. Flyers were hand delivered and placed in the property letterboxes.

12.  In response to the feedback received, officers note the following:

Response Number

Support

Comments

1

Yes

I support this extension of the yellow lines and ask that you work to approve the submission and paint the extensions as soon as possible. You should also paint lines along the inside in front of 34-38 Tyndall as people often park there or in the greenspace and block traffic or impede the use of the park. I also would recommend putting a one way sign as several residents drive around the cul-de-sac the wrong way.

2

Yes

Thank you, thank you, thank you. I wholeheartedly support this extension of the yellow lines and ask that you work to approve the submission and paint the extensions as soon as possible. You should also paint lines along the inside in front of 34-38 Tyndall as people often park there or in the greenspace and block traffic or impede the use of the park.

3

Yes

We are in agreement but are recommending additional lines. You'll see this information in the submission docs I've attached, including photos to reinforce the recommendation.

4

Yes

100% support it. People have been pretty inconsiderate with their parking choices in these areas

5

Yes

Fully agree with the changes but I proposed two additions. On the map you will see red marks with numbers. People park in these places and significantly narrow the access way for others. Please see attached pdf photos

6

Yes

The extension of the yellow broken line around the bend outside the area is essential to improve safety as oncoming traffic is not visible as you leave the cul de sac. This comment made in support of change to this (i.e., some neighbours want to retain parking).

7

Yes

I support this plan to extend the BYLs as per drawing No. TR-78-2022 and for the stated reasons provided in this submission.

8

Yes

Thank you for your response on this traffic flow and safety matter. Your drawing indicates what the street is in need of. If you  can get this over the line and actioned, you will be a champion up our street.

Legal Considerations

13. These restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of Section 6.4 (4) of the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

Financial Considerations

14.  These changes can be funded from Council’s 2021/22 transport budgets.

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix - 1 - Extension of Broken Yellow Lines

107

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Ravi Soni

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 


Attachment 1

Appendix - 1 - Extension of Broken Yellow Lines

 


                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

12 May 2022

 

 

 

File: (22/1175)

 

 

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/128

 

Restrictions installed under Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004

 

Purpose of Report

1.    To seek Traffic Subcommittee’s approval to install the parking restrictions under Part 6.9 of the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

Recommendations

That the Subcommittee recommends that Council:

(1)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restriction (10 metres) across the vehicle accesses (driveways) serving property numbers 10 and 11 Johnston Grove, Taita, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 1 to this report;

(2)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (10 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 28 & 30 Sladden Street, Naenae and 2 x L Bars, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 2 to this report;

(3)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (6 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 93 Wainuiomata Road, Wainuiomata, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 3 to this report;

(4)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (5.2 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 40A Cambridge Terrace, Waiwhetu, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 4 to this report;

(5)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (4.5 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 33 Biddle Crescent, Taita, and 2 x L Bars as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 5 to this report;

(6)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (1.5 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 26A & 28 Ariki Street, Boulcott and 2 x L Bars as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 6 to this report;

(7)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (7.6 metres on) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 1245 Taita Drive, Taita and 2 x L Bars as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 7 to this report;

(8)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (14.3 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 1005 & 1007 High Street, Avolon and white parking lines as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 8 to this report;

(9)   approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (7.8 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 17  and from property numbers 21 to 18 (23.4 metres) Rintoul Grove (Cul-de-sec) Stokes Valley, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 9 to this report;

(10) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (7.9 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 8 and property number 9 to 10 (8.8 metres) and between property numbers 15 to 20 (7.1 metres) and property number 15 (3.2 metres) and property numbers 20 & 21 (10 metres)  Tiroiti Grove (Cul-de-sec), Stokes Valley, and 6 x L Bars as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 10 to this report;

(11) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (14.5 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 45 & 49 Maungaraki Road, Korokoro,  as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 11 to this report;

(12) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (16.2 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property number 343 & 337 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 12 to this report;

(13) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (4.8 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 29 A Farmer Crescent, Taita, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 13 to this report;

(14) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (10.1 metres no both sides) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property number 40 & 42 Cypress Drive, Maungaraki , and 2 x L Bar as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 14 to this report;

(15) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (13.5 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 17 & 19 Tennyson Avenue, Avalon and 2 x L Bars, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 15 to this report;

(16) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (6.1 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 47 Porutu Street, Fairfield, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 16 to this report;

