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Part Of Tamaki Drive Closed To Vehicles This Weekend

Friday, 14 August 2020, 1:04 pm | Auckland Transport

Tamaki Drive between Quay Street and the Ngapipi Bridge will be closed to all traffic including buses from 10 tonight until Sunday evening. For vehicle traffic, there will be signs for the detour route along Ngapipi Road, Orakei Road, Shore Road, Ayr ... More >>

COVID-19 Update: Traffic Congestion Near COVID Testing Sites

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 11:49 am | Auckland Transport

A number of COVID-19 testing sites are operating today, including new pop-up centres. There is traffic congestion around some of these sites and we would ask motorists to avoid them unless they are going for a test. Some buses services have had to be ... More >>

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Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 12:25 pm | Auckland Transport

The Government has announced that Auckland will be moving back to Alert Level 3 at 12:00pm on 12 August for three days, after which it will review its decision and next steps. While at Alert Level 3, travel is allowed for the following essential ... More >>

Alert Level 3 - what this means for public transport users

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 11:32 am | Auckland Transport

The Government has announced that Auckland will be moving back to Alert Level 3 at midday today for three days. Here’s what you need to know when considering taking public transport during Alert Level 3. More >>

Tamaki Drive full closure this weekend

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 10:23 am | Auckland Transport

There will be a full closure on Tamaki Drive this weekend for road works and residents are being asked to plan ahead. Tamaki Drive between Quay Street and the Ngapipi Bridge will be closed to all traffic including buses from 10pm Friday, 14 August until the ... More >>

Redoubt Road To Become Less Congested With Dynamic Lanes

Monday, 10 August 2020, 2:13 pm | Auckland Transport

A safer and less congested Redoubt Road is on the way before the end of the year. To improve traffic flow, Auckland Transport (AT) will install dynamic lanes on Redoubt Road in Manukau, between the Southern Motorway offramp and Hollyford Drive. AT will ... More >>

Safer Speeds – A Month On

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 1:57 pm | Auckland Transport

Today marks one month since Auckland Transport (AT) introduced safer speeds on more than 600 roads across Auckland. As part of Auckland Transport’s Safe Speeds programme, there are now lower speed limits for Auckland’s City Centre, and on some roads ... More >>

North Shore Areas Set For Improved Bus Journey Times

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 2:21 pm | Auckland Transport

Three North Shore areas are set for faster and more reliable bus journeys as Auckland Transport (AT) seeks public feedback on proposed improvements. Sunnybrae Road in Hillcrest will see two new T2 lanes that will improve bus journey times and reliability. ... More >>

Plan Ahead For The Western Line Closure From Friday To Sunday

Monday, 13 July 2020, 12:24 pm | Auckland Transport

Western Line train customers are reminded to start planning their journey for this Friday 17 July, as important rail work means a full three-day closure. From 8pm on Thursday 16 July through to end of service Sunday 19 July, trains will not be running ... More >>

Auckland’s New Frequent Bus Route Launches Sunday

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 2:46 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport’s latest addition to the frequent bus network, the 64, launches this Sunday, 5 July. The new route is designed to maintain public transport connections while Mt Eden train station is closed for the next four years as part of the City ... More >>

AT’s Vision Zero Road Safety Goal – Any Road Death Or Injury Is Unacceptable

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 2:07 pm | Auckland Transport

New data shows that in 2019, 40 people died on our roads and an additional 567 were seriously injured. Auckland Transport’s executive general manager of safety, Bryan Sherritt, says the sobering data shows that we must do better. “Auckland is a Vision ... More >>

No Trains To And From Eden Park This Weekend

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 1:39 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) is reminding those attending the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa game on Saturday night to plan ahead as the usual train services on the Western Line will not be running. Special Event buses and scheduled AT Metro services will still ... More >>

Pets Get The Final Okay

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 10:16 am | Auckland Transport

The trial of pets on Auckland’s trains has become permanent. Auckland Transport has carried out two trials and has surveyed train customers. Stacey van der Putten, Group Manager of Metro Services says the majority of people who completed the survey, ... More >>

Northcote Point Wharf Renewal Works About To Start

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 9:38 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has awarded the construction contract for renewal works on the Northcote Point Wharf to specialist marine contractor STF. The award date was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions, however, once confirmed, the gangways and ... More >>

Woman Sentenced For Train Spitting Incident

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 4:01 pm | Auckland Transport

A ‘disgusting’ incident in which three Auckland Transport staff members were spat on has landed the offender with 40 hours community work and one year’s intensive supervision. The 32-year-old woman from Laingholm pleaded guilty to assault and was ... More >>

AirportLink Jump Starts With Electric Buses

Friday, 12 June 2020, 1:48 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport’s new bus route providing better connections between Manukau, an upgraded Puhinui Interchange and Auckland Airport will launch in the first half of 2021, operated by Go Bus with a full fleet of electric buses. The nine buses for ... More >>

A Big Sunday In Auckland

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 2:51 pm | Auckland Transport

Aucklanders should be ready for road closures, busy public transport and possible disruptions with two major events planned for this Sunday, 14 June. As well, this is the opening weekend for Commercial Bay at the bottom of Queen Street. The Black ... More >>

Māngere Bridge Community Is Being Made Safer For Pedestrians

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 10:15 am | Auckland Transport

After three years of public consultation, work on stage 2 of a $5 million safety upgrade for Māngere Bridge town centre is about to start. Auckland Transport (AT) has listened to the Māngere Bridge community and is working hard to make the area ... More >>

COVID-19 Update: Transport In Auckland Under Alert Level 1

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 4:15 pm | Auckland Transport

The Government has announced that New Zealand has moved to Alert Level 1. This means Auckland Transport services are largely returning to normal operations. The Government has advised the general rule for Alert Level 1 is that COVID-19 is contained in New ... More >>

New Trains On The Tracks

Friday, 5 June 2020, 1:30 pm | Auckland Transport

The first two of Auckland’s new trains are now up and running. Trains AM 810 and AM 836 have been rolled out on the Onehunga Line. Thirteen more trains are on order from Spain, all 15 new trains are built by the same company which built the original ... More >>