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Auckland, Motorways | August 10, 2012
Good to see pressure from commuters and residents has forced a re-think on the closure of the Wellington Street on-ramp.
The NZ Transport Agency will re-open the...
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Top Debate | January 10, 2012
This is AKT’s fourth anniversary.
As a reluctant blogger, I’ve been bewildered by the success of AKT and its undeniable influence. First launched as...
General | January 10, 2012
Photos of the various stages of the Rena environmental disaster off the Bay of Plenty coast from when the cargo ship ended up on the Astrolabe Reef spilling oil.
Motorways | January 6, 2012
January 9 is the date the drive south on SH1 from the North Shore will change for good when the NZTA opens the flyover across Victoria Park in a new southbound-only...
General | January 3, 2012
Ports of Auckland, in the middle of an industrial dispute, has been shocked to be told today it’s lost a major shipping line service to Tauranga.
Maersk Line announced...
Trains | December 27, 2011
I’m used to getting an email complaining about a story literally a few minutes after a story was published because a tweet or RSS Reader alerted someone...
Bus, Electric trains, Motorways | December 27, 2011
Here are the rail and motorway disruptions over this summer period.
Rail line closures
Christmas Day – Full network closure, no buses replacing trains.
Auckland | December 26, 2011
Looking back at the big Auckland stories of the year as covered by AKT:
2011 saw Auckland show a rare coming together for the RWC.
The CBD felt unusually...
Electric trains, Trains | December 26, 2011
Looking back at the big rail stories of the year
Signed sealed and delivered soon
There is no going back now.
In October, the paperwork was signed for Auckland’s...
Bus, Motorways, Train stations, Trains | December 26, 2011
Looking back at the big transport stories of 2011
I have long argued: Build it and they will come.
They have. Each month AKT has reported and published...
Featured, General, Train stations, Trains | December 25, 2011
How quickly we forget how bad rail was when I started this site four years ago.
And reader Andrew W also found some photos of Auckland rail of only a few years before...
Auckland, General | December 25, 2011
Those who put together the draft Auckland Plan have also given us a visual look of the changes they envisage for Auckland’s CBD area.
Here is how they see...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate | December 24, 2011
Have a great Christmas Day!
My wish list to Santa is very small and reasonable in view of the economic times:
Full government funding of the City Rail Link
Featured | December 22, 2011
Greg Edmonds has been appointed to the important role of Chief Operating Officer for Auckland Transport. He replaces former ARTA’s Fergus Gammie who has taken...
Auckland, Featured, General | December 22, 2011
The tent people packed up to move to Victoria Park but they told me they would continue to hang out in Aotea during the day.
OCCUPY AUCKLAND: Moving on
General | December 21, 2011
The lineup of the new parliamentary transport committee, which will consider transport legislation, looks very disappointing. It’s old school. Don’t...
There are a few new bites about moving freight on the Napier-Gisborne rail line but a Council report reveals the facts and figures of what it will take to make rail...
Bus, Featured, Trains | December 21, 2011
One of the Auckland Council’s main stated objectives with the RWC was to “make public transport use a habit.”
A 250-page external consultants’ report...
Auckland, Featured, General | December 21, 2011
At last! A judge this morning ordered the Occupy Auckland protestors to cease residing in Aotea Square.
He’s told the Tent People to remove all of the paraphernalia...
Auckland, Bus, Featured, General, Trains | December 21, 2011
People using public transport in Auckland continues to take giant leaps – a 9.1% increase in the last 12 months.
Auckland public transport patronage totalled...
Featured | December 21, 2011
Further charges have been laid today by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) against the Master and Second Officer of the cargo vessel Rena.
The men, whose names and identities...
Auckland, General, Motorways, Train stations | December 21, 2011
Andy has given us an update of the final art – more ribbons on the east side of the bridge and the kids drawings.
It feels like the longest...
Auckland, Bus, Featured, Motorways, Trains | December 20, 2011
Why are Auckland ratepayers having to find $100m to cover an “unexpected” shortfall in NZTA projects around Auckland said to include AT’s train...
Auckland, Motorways | December 20, 2011
Auckland’s newest inner-city open space will be called Wai-atarau Plaza.
It’s the open space plaza in front of the Freemans Bay Rob Roy Tavern formerly...
Featured | December 19, 2011
Waikato Regional Council is appealing for help to locate the source of diesel which has today spilled into the Waikato River for the third time in the past three...
Electric trains | September 7, 2012 | 0 comments
Auckland, General | December 25, 2011 | 22 comments
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