Wellington bus passengers revolt

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:14 pm on 13 August 2018

It's been four weeks since Wellington's public transport system was overhauled, with new routes, new drivers, new buses, more expensive fares and a litany of problems.

Angry bus commuters gathered at the Newtown Community Centre last night to let the regional council know just how frustrating the new bus service is for them, with people sharing stories of being repeatedly late for work or appointments, having to resort to taxis, as well as overcrowded buses or buses simply not turning up.

The meeting organiser, Kara Lipski tells us what else is planned and what she hopes will change.

Wellington commuters vent as all bus routes change

Wellington commuters vent as all bus routes change Photo: RNZ / YouTube

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