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2:45 pm, April 19th, 2017 - 25 comments
Categories: Abuse of power, Gerry Brownlee, local government, the praiseworthy and the pitiful, useless - Tags: bullying, christchurch, christchurch rebuilding, gerry brownlee, idiot, rebuilding christchurch
Gerry Brownlee, as short-sighted, bullying, and ignorant as ever:
Govt threatens to pull funding for Chch downtown plan
The government is threatening to cancel its funding for a plan to make central Christchurch more pedestrian and cycle friendly if changes are not made.
Yes, gods forbid that the people of Christchurch should get to make their own decisions. Gods forbid they should create a person friendly central city.
The Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Gerry Brownlee, said the government was paying 60 percent of the funding for the Accessible City plan, but last week he was granted authorisation by Cabinet to suspend its funding.
Mr Brownlee said the plan, which has been partially implemented, risked creating a dysfunctional central city.
“Its absurd. I’m hearing all the time from people who are going to have lunch or coffee in the central city and simply can’t park their car. … He said he was constantly hearing from people who have tried to visit the central city but could not find a park.
Christchurch rebuilt must suffer the same central traffic madness as Auckland. Thus decrees Gerry Brownlee. Maybe he read this in the paper – and didn’t get it…