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The CityLINK Bus Route Is Changing To Electric Buses

Saturday, 15 February 2020, 1:26 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland’s red buses are going electric. As part of Auckland’s Low Emission Bus Roadmap, Auckland Transport and its operator NZ Bus have agreed the CityLINK bus services will only use electric buses from the end of the year. Mayor Phil Goff ... More >>

The Blues and Auckland Transport team up for road safety

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 2:52 pm | Auckland Transport

Blues coach Leon MacDonald knows that a small decision by one player can have big consequences for the whole rugby team. More >>

Expression of Interest for Rail Franchise

Monday, 3 February 2020, 2:12 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) in operating its metro rail passenger services from 2021. Mark Lambert, Executive General Manager of Integrated Networks says there’s never been a better time to get involved in rail in Auckland. ... More >>

Safety improvements for busy Papatoetoe intersection

Friday, 24 January 2020, 3:41 pm | Auckland Transport

A busy Papatoetoe intersection has been made safer for motorists and active road users alike. More >>

Dominion Road motorcycle safety trial kicks off

Friday, 24 January 2020, 12:34 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT), with funding from safety partner ACC, is addressing motorcycle rider safety in Auckland. AT is trialling safety improvements at 14 side road intersections off Dominion Rd. More >>

Annual Public Transport Fares Review

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 11:27 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has completed its annual review of public transport fares which takes effect from 9 February. The outcome builds upon the direction given by Auckland Council’s Governing Body in May 2019, which approved: • free weekend ... More >>

Remember to use free public transport tomorrow

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 3:43 pm | Auckland Transport

Leave the car at home tomorrow and take advantage of free public transport. Following the success of last year’s Home Free initiative, Auckland Transport is making travel on buses, trains and most ferries free from 4pm on Friday 20 December. More >>

Auckland Transport welcomes road safety investment

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 2:59 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) welcomes the news today that the Government will boost investment in road safety as part of its new Road to Zero strategy. An initial action plan was launched today by Associate Minister of Transport, Julie Anne Genter. More >>

East Aucklanders move to buses during construction

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 5:04 pm | Auckland Transport

Aucklanders are moving to public transport during construction of one of the country’s largest roading projects. Stage 1 construction of the $1.4 billion Eastern Busway is running on time and on budget. Travel time data shows that travel disruption has ... More >>

Simpler fares are coming to Auckland ferry services

Friday, 13 December 2019, 3:29 pm | Auckland Transport

Some good news for AT HOP users travelling on ferries. Integrated or simpler fares are being introduced for AT HOP ferry users across Auckland by April 2020. More >>

Industrial action continues to affect NZ Bus services

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 3:22 pm | Auckland Transport

The industrial action follows the rejection by First Union and Tramways Union of a pay offer from the bus company NZ Bus for drivers. The industrial action included non operation of some services and drivers not collecting fares via the AT HOP ticketing ... More >>

NZ Bus services to be cancelled from Saturday

Friday, 6 December 2019, 1:34 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport has been advised that from tomorrow Saturday, 7 December bus services operated by NZ Bus will not operate due to industrial action. More >>

AT seeks feedback on proposed Papatoetoe safety improvements

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 10:43 am | Auckland Transport

Papatoetoe is set to be made safer for those passing through the busy Cavendish Drive - Norman Spencer Drive intersection. Auckland Transport (AT) is seeking feedback on proposed safety improvements to the high-risk spot. This would include signalisation ... More >>

Furry good news for pets on trains

Monday, 2 December 2019, 11:14 am | Auckland Transport

The paw-some news continues for Aucklanders, as Auckland Transport announces the second phase of its pets on trains trial. More >>

NZ Bus services to be cancelled on Thursday

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 3:32 pm | Auckland Transport

Services operated by NZ Bus will not run this Thursday 28 November between 8:15am and 2:45pm. This is due to drivers meeting to discuss their collective agreement. More >>

Additional bus lanes proposed for the city centre

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10:31 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is proposing to introduce a range of city centre road changes for new 24/7 bus lanes and other bus priority measures to accommodate new City Rail Link (CRL) works commencing in early 2020. More >>

AT seeking feedback on proposed Point Chevalier improvements

Friday, 22 November 2019, 10:34 am | Auckland Transport

Point Chevalier is set to be made safer for all road users – whether they are cycling, scootering, walking, or in a car. From the Great North Road intersection at Point Chevalier town centre, to the Westmere shops, there are plans for separated ... More >>

First new electric train arrives in Auckland

Friday, 25 October 2019, 1:29 pm | Auckland Transport

AM810 arrived from Spain on via roll-on/roll-off vessel, Hoegh Transporter. The three-carriage train was delivered in the parts by road carrier to the train depot in Wiri, sneaking through Auckland’s streets early in the morning. More >>

Safer speed limits to be introduced for selected roads

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 3:17 pm | Auckland Transport

Fewer people will die or be seriously injured on Auckland’s rural roads and city streets as a result of a new Speed Limits Bylaw to be introduced by Auckland Transport. More >>

Safety improvements set for Oteha Valley Road

Friday, 11 October 2019, 11:21 am | Auckland Transport

A new pedestrian crossing with traffic lights is set for Oteha Valley Road, near Mitre 10 MEGA Albany, as part of several plans to improve road safety in the area. More >>



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