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New Metro website being developed

March 21, 2012 by


Perhaps Metro have been reading this blog? That would be nice, but nevertheless my complaints about the sub-standard Metro website seem to have been answered as Metro are now asking for public feedback on developing a new website. This involves taking part in a brief interactive questionnaire. Help us develop a new Metro website Metro are […]

Metro aim to improve on pre-quake patronage

March 16, 2012 by


An item attached to the minutes of an ECan meeting – a draft publication on the Long-Term Plan 2012-22 – recently caught my eye. Entitled “What do you think?” it has a series of articles on areas ECan want to get feedback on, including one section titled “Rebuilding Christchurch Metro Patronage” as follows: We believe […]

A small matter

February 22, 2012 by


Given the events that occured a year ago today, I thought I would make my post for today short, and entirely trivial. Why? I am not really sure, it just seems somehow appropriate as I didn’t feel like doing anything too serious. So…. I have noticed that a new icon has been added on the […]

Guest Post: Future of Christchurch Transport

February 15, 2012 by


This is a guest post from JJ Barnes ——- In general, Christchurch is an easy city to get around. I believe that this is the number one reason we have such low public transport and cycling numbers (less than 4% and 3% respectively in 2009/2010). In my experience, there are two main reasons public transport […]

Network Maps

February 14, 2012 by


One thing that has always irritated me for a quite some time, is the Metro network map. Frankly, it is a mess, and it doesnt even fit everything onto it (routes to Waimakariri and Selwyn, as well as the Diamond Harbour ferry are chopped). The reason it irritates me is because it is one of those things that can […]

What is going on with the Metro website?

February 13, 2012 by


I still can’t quite figure out what is going on with the Metro website. It is probably not the most important detail right now, but it is something you would think wouldn’t take much effort to get right – not to mention that I feel they have never really got it right. Communication with users of […]