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Discounts For Travelling During The Day

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 3:25 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is discounting fares on buses and trains to encourage more people to travel during the day and at night. Throughout June, there will be a 30 per cent discount on AT HOP rates for adults who travel on weekdays after 9am and before 3pm. ... More >>

Avoid The After School Rush

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 1:46 pm | Auckland Transport

Bus, trains and ferries in Auckland are having to cope with increased demand particularly at the end of the school day while still operating on reduced capacity. The number of people using public transport in Auckland has gone from 126,000 on Monday of last ... More >>

Your Feedback Sought For Orewa Boulevard And Town Centre Safety Improvements

Monday, 25 May 2020, 2:40 pm | Auckland Transport

Orewa locals may find it easier to move around their vibrant town centre soon, as Auckland Transport (AT) seeks feedback on proposed safety improvements. The changes would improve the connection between the beach, shops and reserve, as well as make ... More >>

Schools Are Back On Monday, Plan Your Journey

Friday, 15 May 2020, 4:26 pm | Auckland Transport

Children are heading back to school on Monday but Covid-19 restrictions will put pressure on bus capacity. The standards set by Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Health and NZTA National Emergency Response Team (NERT) allow more people on school ... More >>

What You Need To Know About The Roads And Parking Under Level 2

Friday, 15 May 2020, 4:14 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is reminding Aucklanders that as the city begins to open again under Alert Level 2, more vehicles are returning to the road. Whether it’s construction or freight vehicles, buses, or personal motor vehicles, we ask that everyone follow ... More >>

Spread The Load Under Alert Level 2

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:38 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport wants businesses to mix it up under Alert Level 2 and try different start times as we head back to work. The Prime Minister has said safe physical distancing on our buses, trains and ferries means we can’t all turn up at the same time. Mayor ... More >>

COVID-19 update: Transport in Auckland under Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 12:34 pm | Auckland Transport

The Government has announced that New Zealand will be moving to Alert Level 2 at 11:59pm on 13 May 2020. More >>

Innovating Streets Projects Agreed By Auckland Council

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 5:46 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee today endorsed Auckland Transport’s applications to the first tranche of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Innovating Streets for People pilot fund. The projects, from across the region, range from safe street improvements ... More >>

Matakana Link Road To Be Built With Capacity For Four Lanes

Monday, 4 May 2020, 2:36 pm | Auckland Transport

Matakana Link Road is being future-proofed with the capacity to allow for four traffic lanes along the full length of the road. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the extra lanes are something the Warkworth community has been asking for. “Auckland Transport ... More >>

Game-changing $450m Eastern Busway Contract Will Generate Thousands Of Jobs

Friday, 1 May 2020, 1:24 pm | Auckland Transport

Thousands of new jobs in the infrastructure sector will result from Auckland Transport’s announcement to proceed with a Registration of Interest (ROI) for an integrated design, engineering and construction partner consortium to deliver the remaining stages of ... More >>

Changes Delivered To Queen Street

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 12:14 pm | Auckland Transport

With the country in Alert Level 3, Auckland Transport (AT) and Auckland Council have made changes on Queen Street, to increase space for those walking, on bikes and using public transport in the city centre. It's part of the continued work to ... More >>

Using Public Transport During Alert Level 3

Monday, 27 April 2020, 4:20 pm | Auckland Transport

Here’s what you need to know when considering taking public transport during Alert Level 3. We recommend you view this short how-to video , so you are well informed. Is your journey essential? Please follow Alert Level 3 guidance and only use public ... More >>

Improved Facilities For Those Walking And Cycling Across Auckland

Friday, 24 April 2020, 4:51 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) is delivering the first of a rolling set of initiatives on 20 roads and popular walkways across Auckland to assist with safe physical distancing when the country moves into Alert Level 3. By Tuesday 28 April, 17km of temporary ... More >>

COVID-19 Update: Transport In Auckland Under Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 4:24 pm | Auckland Transport

The Government has announced that New Zealand will be moving to Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Monday, 27 April 2020. While at Alert Level 3, travel is allowed for the following essential personal movement in your area: Accessing local services and ... More >>

AT Welcomes Funding For Temporary Cycleways And Footpaths

Sunday, 12 April 2020, 1:45 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport welcomes the Government’s announcement of extra funding for temporary cycleways and footpath widening to help people physical distance after the level 4 lockdown. A number of projects and places could benefit from this funding, ... More >>

COVID-19: More Families Using Local Cycleways During Lockdown

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 5:04 pm | Auckland Transport

Getting back to basics and enjoying the simplicity of life are just some of the things Aucklanders are doing to avoid cabin fever during the lockdown period. Good weather during the two weeks of lockdown has encouraged more families to head outdoors ... More >>

COVID-19 Alert Level 4: Auckland Transport Continues Vital Maintenance

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 1:28 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) continues to ensure that Auckland’s roads remain safe, as we continue under COVID-19 lockdown. Although all routine work - such as footpath renewals, road re-surfacing and new road building - are now on hold, AT will continue ... More >>

COVID-19: AT Mobile Updated With Real-time Train Capacity Levels

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 10:37 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport has updated its AT Mobile app to show users how many people are on a train at any given time. This means, like with buses, Aucklanders using AT Mobile can now see if the recommended physical distancing between other passengers of two ... More >>

Update On Parking In Auckland Under Alert Level 4

Friday, 27 March 2020, 2:49 pm | Auckland Transport

It is critical that our transport network continues to operate efficiently during COVID-19 Alert Level 4. Parking and transport compliance staff are playing their part to make sure things are safe. Their role is considered an essential service ... More >>

COVID-19 Alert Level 4: Harbourmaster Urges Aucklanders To Stay Off The Water

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 4:56 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) is urging recreational boaties in the Auckland region to stay off the water during the four-week long COVID-19 lockdown. The Government has said people can go outside for exercise - while the level four restrictions are in ... More >>