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Request for the background analysis supporting the Speed Management Nine Options

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From: Tony Randle

Dear Wellington City Council,

The WCC Planning and Environment Committee of 9 June 2022 includes consideration of item 3.1 Approach to Speed Management. This report includes the statement that:

"27. Officers have assessed nine options (Figure 2) for speed management were assessed using a cost benefit analysis. ...

28. A cost benefit analysis was used to understand the relative costs and benefits of the options. The costs included allowances for signage, traffic calming and maintenance. The benefits considered improvements to safety and increases in vehicle travel time
from slower speeds (disbenefits). A summary of the Benefit Cost Analysis Report is included in Attachment 4."

1) Can the WCC please provide a complete copy of the full Benefit Cost Analysis Report (including any appendices) referred to in paragraph 28?

2) Can the WCC please provide a copy of the detailed Benefits Calculations for each of the Nine Speed Management Options considered in the Speed Management report?

3) Can the WCC please provide a copy of the detailed Cost Calculations for each of the Nine Speed Management Options considered in the Speed Management report?

4) Can the WCC please provide a copy of any documentation associated with any communications (emails and/or meetings) between the WCC and the Greater Wellington Regional Council (or Metlink) on the proposed Speed Management Options?

5) Can the WCC please provide the number of deaths per year due to crashes on city streets for each of the past 5 years?

6) Can the WCC please provide the number of serious injuries per year due to crashes on city streets for each of the past 5 years?

If any of the requested information is held in electronic form, it is preferred that it is provided in its complete and original electronic format.

Yours faithfully,

Tony Randle

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Tēnā koe Tony

 

Thank you for your email dated 04/06/2022 requesting information about
item 3.1 Approach to Speed Management.

 

Our team will manage your request under the Local Government Official
Information and Meetings Act 1987 which requires us to provide a decision
as soon as possible, but no later than 05/07/2022, being 20 working days
of receipt.

 

The reference number for your request is IRC-3458.

 

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From: Ian Hunter
Wellington City Council

Good afternoon Mr. Randle,

Thank you for your email received on 6 June 2022 in which you requested information relating to the background analysis supporting the Speed Management Nine Options

I can advise that under section 13 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 your request is granted and for no cost.

I am currently in the process of collating this information and will look provide this within the next five working days.

Should you have any further questions please feel free to contact me.

Kind regards,
Ian

Ian Hunter
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Dear Mr. Randle,

 

Further to my email dated 5 July 2022 In which I provided the decision on
your request for information, I am now able to provide you with a full
response. Your patience whilst this information has been collated is much
appreciated.

 

In your email to the Council received on 6 June 2022 you requested
Information relating to the Approach to Speed Management report included
on the agenda of Pūroro Āmua | Planning and Environment Committee on 09
June 2022.

 

As you asked a number of questions I will address these in the order of
your email.

 

 1. Can the WCC please provide a complete copy of the full Benefit Cost
Analysis Report (including any appendices) referred to in paragraph
28?

 

Please find this information attached as Appendix A.

 

 2. Can the WCC please provide a copy of the detailed Benefits
Calculations for each of the Nine Speed Management Options considered
in the Speed Management report?

 

Please find this information attached as Appendix B.

 

 3. Can the WCC please provide a copy of the detailed Cost Calculations
for each of the Nine Speed Management Options considered in the Speed
Management report?

 

This information is contained within Appendix B.

 

 4. Can the WCC please provide a copy of any documentation associated with
any communications (emails and/or meetings) between the WCC and the
Greater Wellington Regional Council (or Metlink) on the proposed Speed
Management Options?

 

I can advise there have been conversations between the Council and GWRC in
respect of the timing and nature of consultation relating to the Regional
SMP, though no formal meetings in respect of the options have taken place.

 

 5. Can the WCC please provide the number of deaths per year due to
crashes on city streets for each of the past 5 years?

 

Please refer to Table 1 below.

 

 6. Can the WCC please provide the number of serious injuries per year due
to crashes on city streets for each of the past 5 years?

 

Again, please refer to Table 1 below.

 

 

Table 1. Deaths and serious injuries from road crashes on Wellington
streets during the 2017-2021 period

 

On State Highway Not on State Highway Total
Fatal Serious Injury Fatal Serious Injury Fatal Serious Injury
2021 2 9 5 60 7 69
2020 2 9 2 42 4 51
2019 0 14 1 56 1 70
2018 4 27 0 58 4 85
2017 0 22 1 61 1 83

 

 

Should you have any further questions please contact me.

 

Kind regards,

 

Ian

 

Ian Hunter
Senior Advisor | Official Information Team | Wellington City Council
P 04 803 8315 | M 021 227 8315
E [1][email address] | W [2]Wellington.govt.nz 
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From: Tony Randle <[4][FOI #19596 email]>

Sent: Saturday, 4 June 2022 12:02 am

To: BUS: Assurance <[5][email address]>

Subject: Official Information request - Request for the background
analysis supporting the Speed Management Nine Options

 

Dear Wellington City Council,

 

The WCC Planning and Environment Committee of 9 June 2022 includes
consideration of item 3.1 Approach to Speed Management.  This report
includes the statement that:

 

"27. Officers have assessed nine options (Figure 2) for speed management
were assessed using a cost benefit analysis. ...

 

28. A cost benefit analysis was used to understand the relative costs and
benefits of the options. The costs included allowances for signage,
traffic calming and maintenance. The benefits considered improvements to
safety and increases in vehicle travel time from slower speeds
(disbenefits). A summary of the Benefit Cost Analysis Report is included
in Attachment 4."

 

1) Can the WCC please provide a complete copy of the full Benefit Cost
Analysis Report (including any appendices) referred to in paragraph 28?

 

2) Can the WCC please provide a copy of the detailed Benefits Calculations
for each of the Nine Speed Management Options considered in the Speed
Management report?

 

3) Can the WCC please provide a copy of the detailed Cost Calculations for
each of the Nine Speed Management Options considered in the Speed
Management report?

 

4) Can the WCC please provide a copy of any documentation associated with
any communications (emails and/or meetings) between the WCC and the
Greater Wellington Regional Council (or Metlink) on the proposed Speed
Management Options?

 

5) Can the WCC please provide the number of deaths per year due to crashes
on city streets for each of the past 5 years?

 

6) Can the WCC please provide the number of serious injuries per year due
to crashes on city streets for each of the past 5 years?

 

If any of the requested information is held in electronic form, it is
preferred that it is provided in its complete and original electronic
format.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Tony Randle

 

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