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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 >>

Easier travel around Tāmaki Makaurau with new bus stop names

Monday, 20 September 2021, 1:00 pm | Auckland Transport

From Wednesday 22 September, bus stop 117 Hill Road will be called Botanic Gardens – ensuring simpler, landmark-based bus stops for easier journeys around Auckland. More >>

Auckland Transport Appalled At Surge In Attacks On Essential Workers

Monday, 30 August 2021, 6:00 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) and Mayor Phil Goff are shocked at the spate of attacks against essential workers, including the weekend’s assault on a bus driver. This lockdown has seen 16 reported incidents involving abuse or aggression towards Auckland’s ... More >>

New rail operator for Auckland

Friday, 27 August 2021, 9:48 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland will have a new passenger rail operator from next year. Auckland Transport today announced the result of an international tender for the City’s rail services, worth around $130 million a year. The contract has an eight-year initial term. The ... More >>

Auckland Transport pays tribute to Sir Michael Cullen

Friday, 20 August 2021, 2:05 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) today paid tribute to Sir Michael Cullen, who has died aged 76. More >>

COVID-19 Update: Transport In Auckland Under Alert Level 4

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 8:10 pm | Auckland Transport

The Government has announced that Auckland will be moving to Alert Level 4 at 11.59 tonight Tuesday, 17 August. At this stage the Level 4 lockdown for Auckland is for seven days. The Government’s advice under Alert Level 4 is to stay home and travel ... More >>

Auckland Transport Media statement

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 3:55 pm | Auckland Transport

The Ministry of Health has issued a statement saying a positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in the community and is now under investigation. Health officials are investigating 1 new case of COVID-19 in the community | Ministry of Health NZ ... More >>

Puhinui Station In Papatoetoe Opens To The Public

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 4:25 pm | Auckland Transport

Improved transport connections for South Auckland are here. Minister of Transport Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff officially opened the long-awaited upgraded Puhinui Station in Papatoetoe this morning. A public open day then saw hundreds of ... More >>

Auckland Transport Releases City Centre Bus Plan

Monday, 12 July 2021, 3:44 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) and Auckland Council have released the City Centre Bus Plan, outlining proposals for the next 10 years to ensure the bus network continues to meet the needs of Aucklanders. The bus network in Auckland has undergone many changes ... More >>

Great Nights, Free Rides For Elemental AKL

Monday, 12 July 2021, 11:57 am | Auckland Transport

AT Metro trains and buses are free after 9pm, right through the Elemental AKL festival. Elemental AKL is Auckland’s major mid-year festival with more than 50 events across the region starting on Wednesday. Auckland Transport, supported by the Police, is ... More >>

Investment To Future-proof Auckland’s Northern Busway

Friday, 9 July 2021, 12:21 pm | Auckland Transport

North Shore residents are set to benefit from funding allocated in the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) to improve the Northern Busway. Auckland Transport (AT) completed a detailed business case which is included in the RLTP - proposing enhancements ... More >>

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

Monday, 5 July 2021, 10:23 am | Auckland Transport

Last year 36 people died after travelling on Auckland’s roads – this sobering statistic is unacceptable and Auckland Transport (AT) has plans to reduce this number. Part of this plan is to deliver safer, more appropriate speed limits for Auckland’s ... More >>

Auckland Transport Community Bike Fund Open For Applications

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 9:43 am | Auckland Transport

More Aucklanders will be able to get on their bikes thanks to the fifth round of the Auckland Transport Community Bike Fund. The $50,000 fund will provide a boost for community groups to deliver initiatives designed to encourage people to take ... More >>

Record Investment Approved For Regional Land Transport Plan

Monday, 28 June 2021, 5:38 pm | Auckland Transport

A mammoth $37 billion investment plan has been approved today by Auckland Transport’s (AT) Board of Directors – as the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) 2021-2031 gets the green light. The record investment – the largest in Auckland Transport’s ... More >>

Auckland Transport Gets DVFREE Tick To Support Staff Wellbeing

Friday, 11 June 2021, 12:02 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) is the first local government organisation in New Zealand to have been awarded the DVFREE Tick - demonstrating a commitment to creating a domestic violence-free workplace where staff who experience domestic violence feel safe and ... More >>

Celebrating The Revamped Karangahape Road

Friday, 11 June 2021, 10:44 am | Auckland Transport

Minister of Transport Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff joined mana whenua to celebrate the completion of the Karangahape Road Enhancements project this morning. Drag artists, dress makers, barbers and shop owners joined a hikoi of more than 200 ... More >>

Giving The (innovating) Streets Back To The People

Friday, 4 June 2021, 12:15 pm | Auckland Transport

The Innovating Streets for People programme continues to gather momentum, with a number of new pop-up, consultation by trial projects rolling out to suburbs in Tāmaki Makaurau. Led by local boards, Kāinga Ora, Auckland Transport, Auckland Council, ... More >>