Tired of Traffic? Waiting on a Bus?
Let’s Explore Better Ways to Get Around
Shaping our Future hosted an evening of exploring ways we get out of gridlock and into better ways of transport by presenting a panel of expert speakers followed by a roundtable discussion and a chance to try out the latest e-bikes, including one specifically designed for commuting, thanks to Charge About Queenstown.
The presentation began with an overview of what Modal Shift is and why it matters by Jeremy O’Brien of Waka Kotahi. His slides can be accessed at the link below:
Our key speaker was Louise Baker, WSP Technical Principle in Travel Behaviour Change, who has studied travel behaviour change options for Queenstown. Her presentation slides can be found at the link below:
Roundtable discussions followed giving attendees a chance to identify the obstacles and opportunities a shift in transportation provides.
The discussions in Wanaka and Queenstown resulted in the following:
The following Wordles were generated by the audience:
Didn’t get to come but still have something to say? Everyone is welcome to fill out our 5-minute survey.