Park & Ride

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The Waimakariri District Council is providing “Park and Ride” facilities at two locations:

White Street – outside Dudley Park (40 car parks)

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The White Street Park and Ride area will be serviced by both the Blue Line and the new 960 Rangiora to Airport/Hornby route.

Timetable.

  • Silverstream Retail Centre – Silverstream Boulevard (30 car parks)
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The Silverstream Park and Ride will only be serviced by the 960 Rangiora to Airport/Hornby route until the changes to the Blue Line route are made.

960 Timetable and map

  • Parking is free at both Park and Ride sites.
  • Bike shelter parking is available at both sites (each shelter can take 8 bicycles).
  • Vehicle and bicycle parking is at your own risk - both Park and Ride locations are situated in residential areas with good traffic flow past both sites and good street lighting. We do however advise you to take all reasonable care to ensure the safety of your own property by not leaving valuables in your vehicle and securing your bicycle with a good lock.

New Waimakariri - Airport bus.

Background

More than 10,725 Waimakariri residents travel along the Northern Motorway to Christchurch city daily.

As part of the response package agreed to by the urban Development Strategy partners, to ease congestion and unreliable travel times on the Northern Corridor, Waimakariri District Council is providing park and ride facilities in White Street (Rangiora) and Silverstream (Kaiapoi) to encourage residents to drive or cycle to these locations then take the bus.

In July/August 2015, Environment Canterbury consulted on proposed changes to the Waimakariri Bus Services.

The Waimakariri consultation included the introduction of a new commuter bus service to the airport commercial and industrial area and Hornby, as well as increasing the frequency of some bus services and altering routes to improve coverage.

There are more than 1000 people who travel daily from the north to work near the Airport and Russley and more than 700 who go to work in Hornby so a targeted commuter service for this group of people makes sense.