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Auckland | October 18, 2010
The ARC bows out tonight.
After 47 years serving the people of Auckland, the ARC has its final meeting.
Auckland’s first regional authority, the Auckland Regional...
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Top Debate, Trains | September 30, 2010
Promising signs Onehunga is going like a rocket.
Yesterday someone using it reported 30-40 people waiting at Onehunga.
This afternoon I took a random afternoon service...
Auckland, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains | September 30, 2010
The final ever ARC full council meeting has pushed forward the plan for a niche heritage Parnell train station adjacent to Mainline Steam off Cheshire St to enable...
Top Debate, Trains | September 29, 2010
Good to see the morning paper has picked up on the airport rail debate, no doubt thanks to those who said they emailled them my post the other day.
Even better to...
Trains | September 27, 2010
I’m getting lots of emails from train commuters complaining about a return to the bad old days (not so old) of being held up going into the Britomart tunnel...
RWC 2011 | September 27, 2010
It’s taken the ARC 16 years.
But today a new 400 hectare marine reserve is to be established in the Rodney district after a successful application by the ARC.
Bus, Motorways, Trains | September 25, 2010
The New Lynn construction continues….
Yesterday’s opening shown here
Trains | September 18, 2010
Welcome Te Papapa and Penrose 3 train stations to the rail network.
Te Papapa can be accessed from Mays Rd, or Captain Springs Rd or Malvern Rd.
Penrose 3 is...
Trains | September 16, 2010
The ARC transport committee has taken up chair Mike Lee’s suggestion to recommend investigation of a ‘long haul’ service from Tuakau to Huapai...
General, Trains | September 15, 2010
ARTA has instructed the New Lynn transport hub security staff ” to take a less bureaucratic and more understanding approach to such events in the future.”
Bus, Motorways, Trains | September 13, 2010
I love statistics and trends for transport in Auckland and one annual survey provides some fascinating data.
This year’s is especially interesting because...
Bus, RWC 2011, Trains | September 10, 2010
UPDATE after ARC/ ARTA inquiry here
A reader reports an ugly incident at New Lynn today in which a security guard stopped him taking photos from the street of the...
Motorways, Trains | September 7, 2010
ARC chair Mike Lee says he hopes anyone taking the train for the first time during the period of free travel doing the weekend “got the opportunity to experience...
Trains, Trams | September 2, 2010
Auckland City Council’s transport committee was today presented with a proposal for the planned Waterfront heritage tram service to be extended to Three Lamps,...
Motorways, Trains | August 30, 2010
ARTA has decided to adopt ARC chair Mike Lee’s suggestion for free train travel when the southern motorway closes this weekend.
Trains wil be free between...
Trains | August 25, 2010
The final touches to landscaping at the new Onehunga train station were being done today – and workers felt jubilant as the station looked close to finishing.
RWC 2011 | August 19, 2010
Arbitration has cut back a big rent hike on the ratepayer-funded ARC’s Pitt St offices, which soon becomes occupied by the new Auckland council set-up.
Trains | August 6, 2010
Polish engineer Ollie Mikosza has emailed the ARA to tell them his “Mister” personal rapid transit system would be ideal instead of a rail link to Auckland...
RWC 2011 | August 5, 2010
It’s something to celebrate that development of 650ha of land on the Tawharanui Peninsula adjoining Omaha has been stopped.
Building 500 homes and a visitors...
Motorways | July 30, 2010
The Speaker of the House, Rodney’s National MP, Dr Lockwood Smith, today urged the NZTA to fast track the planned Puhoi to Wellsford highway process.
Trains | July 26, 2010
Left and right politicians joined forces in a rare united voice this afternoon to help the Greens launch its campaign to hurry up the rail CBD loop.
Bus, Motorways | July 21, 2010
ARC officers were asked today why proposed bus lanes on the northwestern Sh16 motorway would end at Waterview and not continue into the city.
Officers are working...
Motorways, Trains | July 21, 2010
There will be absolutely no trade-off between us getting either the planned Puhoi road development or the proposed CBD rail loop in terms of funding.
Bus, Trains | July 20, 2010
The Hobson community board tonight unanimously tossed out NZ Bus’ plans to create a bus depot where the Mainline Steam building is in Parnell’s Cheshire...
Motorways | July 16, 2010
Auckland City Council has opened the Dominion Rd T2 issue up for public feedback.
This comes in a week in which the ARC transport and urban development committee...
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