Archive for: bus lanes

Dominion Rd Project Moves Ahead (Slowly)

Dominion Rd Project Moves Ahead (Slowly)

Auckland Transport is about to begin geotechnical investigation along Dominion Road to inform the design for the Dominion Road Upgrade project. Auckland Transport...

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Busway Stays A Busway

Busway Stays A Busway

It’s a relief to see talk of a bus lane policy change for the Northern Busway has dimmed. The latest Auckland Council transport committee report notes: NZTA...

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Major Bus Lane Changes

Major Bus Lane Changes

A new standard look for bus lanes, Tamaki Drive is to permanently change its bus lane configuration to T2, Onewa Rd stays T3, the Grafton Bridge signage is considered...

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Dominion Rd Decisions

Dominion Rd Decisions

Dominion Rd’s bus lane and traffic congestion issue – one of the curly ones that tripped up the last Auckland Council – is finally back on the...

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T Lanes Under Review

T Lanes Under Review

High occupancy road lanes are under review by Auckland Transport throughout the region. This was revealed today by Auckland Transport’s key relationships manager...

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Sex, Lies & Bus Lanes

Sex, Lies & Bus Lanes

Here’s something about bus lanes you won’t read in the morning Shock death! Celebrity Sex Scandal! tabloid about the Bus lane issue the paper is obsessed...

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55 Pinged A Day On Grafton Bridge

55 Pinged A Day On Grafton Bridge

More people are being zapped for driving over Grafton Bridge when they are not allowed to do so. New figures gained from Auckland Transport show 14,253 bus-lane...

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Return Of The Bus Lane Nonsense

Return Of The Bus Lane Nonsense

Prior to the last local body election, some key member of the Morning Tabloid management must have been pinged for driving in a bus lane because the car-obsessed...

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Auckland’s Silliest Bus Stop

Auckland’s Silliest Bus Stop

There are some very stupid placements of bus stops in Auckland. This one takes the cake for Silliest BusStop™. It is outside the beautifully restored Civic Theatre...

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Dominion Rd Fatal Accident

Dominion Rd Fatal Accident

Dominion Rd has claimed a motorcylist’s life this afternoon. The male motorcyclist was killed and his female pillion passenger has been taken to Auckland Hospital...

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Manners Mall Task Force Formed

Manners Mall Task Force Formed

Wellington City Council and local bus companies today set up a “taskforce” to discuss the new two-way Manners Mall bus lanes which in their first week...

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Mouse vs Elephant

Mouse vs Elephant

Cyclists are vulnerable in bus lanes because they are “like a mouse travelling with an elephant.” That’s an apt description Barbara Cuthbert from...

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Wgtn Gets Bus Lane Cameras

Wgtn Gets Bus Lane Cameras

Now it’s Wellington motorists’ turn. Monitoring of cars in bus lanes will start in a few weeks. The Wellington council says monitors will be easily spotted....

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Council Rethinks Bus Lane Fines

Council Rethinks Bus Lane Fines

Auckland City’s transport committee heard today that manned cameras watching motorists are the best way to stop vehicles sneaking into bus lanes when they’re...

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Council Rethink On Dom Rd

Council Rethink On Dom Rd

Auckland City’s transport committee looks like it will mute its original Dominion Rd T2 bus lane proposal when it meets on Thursday, in the wake of mounting...

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Hataitai Tunnel To Be Bus Only

Hataitai Tunnel To Be Bus Only

Should buses only be allowed to use Wellington’s Mt Vic bus tunnel, which runs between Pirie Street in Mt Victoria and Waitoa Road,Hataitai? It’s been...

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Greens On Dominion Rd

Greens On Dominion Rd

The Greens have joined in the debate about Dominion Rd. David Clendon, Green Party spokesperson on Auckland issues says he thinks Auckland City Council has put forward...

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Dominion Rd Protest Meeting

Dominion Rd Protest Meeting

300 attended last night’s public meeting in the Balmoral school hall organised by the Save Dominion Road campaign and the message from them was: they don’t...

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Locals Fight Dominion Rd Plan

Locals Fight Dominion Rd Plan

A local residents and businesses “Save Dominion Road” campaign is in full swing with petitions in local cafes, a Facebook and Twitter presence and...

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BusLane Debate Is Global

BusLane Debate Is Global

Don’t be fooled into thinking Auckland City’s bus lane enforcement is something peculiar to this city. The campaign over issues related to motorists...

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C&R Support T2 Bus Lanes

C&R Support T2 Bus Lanes

Two C&R Auckland city council candidates for the Albert-Eden-Roskill Ward today supported council proposals that favour a T2 transit lane over a full bus lane...

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New Bus Lane Markers Trialled

New Bus Lane Markers Trialled

Auckland City Council today launched its month-long trial of new signs and markers around bus lanes. This follows weeks of media attack on the number of people being...

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Council Reviews Bus Lane Policy

Council Reviews Bus Lane Policy

An Auckland City Council’s transport committee meeting in September will consider the contentious issue of motorists using bus lanes when turning left. In the...

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Bad Manners

Bad Manners

Wellington’s $11.1m Manners St bus project is taking shape but local businesses are complaining. There’s a funny store in the local press here in Wellington...

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AuckCity Defends Bus Lane Fines

AuckCity Defends Bus Lane Fines

After a week-long barrage by the Royal New Zealand Herald about motorists being fined for entering bus lanes too quickly before turning left, Auckland City Council...

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