(17) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (5.2 metres x 2) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 3 & 5 Collingwood Street, Waterloo, L Bars as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 17 to this report;

(18) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (12.1 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 1 & 1A Cedar Street, Maungaraki, and 2 x L Bars as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 18 to this report;

(19) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (23.9 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property numbers 93 to 97 Randwick Crescent, Moera, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 19 to this report;

(20) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (8.8 metres) across the vehicle access (driveways) serving property number 14B & 15 Holly Grove, Maungaraki, and a L Bar as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 20 to this report;

(21) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (4 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 18 Douglas Street, Waiwhetu, and a L Bar as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 21 to this report;

(22) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (6.6 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 2 Pirie Crescent, Lower Hutt ans 2 x L Bars, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 22 to this report;

(23) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (6.5 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 32 Howard Road, Point Howard, as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 23 to this report;

(24) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (1.5 metres on both sides) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 2 Pirie Crescent, Lower Hutt, and 2 x L Bars as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 24 to this report;

(25) approves the installation of a No Stopping, At All Times restrictions (5.8 metres) across the vehicle access (driveway) serving property number 48 Cypress Drive, Maungaraki,  and 2 x L Bar as shown on the plan attached as Appendix 25 to this report; and

(26) rescinds any previous resolutions pertaining to traffic controls made pursuant to any bylaw to the extent that they conflict with the traffic controls described in this resolution;

For the reason that the parking restrictions referred to reinforce current restrictions listed within the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004, and Part 13 (Parking Control) of the Traffic Control Devices Manual and the Land Transport (Traffic Control Devices) Rule 2004. 

 

Background

2.    The Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 provides guidance with regards sections of road where parking is restricted. Part 6.9 of the Rule refers to the obstruction of vehicle entrances and exits as follows;
(1) A driver or person in charge of a vehicle must not stop, stand, or park the vehicle so as to obstruct entry to or exit from any driveway.

3.    A driveway, for the purpose of the Rule is defined as follows:

4.    The Land Transport (Traffic Control Devices) Rule 2004 describes the requirements for the design, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of traffic control devices. It sets out and details the responsibilities of Road Controlling Authority (Council). As in the provision of traffic control devices. Councils must follow the requirements as described in the TCD Rule. In particular, sub-clause 13.1 (1) states ‘a road controlling authority must comply with this rule when providing, installing, modifying or maintaining a traffic control device’.

5.    As indicated in section 3.2 of the Road User Rule, there are a number of locations and situations where the stopping, standing or parking of a vehicle is contrary to the Rule. Certain situations need not be specifically signed or marked unless the Council considers it appropriate to do so or has determined parking may occur and has signed or marked this exception.

a.   Driveways
Drivers must not stop, stand or park their vehicles so that they obstruct driveways. Obstruction is defined as a vehicle being parked within 1 m of the side of the driveway (Road User Rule, clause 6.9). The TCD Rule does not require Councils to mark or sign such locations and, in general, it is recommended they are not marked. However, the Council may consider installing markings where there is high parking demand, Poor parking practices, or where sight visibility is an issue.

Discussion

6.    Obstructing vehicle entrances and exits (Part 6.9 Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004)

a.    in front of, or closer than 1 metre to, a vehicle entrance

7.    Council Officers routinely receive numerous safety and accessibility concerns from residents.

8.    Council Officers are looking to promote safer movement through improved manoeuvrability, visibility, and accessibility.

Options

9.    Council’s approval of these traffic resolutions will negate any confusion that may occur when enforcing offences committed.

Climate Change Impact and Considerations

10.  The matters addressed in this report have been considered in accordance with the process set out in Council’s Climate Change Considerations Guide.

11.  The decision will not increase greenhouse gas emissions and will not be affected by a changing climate. There are no opportunities in this decision to reduce emissions or build resilience.  

Consultation

12.  As the restrictions contained within this report are reinforcing requirements made under Part 6.9 of the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004, therefore, public consultation is not required for the proposed installation.

