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Pricing Options "Taking Akld Down the Wrong Road"

Friday, 28 April 2006, 4:06 pm | Auckland Business Forum

All five road pricing options modelled by Ministry of Transport officials to reduce Auckland traffic congestion should be rejected, the Auckland Business Forum says. More >>

Auckland Business Forum submission to Transit Plan

Thursday, 6 April 2006, 3:57 pm | Auckland Business Forum

Given that fixing Auckland’s and other region’s roading infrastructure is critical to Government achieving its economic transformation goals, why aren’t Transit New Zealand Board members hearing submissions? More >>

Transit - Unacceptable & extremely disappointing

Wednesday, 22 February 2006, 11:56 am | Auckland Business Forum

Holding a “toll gun” to the heads of Aucklanders as the only option for building the Western Ring Route by 2015 is intimidation, unacceptable and a huge distraction to getting Transit NZ focused on the job it should be doing – constructing the missing ... More >>

Any Delay to Motorway Building Unacceptable

Thursday, 26 January 2006, 4:57 pm | Auckland Business Forum

Michael Barnett, chairman of the Auckland Business Forum, said that at a meeting yesterday the Forum noted that if Transit is going to deliver on its 2014/15 timeline, at this point tolling is the only viable option on the table to address a $900 million ... More >>

SH20 $1.15 billion route option decision close

Tuesday, 13 December 2005, 10:03 am | Auckland Business Forum

Auckland City Council encouraged to support Transit New Zealand’s $1.15 billion SH20 Avondale ‘Western Ring Route’ Waterview Option More >>

Councils urged to “make a decision” on the SH20

Tuesday, 11 October 2005, 3:38 pm | Auckland Business Forum

The Auckland Business Forum wants Auckland’s local councils to decide their preferred route for the SH20 Western Ring Route. More >>

$500 million extra for transport

Friday, 24 June 2005, 10:48 am | Auckland Business Forum

Transit have already received funding injections to accelerate the delivery of the main suite of projects and failed. More >>

Committee Condemns Auckland To Gridlock

Wednesday, 23 March 2005, 2:50 pm | Auckland Business Forum

The Auckland Business Forum today slammed the Regional Land Transport Committee decision yesterday to adopt a roading package that means completion of the SH20 western ring route is pushed out well beyond 2016 at the earliest. More >>

Treat Completion Of Auck. SH Network As Singular

Monday, 21 March 2005, 3:40 pm | Auckland Business Forum

Transit New Zealand Called On To Treat Completion Of Auckland’s Strategic State Highway Network As A Single Urgent Project More >>

Expect action on Eastern Corridor

Wednesday, 12 May 2004, 4:09 pm | Auckland Business Forum

The co-chairmen of the Auckland Business Forum, Michael Barnett and Alasdair Thompson, applauded today's announcement of the preferred route for the Eastern Corridor with the comment that commuters and businesses are expecting action on the corridor's ... More >>

Time for Transit to be moved aside?

Monday, 10 May 2004, 2:53 pm | Auckland Business Forum

If Government is in tune with the urgency of Auckland's transport crises, it will be on the phone to Transit New Zealand today telling them it is unacceptable to ease off the gas on the Eastern Transport Corridor. More >>

A change of gear, but still not in fast lane….

Friday, 30 May 2003, 1:22 pm | Auckland Business Forum

Government’s sign up today to Auckland’s initiative to accelerate transport investment in Auckland is an important step forward, but the test of these kind of high level commitments is in what detail follows and how quickly. More >>

Auckland And New Zealand Road Users Being Conned?

Wednesday, 30 April 2003, 9:20 am | Auckland Business Forum

Aucklanders are being dealt a double blow by lack of investment in spending on its desperately needed roading improvements. More >>

Transport Bill Key tool to unlock Auck’s growth

Wednesday, 4 December 2002, 2:29 pm | Auckland Business Forum

· To be an effective tool for solving Auckland’s traffic gridlock, the Transport Management Bill must provide options to fund the completion of the region’s long-planned transport network with minimal delay. More >>

Private Sector Funding & Toll Roads Better Option

Friday, 5 July 2002, 4:11 pm | Auckland Business Forum

The Auckland Business Forum has been consistent in advocating support for private-public partnership funding arrangements to enable rapid completion of Auckland’s strategic roading network. More >>

Transport Crisis Made Worse By Cut In Funding

Tuesday, 5 February 2002, 9:20 am | Auckland Business Forum

A report confirming reduced funding of roading projects in Auckland in the last three years highlights a scandalous lack of political will by the Government to resolve the region’s traffic crisis. More >>