Variety Of Responses To Koromiko Crash Deaths

News reports from Sunday 19th June are that a van carrying nine people crossed the centre line on a curve in SH1 near Koromiko and collided with a refrigerated truck heading south. Seven in the van were killed, whilst the driver of the truck received minor injuries. The location is believed to be at 41°20’2.70″S… Continue reading Variety Of Responses To Koromiko Crash Deaths

Christchurch’s Dangerous Intersections [2]: Basic Principles

[Please note: TSBNZ does not claim particular expertise in roading design. Hence posts on this subject are largely written from a longstanding interest in surface transport issues and practical observations of surface transport infrastructure design in large New Zealand cities.] This post attempts to look at some basic issues of intersection design and how these… Continue reading Christchurch’s Dangerous Intersections [2]: Basic Principles

New Level Crossing Proposal At Islington, Christchurch

Christchurch City Council in 2017 opened consultation on a proposal to close the existing intersection of Halswell Junction Road and Waterloo Road, Islington, and in so doing also close the level crossing over the Main South Line made by Halswell Junction Road immediately adjacent to this intersection. Whilst it is not known at this time… Continue reading New Level Crossing Proposal At Islington, Christchurch