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New Era For Auckland’s Passenger Rail Services

Monday, 17 January 2022, 12:39 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland One Rail (AOR) has begun its exciting partnership with Auckland Transport (AT) as the new passenger rail operator. The handover process, which took place yesterday, went smoothly. The contract, valued at around $130 million per annum and $1.2 billion ... More >>

Work On Tamaki Drive Cycleway Wraps Up In Time For Summer

Monday, 20 December 2021, 11:48 am | Auckland Transport

One of Tāmaki Makaurau’s most iconic and eagerly awaited cycleway projects has now been completed – the final stretch of Tamaki Drive’s separated cycleway between Ngapipi Bridge and the city centre. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says it’s fantastic ... More >>

Transformational Eastern Busway From Panmure To Pakuranga Open This Weekend

Saturday, 18 December 2021, 2:20 pm | Auckland Transport

The opening this weekend of the Eastern Busway rapid transit route between Panmure and Pakuranga marks a significant milestone for Aucklanders and will deliver economic, social and environmental benefits to the people of Tāmaki Makaurau. The Eastern ... More >>

Auckland Transport Chief Executive Resigns

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 11:01 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport’s Board has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Shane Ellison. Mr Ellison, who joined AT in December 2017, will step down on 24 June 2022. “It is the right time for the board to consider new leadership for a new phase ... More >>

AT Starts Conversation About How Parking Is Slowing Down Our City

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 1:44 pm | Auckland Transport

To kickstart a conversation among Aucklanders about the future of parking across Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland Transport (AT) has released the Parking in Auckland discussion document. Parking in Auckland addresses why the 2015 Auckland Transport Parking Strategy ... More >>

Saving Lives In Tāmaki Makaurau: Public Consultation Approved For Third Phase Of Safe Speed Limits

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 10:29 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland has a significant problem with people dying and being seriously injured on our roads. <img src="" width="720" height="482"> Vision Zero In 2020, 526 people ... More >>

AT Brings Back Night Buses To Support The City’s Hospitality Sector

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 2:01 pm | Auckland Transport

Aucklanders hitting the town this weekend for a long-awaited night out will be able to get home safely afterwards on AT Metro’s reinstated ‘Night Buses’. AT’s Group Manager Metro Services Stacey van der Putten says nearly 60 late night services ... More >>

Living Bus Shelter Trial Begins – Auckland Transport

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 12:45 pm | Auckland Transport

Two of Auckland’s bus shelters have come to life with more than 1000 plants adorning their walls and roofs. The living bus shelters are being trialled in Panmure and Manukau. They are part of Auckland Transport’s (AT) wider effort to respond to ... More >>

Draft Design Released For Eastern Busway

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 1:21 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) is today launching the draft design and asking Aucklanders for their feedback about the next stage of the Eastern Busway project, a 5km stretch linking Pakuranga and Botany. The release of the design and consultation period comes ... More >>

Speed Limit Reductions Shift Gears As Public Consultation Completed

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 3:43 pm | Auckland Transport

The public feedback period for the second speed limit reductions consultation in Tāmaki Makaurau has wrapped up – with 8,413 submissions received. The proposed speed limit changes involve approximately 800 roads around the region, with a large ... More >>

New Zealand’s First Zero Emissions Truck Trial Kicks Off

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 2:08 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) welcomes New Zealand’s first trial of 100 per cent electric trucks. <img src="" width="720" height="460"> The Auckland Inner City Zero ... More >>

Australasia’s Biggest Ever Electric Bus Order Will Remove 10,000 Tonnes Of Emissions Annually

Monday, 8 November 2021, 1:01 pm | Auckland Transport

Australasia’s biggest electric bus order has been announced, in a partnership between Auckland Transport (AT) and NZ Bus. This will see a further 152 battery electric buses (BEVs) on Auckland’s roads and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ... More >>

Auckland Transport Shines Bright At United Nations Climate Change Conference

Monday, 1 November 2021, 12:41 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport’s zero-emission bus fleet will be showcased in a virtual exhibition at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow this month. The COP 26 summit improves the global efforts of countries all over the world to play ... More >>

Eastern Busway Gets Green Light

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 12:57 pm | Auckland Transport

The next stage of the Eastern Busway from Pakuranga to Botany in Auckland is gathering pace despite the pandemic’s challenges. This section of the busway has a confirmed budget of $867 million and additional funding has recently been assigned to prioritise ... More >>

It’s Simple - Safer Speed Limits Are Saving Lives

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 12:01 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has released a report showing a reduction in crashes on key roads where lower speed limits were introduced last year. This report compares the average number of deaths on the same roads over the last five years. When the ... More >>

New On-demand Transport Service In South Auckland

Friday, 22 October 2021, 1:03 pm | Auckland Transport

AT Local is a new mode of public transport that will be trialled in Conifer Grove, Takaanini, and Papakura from October 31. This on-demand service offers a quick and reliable way to travel around these suburbs, as well as providing easy connections ... More >>

Making Our City Safer – New Text Service Launched

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 5:17 pm | Auckland Transport

In a New Zealand first – a new texting service has launched to keep Aucklanders safe on their public transport journey. Auckland Transport (AT) has teamed up with the charity Crime Stoppers NZ to make it easier to report incidents happening on ... More >>

Long-awaited Lake Road Improvements Are Back On Track

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 9:28 am | Auckland Transport

The long-awaited Devonport-Takapuna improvements are on their way, as Auckland Transport (AT) restarts plans for upgrading Lake Road, Esmonde Road and Bayswater Avenue. The project was put on hold in mid-2020 due to Auckland Council funding constraints resulting ... More >>

Auckland Transport Welcomes Funding Boost

Saturday, 2 October 2021, 7:47 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport welcomes new funding for key projects, including the Eastern Busway and a major cycleway connection. The funding is part of a reallocation of Government funds, announced by the Minister of Transport today. Stage 4 of the Eastern ... More >>

Auckland Transport’s Annual Report Released

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 11:16 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has released its Annual Report for the 2020/21 financial year which highlights some outstanding results. Despite a challenging year with COVID-19 having a substantial impact on operations, AT achieved a significant cash operating ... More >>