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Strong Public Support For Faster Trains

Monday, 8 October 2018, 2:32 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Organisers expect strong support at tomorrow’s public meeting to highlight why a train link to Auckland Airport is better than the Governments preferred choice of a slow tram via Dominion Road or a user-unfriendly bus transfer shuttle via Puhinui ... More >>

Time For A Serious Train Solution To Auckland Airport

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 9:47 am | Public Transport Users Association

An urgent public meeting has been called for Tuesday 9th October to highlight why the Government and those behind the scenes promoting trams/light rail and bus links to the airport have got it all wrong. More >>

Government Funding Fails Christchurch Public Transport

Monday, 3 September 2018, 2:08 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Government’s National Land Transport Programme announced on Friday is seen as a massive fail for the development of public transport in Christchurch and wider Canterbury. More >>

Council Called To Sort Out Wellington Bus Mayhem

Monday, 23 July 2018, 11:26 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users’ Association (PTUA) is concerned with the poor implementation of the new Wellington bus network affecting thousands of commuters. More >>

Light Rail Beguiling But Wrong Answer

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 12:45 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Government’s recent announcements that they are to accelerate the procurement process for light rail to the airport and to the NorthWest including Kumeu, exaggerates the viability of the project says the Public Transport Users Association. More >>

Passenger Safety Win. Public Meeting Called Off

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:47 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is claiming a win for passenger safety this week as Auckland Transport has decided to review its previous decision to remove Train Managers from all trains. More >>

Passengers Oppose Train Safety Reductions. Public Meeting

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 4:14 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Over the past week the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has surveyed train passengers at Papakura, Britomart and Henderson stations, as well as online, about Auckland Transport’s plan to remove Train Managers from all trains. More >>

Passengers Asked to Support Rail Strike for Safety

Friday, 8 December 2017, 9:37 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association would like to remind passengers that the strike by railway staff in Auckland tomorrow is caused by both Auckland Transport and multi-national corporation Transdev attempting to cut costs instead of increasing ... More >>

Political & Practical Advantages of Trains to Huapai

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 9:39 am | Public Transport Users Association

Opportunities to use existing infrastructure in Auckland are being overlooked this election, as political parties scramble to fast track grand expensive new projects, says the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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