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Passengers Last Consideration By AT And Auckland Council

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 3:26 pm | Public Transport Users Association

While the country prepares to celebrate the first Matariki holiday weekend, incompetent mis-management by Auckland Transport will see the popular Britomart to Onehunga train services permanently ruined. “Through silence, zero public consultation and general ... More >>

Government Measures Could Go Further

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 1:05 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) applauds the government’s halving of the charge to consumers of public transport, however, the PTUA feel that the government could have gone further by making it free for children and on weekends. The PTUA ... More >>

Flawed Light Rail Plan Has No Support From Transport Campaigners

Friday, 28 January 2022, 4:36 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The governments light rail announcement today provides for a small cohort of Aucklander’s and will do little to solve Auckland’s transport congestion and equity problems. PTUA Chair, Niall Robertson says, “The government have done nothing for most of ... More >>

Government Urged To Save Long Distance Passenger Trains

Friday, 17 December 2021, 10:43 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is calling for a national public transport authority to coordinate and help fund urban, regional and inter-regional public transport in New Zealand. Currently there is no coordination of public transport throughout ... More >>

Light Rail To The Airport Lacks Analyses Of The Need

Saturday, 30 October 2021, 2:08 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Auckland is facing the three major crises (Covid aside) of climate change, inequity and traffic congestion. To help solve these problems, transport systems are pivotal. During the 2017 election campaign, Aucklanders were sold the project of “Light ... More >>

Michael Wood A ‘Wanted Man’ In The Wild West

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 1:22 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Minister of Transport Michael Wood is a ‘wanted man’ in the wilds of far-west Auckland. He’s wanted by the Kumeu community for ‘robbery’ – train robbery – as locals feel robbed of decent public rail transport. The railway line that ... More >>

Double Whammy Coming For Train Commuters

Friday, 28 August 2020, 2:47 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) would like to make commuters aware, that when they return to their daily commuting this Monday (31st August) that they will find that trains are currently restricted to 40kph only on all Auckland routes ... More >>

Derailed: Budget 2020 & Airport Light Rail Parked Up

Friday, 15 May 2020, 7:07 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) and NZ Transport 2050 Inc are pleased to see common sense has prevailed with news yesterday that the Auckland airport slow tram has been postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. It is also please to see the ... More >>

TRAINS TO HUAPAI Ready: No Spades Required

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:10 pm | Public Transport Users Association

As the Government calls for nominations of ‘shovel ready’ projects from Crown Infrastructure partners to stimulate the economy after Covid-19, one community group is putting its hand up and suggesting a project where a ‘shovel isn’t even needed’. ... More >>

Train Passengers Big Winners With Govt Investment

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 1:08 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) congratulates the Labour-NZ First coalition government for the record spending on commuter train infrastructure. More >>

Government must deliver on PT fares

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 2:10 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is disappointed Auckland Transport is once again raising most fares from February and is calling on the government for action. More >>

Auckland transport issues to come under the grill tonight

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 10:37 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has organised a public meeting tonight and invited key transport groups to highlight issues across Auckland. More >>

Public Transport Funding Needs a Boost in Budget Today

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 8:39 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has high hopes todays budget will deliver on key public transport investments. More >>

AT Unsustainable - Govt Intervention Fully Supported

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:03 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) fully supports the call by the “Open The Books” group for a major review of Auckland Transport (AT). More >>

AT Must Keep Trains Moving

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 12:38 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is concerned train passengers will suffer through potential mass train cancellations due to the employment dispute between train maintenance staff and their Spanish employer Construccones y Auxilliar de Ferrocarriles ... More >>

West Auckland Commuters Left With Dreams

Friday, 5 April 2019, 3:41 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association would like the Minister of Transport, Phil Twyford, to urgently get on board with Trains To Huapai. More >>

Council Urged To Prioritise Downtown Light Rail

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:47 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) urges both Auckland Transport and the Government to prioritise planning and construction of a light rail tram line between Britomart Transport Centre and the Wynard Quarter as part of its recently ... More >>

Strong Public Support For Faster Trains

Monday, 8 October 2018, 2:32 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Organisers expect strong support at tomorrow’s public meeting to highlight why a train link to Auckland Airport is better than the Governments preferred choice of a slow tram via Dominion Road or a user-unfriendly bus transfer shuttle via Puhinui ... More >>

Time For A Serious Train Solution To Auckland Airport

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 9:47 am | Public Transport Users Association

An urgent public meeting has been called for Tuesday 9th October to highlight why the Government and those behind the scenes promoting trams/light rail and bus links to the airport have got it all wrong. More >>

Government Funding Fails Christchurch Public Transport

Monday, 3 September 2018, 2:08 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Government’s National Land Transport Programme announced on Friday is seen as a massive fail for the development of public transport in Christchurch and wider Canterbury. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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