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Disuse of Auckland Rail Line a ‘Bloody Shambles’ Say Locals

Monday, 24 July 2017, 10:05 am | Public Transport Users Association

Sunday 23 July 2017 - The disuse of existing rail infrastructure in growing North West Auckland was labelled ‘a bloody shambles’ by members of the audience at the Helensville electorate ‘Trains to Huapai’ candidates’ debate today, Sunday ... More >>

Public Transport Candidates’ Debate Helensville

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 2:07 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Public Transport Candidates’ Debate, this Sunday 23 July Saturday 22 July 2017 The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is hosting an election candidates’ public transport debate for the Helensville electorate, at 2pm, this Sunday 23 July ... More >>

‘Trains to Huapai’ campaign launched

Monday, 17 July 2017, 4:19 pm | Public Transport Users Association

A ‘Trains to Huapai’ campaign has been launched by the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) to push transport authorities to link the fast-growing North-West area to the regional rail network with a diesel shuttle service from either Swanson ... More >>

‘Trains to Huapai’ campaign launched

Friday, 14 July 2017, 7:32 pm | Public Transport Users Association

A ‘Trains to Huapai’ campaign has been launched by the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) to push transport authorities to link the fast-growing North-West area to the regional rail network with a diesel shuttle service from either Swanson ... More >>

Taumarunui Solution For Auckland Rail Overcrowding

Monday, 27 February 2017, 3:15 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Auckland rail commuters face overcrowded carriages and confusing timetables as Auckland Transport prepares to launch a new rail timetable on March 12th. More >>

Mt Albert By-Election Transport Debate

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 3:04 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is organising the main public debate of the Mt Albert by-election this Wednesday night. The focus is Auckland's transport problems. More >>

Sensible solution for Transport is back to the future

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 12:13 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The discussion over new Mayor Phil Goff’s decision not to appoint Councillors to the AT Board highlights that “there’s little debate that Auckland Transport’s governance arrangements need reviewing” says the Public Transport Users Association. More >>

An Open Letter To His Worship The Mayor Phil Goff

Monday, 31 October 2016, 1:49 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Congratulations on your recent election as mayor. We look forward to working with you on transport issues in our role as a voice for public transport users. Our role gives us a unique perspective on the needs and expectations of actual transit users, ... More >>

Wins and Losses for Auckland Public Transport Users

Monday, 31 October 2016, 11:29 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is pleased that the impressive new Otahuhu Bus and Rail Transport Centre is opening this morning. The Centre will be a major game changer, as frequent bus services will now feed into our rail network. More >>

Mike Lee the Legend of Auckland Public Transport

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 2:44 pm | Public Transport Users Association

As voters consider their choices in the upcoming local government elections, the Public Transport Users Association has decided it was time to highlight and thank Cr. Mike Lee for his excellent, unparalleled efforts to promote public transport ... More >>

New Campaign Celebrates NZ’s Good, Bad and Ugly Bus Stops

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 11:23 am | Public Transport Users Association

A new ‘Best and Worst Bus Stop’ campaign launched by the Public Transport Users Association seeks out the best and worst in New Zealand’s bus stops, in what they’re calling a ‘crowd sourced infrastructure audit’. More >>

Diesel Train Service Now, Solution To Area’s Growth

Monday, 18 April 2016, 12:45 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Auckland Transport (AT) continues its consultation on transport options to serve the region’s massive future growth, and locals favour passenger rail transport, but AT’s plans show unsustainable bias toward road based solutions for Huapai-Kumeu, ... More >>

Easter Warning For HOP Card Users

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 9:39 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is warning Auckland Transport HOP card users to be careful this long weekend as they could be overcharged for fares on Rail Replacement buses. More >>

Rail - Essential Option For High Growth Huapai-Kumeu Now

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 11:17 am | Public Transport Users Association

Auckland Transport and the Rodney Local Board are currently consulting local communities on transport options for dealing with future growth. But the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is encouraging people to support passenger rail options to Kumeu-Huapai, ... More >>

Prime Minister Can Solve Auckland’s Traffic Woes

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 12:55 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is looking forward to the Prime Minister John Key’s expected announcement tomorrow that the Government will bring funding for the City Rail Link project forward by two years. This move will allow full construction ... More >>

Passengers Dealt Double Blow For Christmas

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 3:05 pm | Public Transport Users Association

An unexpected gift is being delivered to Auckland public transport users just in time for the holiday season. Auckland Transport will increase the cost of purchasing new HOP cards from $5 to $10 from Friday, 17 December. As yet, no justification for ... More >>

Train Plan Set To Fail

Friday, 4 December 2015, 1:28 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is concerned about rumours from our members about plans to relocate the Northern Explorer Auckland to Wellington train service from its current base at the Britomart Transport Centre, to the extremely ... More >>

Fare Evasion

Monday, 28 September 2015, 5:03 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is calling for significant law changes to challenge fare evaders on the Auckland rail network. More >>

Pukekohe Electrification Needed

Monday, 20 July 2015, 4:37 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Today hails a massive step forward for Auckland rail passengers with electric trains rolled out on all lines. However, Franklin passengers have yet to share the joy of full electrification as it stops short in Papakura. More >>

Western Passengers Face Rail Cuts

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 5:18 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Commuters, communities and ratepayers are angry at Auckland Transport's axing of all Waitakere trains from tomorrow. More >>

 

 

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