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Safer speeds to prevent unnecessary deaths

Press Release – Movement

Proposals to implement safer speeds in Auckland have the support of the MOVEMENT, a national coalition of organisations supporting safe active transport. Read more »

Action needed to boost EV take-up – Drive Electric

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The government needs to be acting now if it is to sustain take-up of electric vehicles as part of its emissions reduction strategy, industry lobby group Drive Electric says. Read more »

Safety improvements for Awarua Street

Press Release – Porirua City Council

Traffic calming measures on Awarua Street in Porirua are being fast-tracked after calls from the community for people to slow down for our kids. Read more »

Mercury trials EV subscription service to drive uptake

Press Release – Mercury Energy

Mercury is piloting an electric vehicle (EV) subscription service with Snap Rentals which it says is a model that could be instrumental in getting more kiwis plugging in for their transport. Read more »

Road open following truck crash in Nelson

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A large truck towing two trailers rear-ended a parked truck at about 4.20am. Read more »

Metlink is listening on buses

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has reinstated a popular bus service, saying the decision is evidence that it is listening to concerns about the new bus network introduced by Metlink last month. Read more »

Important Wellington road at risk

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government must come clean on what its new transport plan and its focus on building a new tram in Auckland at the expense of regional roads means for the future of the important Petone to Grenada Link Road, Nationals Chris Bishop and Brett Hudson … Read more »

Government action needed to boost EV numbers

Press Release – Drive Electric

Tax breaks are needed to achieve the Governments long-held goal of having 64,000 electric vehicles on the road by the end of 2021, according to EV advocacy group Drive Electric. Read more »

Urban Growth Agenda Warrants Bi-Partisan Support

Press Release – Infrastructure NZ

The Governments Urban Growth Agenda tackles the key issues holding back development in New Zealand and warrants support across the political spectrum, says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. Read more »

Three simple steps to fix Wellington’s bus fiasco

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Bus drivers, their union, and the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions addressed Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) this morning with the request it makes good on its promise to fix the regions bus problems. Read more »

Have your say on Marlborough’s Walking and Cycling Strategy

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Bike Walk Marlborough and the Marlborough District Council want your feedback on the draft Walking and Cycling Strategy (2018-28) that is now out for consultation. Read more »

Truck crash in Nelson SH6 – road closed

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A large truck towing two trailers has rear-ended a stationary parked truck on SH6, Tahunanui, Nelson this morning at around 4.20am. Read more »

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