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Auckland, Motorways | September 30, 2012
Completion of Auckland’s Western Ring Route marks a significant milestone tonight with the start of enabling works at Waterview at the northern end of the Waterview...
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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...
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...
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
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
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...
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...
Auckland, Bus, Cycling, Featured, Trains | December 19, 2011
Phil Twyford has scored the shadow transport portfolio under Labour’s new broom, David Shearer.
A wise choice especially as the MP also gets Auckland issues and...
Auckland, Featured, Trains | December 19, 2011
Rail services are returning to normal after disruption this morning following a fatality on the southern line near the Middlemore station. Buses replaced...
Auckland, Featured, General, Motorways, Top Debate | December 17, 2011
How much urban sprawl is good for Auckland? It has major transport planning implications.
That debate is back on the table after the recently established Productivity...
Auckland, Featured, Train stations, Trains | December 17, 2011
Initial work for the planned Parnell railway station began this morning.
This involves lowering and re-aligning the tracks where the station will be – at the...
Auckland, Featured, General, Top Debate, Trains | December 16, 2011
Anyone else overhear the grumbles this morning when leaflets were distributed to Auckland rail commuters advising them of the Christmas rail closedown starting today?
Auckland, Featured, Motorways | December 15, 2011
NZTA opens part of the new Selwood Road Bridge to traffic at the Lincoln Road interchange on the Northwestern Motorway next Monday.
Two lanes will open to traffic...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Trains | December 14, 2011
Have we learnt nothing from the RWC opening night fiasco?
Last night I had to walk away from the Foo Fighters public transport shambles it was so depressing. And...
Auckland, Bus, Featured | December 13, 2011
Auckland Transport is planning to build a new Panmure Bridge for a future busway and a shared cycle/pedestrian path.
The proposed new bridge would be built on the...
Auckland, General, Top Debate | December 13, 2011
Great news that David Shearer has been made Labour leader.
Here’s my earlier post (and I’m pleased to be told Mr Shearer did read it at the time)
Auckland, Featured | December 12, 2011
On average 22 trucks are exceeding the 44 tonne limit on the Auckland Harbour Bridge clip-ons every day.
On average 15 of those vehicles exceed 46 tonnes and last...
Auckland, Featured, Motorways, Top Debate | December 10, 2011
It’s hard to believe but this Christmas you won’t have to wait for ages to cross the Kopu Bridge at busy times.
Prime Minister John Key and an equally...
Auckland, Featured, General, Motorways | December 5, 2011
NZTA’s “Big Stitch” over the weekend went well with both the new motorway bridges over Newmarket getting joined together.
The pre-publicity successfully scared...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate | December 2, 2011
The big $27m Auckland Council civic project at Westgate is a step closer.
We’ve now been able to see developed designs for the new town square and library, designs...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Trains | December 2, 2011
Good news for those using the Henderson railway station.
It’s going to get safer to cross to the station.
Auckland Transport is proposing to change the existing...
Electric trains | September 7, 2012 | 0 comments
Auckland, General | December 25, 2011 | 22 comments
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