Legal Considerations

13.  These restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Part 6.9 of the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

Financial Considerations

14.  These changes can be funded from Council’s existing 2021/22 transport budgets

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix - 1 - 10 & 11 Johston Gr, Taita

114

2

Appendix - 2 - 28 Sladden Street

115

3

Appendix - 3 - 93 Wainuiomata Rd, Wainuiomata

116

4

Appendix - 4 - 40A Cambridge Tce, waiwhetu

117

5

Appendix - 5 - 33 Biddle Cres, Taita

118

6

Appendix - 6 - 26 - 28A Ariki Street, Boulcott

119

7

Appendix - 7 - 1245 Taita Dr, Taita

120

8

Appendix - 8 - 1007 HIGH Street

121

9

Appendix - 9 - Rintoul Gr, Stokes Valley

122

10

Appendix - 10 - Tiroiti Gr, Stokes Valley

123

11

Appendix - 11 - 49 Maungaraki Road, Kororo

124

12

Appendix - 12 - 337-343 Waterloo Road, Waterloo

125

13

Appendix - 13 - 29A Farmer Crescent

126

14

Appendix - 14 -  40 - 42 - Cypress Drive, Maungaraki

127

15

Appendix - 15 - 17-19 Tennyson Ave, Petone

128

16

Appendix - 16 - 47 Porutu Street, Fairfeild

129

17

Appendix - 17 - 3 & 5 Collingwood Sterrt, Waterloo

130

18

Appendix - 18 - 1 - 1A Cedar Street, Maungaraki

131

19

Appendix - 19 - 93-97 Randwick Crescent, Moera

132

20

Appendix - 20 -14B -15 Holly Gr, Maungaraki

133

21

Appendix - 21 -18 Douglas Street, Waiwhetu

134

22

Appendix - 22 - 2 Pirie Crescent, Lower Hutt

135

23

Appendix - 23 - 32 Howard Rd, Point Howard

136

24

Appendix - 24 - 39 Pirie Crescent, Lower Hutt

137

25

Appendix - 25 - 48 Cypress Dr, Maungaraki

138

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Ravi Soni

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 


Attachment 1

Appendix - 1 - 10 & 11 Johston Gr, Taita

 


Attachment 2

Appendix - 2 - 28 Sladden Street

 


Attachment 3

Appendix - 3 - 93 Wainuiomata Rd, Wainuiomata

 


Attachment 4

Appendix - 4 - 40A Cambridge Tce, waiwhetu

 


Attachment 5

Appendix - 5 - 33 Biddle Cres, Taita

 


Attachment 6

Appendix - 6 - 26 - 28A Ariki Street, Boulcott

 


Attachment 7

Appendix - 7 - 1245 Taita Dr, Taita

 


Attachment 8

Appendix - 8 - 1007 HIGH Street

 


Attachment 9

Appendix - 9 - Rintoul Gr, Stokes Valley

 


Attachment 10

Appendix - 10 - Tiroiti Gr, Stokes Valley

 


Attachment 11

Appendix - 11 - 49 Maungaraki Road, Kororo

 


Attachment 12

Appendix - 12 - 337-343 Waterloo Road, Waterloo

 


Attachment 13

Appendix - 13 - 29A Farmer Crescent

 


Attachment 14

Appendix - 14 -  40 - 42 - Cypress Drive, Maungaraki

 


Attachment 15

Appendix - 15 - 17-19 Tennyson Ave, Petone

 


Attachment 16

Appendix - 16 - 47 Porutu Street, Fairfeild

 


Attachment 17

Appendix - 17 - 3 & 5 Collingwood Sterrt, Waterloo

 


Attachment 18

Appendix - 18 - 1 - 1A Cedar Street, Maungaraki

 


Attachment 19

Appendix - 19 - 93-97 Randwick Crescent, Moera

 


Attachment 20

Appendix - 20 -14B -15 Holly Gr, Maungaraki

 


Attachment 21

Appendix - 21 -18 Douglas Street, Waiwhetu

 


Attachment 22

Appendix - 22 - 2 Pirie Crescent, Lower Hutt

 


Attachment 23

Appendix - 23 - 32 Howard Rd, Point Howard

 


Attachment 24

Appendix - 24 - 39 Pirie Crescent, Lower Hutt

 


Attachment 25

Appendix - 25 - 48 Cypress Dr, Maungaraki

 

 


MEMORANDUM                                                  1                                                             30 June 2022

Our Reference          22/1431

TO:                      Chair and Members

Traffic Subcommittee

FROM:                Jocelyn Zhang

DATE:                08 June 2022

SUBJECT:           Streets for People Programme Update

 

 

Recommendation

That the Board receives and notes this memorandum.

