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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...
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...
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.
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...
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, 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, 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...
Featured, Motorways | December 14, 2011
AT confirms that work on the final stage of Auckland Transport’s $40 million Glenfield Road upgrade is due to begin early next year.
Glenfield Road is a major...
Featured, General, Motorways | December 12, 2011
A World Health Organisation report released today on transport and the effects on health state the obvious – but it’s a message that needs to be absorbed by...
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, Motorways | December 1, 2011
Developments today on NZTA’s Northwestern motorway causeway upgrade.
It is calling for registrations of interest to upgrade the Northwestern Motorway’s causeway...
Auckland, Motorways | December 1, 2011
A new confidential report for the NZ Transport Agency and obtained by AKT shows that both the traffic loadings and volumes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge have declined...
Auckland, Featured, Motorways | November 30, 2011
Part of the dangerous section of SH2 near Pokeno and Mangatarata is to have its 100k speed limit lowered.
This area has a history of fatal and serious injury crashes.
Auckland, Motorways | November 26, 2011
Three of the four southbound lanes on the Newmarket viaduct will need to be closed for some hours this weekend for what NZTA is calling “the Stitch.”
Featured, Motorways | November 25, 2011
NZTA crews have finished cutting a path through dense bush to reach the top of the Manawatu gorge slip, and are clearing bush to establish a safe working platform...
Auckland, Cycling, Featured, Motorways, Top Debate | November 15, 2011
An innovative proposal is going before Auckland Council for a boardwalk along Tamaki Drive as a long-term solution to the ongoing transport issues including concern...
Auckland, Featured, General, Motorways, Top Debate | November 15, 2011
NZTA insists there’ll be a “settling in period” with the new Victoria Park tunnel.
Motorists have been complaining about delays last night.
The Victoria Park...
Auckland, Featured, Motorways, Top Debate, Trains | November 15, 2011
Auckland Transport is about to begin geotechnical investigation along Dominion Road to inform the design for the Dominion Road Upgrade project.
Motorways | November 14, 2011
By 9 this morning, 10,000 vehicles had used the new Victoria Park tunnel which opened just before 5am.
NZTA says traffic is flowing smoothly through the tunnel.
Featured, Motorways | November 12, 2011
The possibility of more showers tonight and tomorrow is not expected to interfere with progress, on connecting the Victoria Park tunnel to the Auckland motorway...
Featured, General, Motorways | November 10, 2011
Hmmm.. I’m still not sure about electric cars.
The very latest in electric vehicle technology – including a car not yet released in New Zealand – went...
Electric trains | September 7, 2012 | 0 comments
Auckland, General | December 25, 2011 | 28 comments
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