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Update On Transport In Auckland's City Centre Following This Morning’s Incident

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 10:35 am | Auckland Transport

Aucklanders are being asked to consider whether they need to travel to downtown Auckland while Police continue to respond to the firearm incident near Britomart and Te Komititanga square, Auckland Transport says. Auckland Transport's Executive ... More >>

All Aboard The Western Express! Better, More Frequent Buses For West Auckland From November

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 1:47 pm | Auckland Transport

A new and improved bus network is coming to West and Northwest Auckland. From 12 November, Auckland Transport (AT) will launch a new flagship bus route, the Western Express (WX1), along with a range of other improvements to bus routes in the area. ... More >>

Seven New “bike Hubs” Will Give More Communities Access To The Skills And Tools To Jump On A Bike

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 5:57 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) and community groups have joined forces to open seven new bike hubs, and upgrade two existing ones this year. At these hubs, locals can receive free bike repairs, donate their old bikes, get local advice and tips, meet for events ... More >>

Auckland Transport On Track For FIFA Women's World Cup

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 11:40 am | Auckland Transport

With just three days until kick-off, Auckland’s transport network is ready to welcome all the fans heading to FIFA Women's World Cup matches at Eden Park, Auckland Transport says. Auckland’s Eden Park stadium will be playing host to nine FIFA ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Future Of Our Public Transport System

Monday, 17 July 2023, 3:35 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has developed proposals to improve our public transport system over the next eight years. The organisation is now asking Aucklanders for their thoughts on the proposed Regional Public Transport Plan 2023-203, by 17 August ... More >>

Auckland Transport Welcomes End Of Bus Cancellations And Driver Strike

Friday, 14 July 2023, 6:05 am | Auckland Transport

13 July  Confirmation tonight that NZ Bus and bus unions have agreed to withdraw strike action will be welcome news for Auckland bus users, Auckland Transport says. On Friday evening NZ Bus announced it was suspending all its bus drivers for ... More >>

Full Suspension Of NZ Bus Services Impacting Bus Users From 2am Friday 14 July

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 7:05 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland bus users are being advised that ongoing industrial action will mean all bus services operated by NZ Bus will be suspended for a week from 2am Friday. The industrial action will cover all trips operated by NZ Bus, approximately 35 per cent ... More >>

All Auckland Services Operated By NZ Bus To Be Suspended From 2am Friday

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 6:58 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is advising Aucklanders that all bus services operated by NZ Bus in the Auckland region will be suspended indefinitely from 2am Friday 14 July. AT was informed twenty minutes ago that talks between NZ Bus and the unions representing ... More >>

Auckland Bus Users Urged To Plan Ahead Due To Driver Strike From Monday

Sunday, 9 July 2023, 11:13 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland bus users are being urged to use AT's Journey Planner and consider when they travel on Monday morning due to short notice industrial action which is expected to affect up to 700 morning bus trips. The bus trips affected are all on routes operated ... More >>

Aucklanders Urged To Plan Ahead With Train Services Disrupted And Harbour Bridge Closures Possible

Monday, 3 July 2023, 6:18 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is advising Aucklanders to plan ahead before they travel on Monday with significant disruptions affecting Southern and Eastern Line train services. Due to an issue with KiwiRail’s electrical infrastructure between Puhinui and Ōtāhuhu, ... More >>

Auckland’s Buses Are Back On Track – Bus Driver Shortage Has Reduced By 72%

Friday, 30 June 2023, 3:21 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland’s bus driver shortage is now below 170, down from a peak of 570 at the end of last year. For passengers, this means more buses and more reliability across Auckland’s bus network. In recent months there have been strong signs of recovery, ... More >>

Auckland’s Low Emission Ferry Programme Shifts Up A Gear: Fourth Vessel Confirmed

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 2:37 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has signed contracts with Q-West Boat Builders and HamiltonJet to build a 300 passenger hybrid-electric ferry. This is the fourth low emission ferry confirmed for Auckland and the second being built by Q-West. AT plans to use this ... More >>

AT Board Approves Full $28.1m Great North Road Improvements Project

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 2:36 pm | Auckland Transport

Today, the Auckland Transport (AT) Board has given the go ahead for construction of the Great North Road Improvements project. The project will deliver stormwater, walking, cycling and bus improvements along Great North Road, between Ponsonby Road ... More >>

New Under 25 Fares Roll Out From 1 July

Monday, 26 June 2023, 11:01 am | Auckland Transport

Auckland’s public transport customers aged under 25 who use a registered HOP card will get the benefit of free or half price fares from Saturday 1 July. On 30 June, the government’s half price discount on public transport fares will end, and AT ... More >>

Swipe Right On Public Transport! PayWave, Google Pay And Apple Pay Coming Soon

Monday, 19 June 2023, 12:45 pm | Auckland Transport

Within the next 12 months Auckland Transport (AT) will introduce easier payment options across all of Auckland’s buses, trains, and ferries. This will enable customers to tag on and off with contactless payments (debit/credit cards, Apple Pay and Google ... More >>

AT Announces New Executive General Manager Of Public Transport

Monday, 19 June 2023, 10:58 am | Auckland Transport

This morning, Auckland Transport (AT) announced that the lead role of public transport service delivery will be elevated to AT’s executive leadership team. Stacey van der Putten has been appointed to this new role. In accepting the position it builds ... More >>

Te Honohono Ki Tai Road Ready To Open

Friday, 16 June 2023, 2:17 pm | Auckland Transport

Te Honohono ki Tai – the Matakana link road project, is finished and ready to open. A celebration was held today to mark the end of construction, in conjunction with Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Warkworth, the extension of SH1 north of Puhoi. “Te ... More >>

All Train Lines Suspended Due To Favona Fire

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 10:31 am | Auckland Transport

All train line services in Auckland have been suspended until further notice due to a fire near the Auckland Train Control Centre Part of southern Auckland is being evacuated due to a scrap yard fire in Favona, which is producing toxic smoke. We ... More >>

RTC Approves Auckland’s Draft Speed Management Plan For Public Consultation

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 3:45 pm | Auckland Transport

The Regional Transport Committee (RTC) has just approved Katoa, Ka Ora – Auckland’s draft speed management plan for 2024-27, to go out for public consultation in late July. The plan focuses on implementing safe speed limits around 358 schools, as well ... More >>

Pawsitive News – Large Dogs Now Welcome On Auckland’s Buses

Friday, 19 May 2023, 11:50 am | Auckland Transport

From 21 May, Auckland’s buses will welcome large dogs with leads and approved muzzles on board. This follows the (p)awesome success of the first Pets on Buses trial – smaller pets in carriers. Small domestic pets in approved carriers are ... More >>





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