Archive for: parking

Residents Street Parking Under Review

Residents Street Parking Under Review

A new street parking policy for Auckland residents could result from a trial starting in inner city suburb St Mary’s Bay. A month-long consultation for the...

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Pay By Plate Machines Gone! Update

Pay By Plate Machines Gone! Update

How bizarre. Now you see them now you don’t! Something strange has happened with those controversial new pay and display machines at Wynyard Quarter’s...

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Capital Drops Parking Increases

Capital Drops Parking Increases

Wellington City Council has pulled back from its plan which would have made the capital said to be the most expensive city in New Zealand to park in. The Council’s...

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Capital Row Over Parking Charges

Capital Row Over Parking Charges

The gloves are off in Wellington over Council plans to make Wellington the most expensive city in New Zealand to park in. The Council’s draft annual plan includes...

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Wellington’s Parking Space Dilemma

Wellington’s Parking Space Dilemma

Wellington City Council confirms it’s reviewing motorcycle parking spaces in the city “to more effectively manage public space in the CBD.” Motorcyclists...

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Various Angles On Parking Row

Various Angles On Parking Row

Amazing how some issues really get people worked up. Angle parking is the latest. NZTA is considering introducing signs for councils which when used, would make...

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Fascinating Parking Survey

Fascinating Parking Survey

Hamilton’s council next week embarks on a fascinating study on where motorists park in the inner-city. The council says it has enough parking spaces but motorists...

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More Flexibility for Signs, Crossings

More Flexibility for Signs, Crossings

Changes are afoot to change pedestrian crossing signals and parking signs. Or at least give councils more flexibility to make such changes. In Auckland, there is...

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Two Victories In One Day, One “Loss”  – & Time For A Re-think

Two Victories In One Day, One “Loss” – & Time For A Re-think

Auckland Mayor John Banks needs some thinking time Two silly typically Auckland rushes- to-the-head projects have been axed in one day. That’s awesome. The...

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Auckland City Night Parking Plan Gets Axe?

Auckland City Night Parking Plan Gets Axe?

Night pay and display charges trialled at Viaduct Auckland City’s transport committee will be asked to drop the plan for night time pay and display parking in...

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Txt Fail When Using City Parking Meters

Txt Fail When Using City Parking Meters

I’ve been puzzled the last week or so hearing angry motorists abuse parking meters while clutching their mobile phones. From what they tell me and what I overhead,...

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The $114 Auckland Council Takeaway

The $114 Auckland Council Takeaway

One Aucklander is fuming at the Auckland City Council for costing him at least $114 for a takeaway coffee at the weekend. It’s more proof – if we needed it –...

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