24 January 2020
Isla Stewart By email:
[FYI request #11849 email]
Dear Isla Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA):
Request for Information
I refer to your email of 10 December 2019 requesting information on Passenger
Statistics by Stop and Route, Provision of Facilities at Stops. Your request has been
referred to me to reply.
Please find attached
an excel spreadsheet showing the total number of passenger
boardings at each given stop for the 2019 calendar year. The data includes all recorded
passenger boardings for all Christchurch bus routes and the Diamond Harbour Ferry.
It does not include data for school bus routes, as boardings at each bus stop are not
recorded for these services. It also does not include any special events services. It
should be noted that if the ticket machines experience any issues, location data can
default to the first stop on the route, meaning that data for these locations is
We do not currently hold readily available data on passenger boardings at each given
stop broken down by route, or statistics on passenger boardings on each given day
in the last calendar year.
As advised by letter on 19 December 2019, your request for information showing
which stops have seats, shelters, bus arrival boards, and trash cans (or other
amenities) has been transferred to the relevant Territorial Authorities who administer
You will be aware that if you are not satisfied with this response you are able to refer
this matter to the Office of the Ombudsman under s27(3) of the LGOIMA.
Please be advised that we now put LGOIMA responses that are in the public interest
onto our website. No personal details of the requester are given, but we do summarise
the essence of the request alongside the response.
Should you require any further information or clarification, please do not hesitate to
contact Lillian Sewell in the first instance ([email address]
Yours sincerely, Nadeine Dommisse
Chief Operating Officer
File Number: GOVE/INQU/OMBU/1747C