 

Purpose of Memorandum

1.    To provide members information regarding Streets for People programme.

Background

2.    Within the 2021–24 National Land Transport Programme, Waka Kotahi has allocated $30 million to the Streets for People programme with a Funding Assistance Rate (FAR) of up to 90%.

3.    This funding is designed for towns and cities that are ready to accelerate a long-term vision by using successful evidence-driven techniques.

4.    This programme is aiming to deliver a low-carbon, safe and healthy transport system which has a high-level alignment with Council’s Integrated Transport Strategy.

5.    The programme will be included as part of the existing Micro-mobility programme to accelerate and extend the walking and cycling linkages to suburban centres.

6.    The funding application process has been split into three steps and each is a gateway to the next stage.

a.   Expression of interest.

b.   Phase 1 - Funding the Foundations (pre-implementation).

c.   Phase 2 -Funding the Projects(implementation).

7.    Council submitted an Expression of Interest (EOI) for Streets for People funding on 22 February 2022 to Waka Kotahi. This EOI demonstrated a strong sense of direction, strategic alignment with national goals and potential projects for consideration.

8.    On 31 March 2022, Council was notified that we have been shortlisted for funding and signed off the Pre-Implementation Partnership Agreement with Waka Kotahi. Hence the current stage is (b) Phase 1.

9.    “Magic Triangle” – Taitā, Avalon and Naenae.  These three suburban areas were identified as a critical gap without any link between the Hutt River Trail and the Beltway. The following opportunities are identified in these areas through this programme

a.   Opportunity to use pathways, wayfinding and crossing safety improvements to form a complete network “Micro-mobility Triangle” between Hutt River Tail and the Beltway, using Walter Nash Centre, Walter Nash Park and Reynolds St Greenway as a central hub on the east/west links.

b.   Opportunity to improve suburban centres’ urbanisation by providing speed reductions and intersection treatments.  This will also improve walkability/accessibility/bike-ability, possibly including Naenae subway improvements to link to Beltway and beyond.

10. Wainuiōmata. Council has successfully delivered the Wainuiōmata Shared Path and are now looking to accelerate the impact of this project, opportunities are:

a.   Extending the shared path on Wainuiōmata Road through to the suburban centre using the protected cycleway/shared path

b.   Converting angle parking to parallel, reclaiming space for pedestrians

c.   Improving school linkages

11. In terms of current Phase 1 - Funding the Foundations (pre-implementation), Councils are going to compose proposals to demonstrate programme objectives and how it will help New Zealand become a safer, carbon Zero Country. Councils also need to outline resources and processes in place to support project delivery, as well as the engagement tools that could be used to work with local communities.  Waka Kotahi invites council leadership to present this proposal.

12. The project team has organised a series of workshops for self-reflection and discussion on the current situation e.g. skills, experience and capacity and improvements needed to boost success. Waka Kotahi has been involved to provide suggestions.

13. The presentation of the proposal to Waka Kotahi is scheduled for 28 June 2022.

 


 

Appendices

There are no appendices for this report.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Jocelyn Zhang

Transport Project Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Bob Hu

Traffic Engineering Manager

 

 

 

Approved By: Jon Kingsbury

Head of Transport

 

 

 

 


                                                                                       1                                                             30 June 2022

Traffic Subcommittee

08 June 2022

 

 

 

File: (22/1426)

 

 

 

 

Report no: TSC2022/3/110

 

Traffic Subcommittee Forward Programme 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Recommendation

That the Subcommittee receives and notes the Forward Programme for 2022 attached as Appendix 1 to the memorandum.

Purpose of Memorandum

1.  To provide the Traffic Subcommittee (the subcommittee) with a forward programme of work planned for the subcommittee for 2022.

Background

2.  The Terms of Reference for the subcommittee requires the subcommittee to consider and make recommendations to Council on traffic matters and considering any traffic matters referred to it by Council.

3.  The forward programme for 2022 provides a planning tool for both members and officers to co-ordinate programmes of work for the year.  The forward programme is attached as Appendix 1 to the memorandum.

Forward Programme

 

4.    The forward programme is a working document and is subject to change on a regular basis.

 

 


 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Appendix 1 - Traffic Subcommittee Forward Programme 2022

144

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Kate Glanville

Senior Democracy Advisor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved By: Kathryn Stannard

Head of Democratic Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Attachment 1

Appendix 1 - Traffic Subcommittee Forward Programme 2022