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Council Touts Bigger Spend On Cycling

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Investing public money into safer routes for biking, scooting and skating will provide big benefits for everyone in Hamilton. Thats according to Hamilton City Councils Strategic Growth Committee Chair Dave Macpherson who strongly supports a proposal … Read more »

Work To Start On Auckland’s First NZ Upgrade Programme Road Project

Press Release – NZTA

The first of the governments NZ Upgrade Programme projects in Auckland will go into construction within weeks with the award of a contract to widen the Southern Motorway from Papakura to Drury. This is a significant milestone for the NZ Upgrade … Read more »

A Spoonful Of $50m Does Not Help The $2b Cost Of A National Electric Bus Fleet Go Down

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

The governments plan to convert New Zealands public bus fleet to electric would cost $1,947,750,000 for the current 2597 buses alone, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union . That is a $1000 cost for every New Zealand household. Each new … Read more »

New Bridge To ‘Hamilton’s Waterfront’

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

A proposed walking and cycling bridge near Waikato Museum could completely transform Hamiltons central city, said Deputy Mayor Geoff Taylor. The ambitious bridge is being promoted by Hamilton Rotary clubs to celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2024. … Read more »

Bus Passengers Encouraged To Check Before They Travel During Tramways Union Meeting

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington bus passengers will face disruptions to their travel on Wednesday 10 March between 9:00am and 3pm as some drivers attend a Tramways Union meeting. Metlink General Manager Scott Gallacher says the union meeting will not affect school services … Read more »

Hutt City Council Welcomes News Resource Consent Granted For The Eastern Bays Shared Path

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has welcomed todays news that resource consent has been granted for the Eastern Bays Shared Path, saying that it is a major milestone for the significant project and the provision of world class infrastructure for all … Read more »

Metlink Services During Alert Level 1

Press Release – Metlink

Following the Governments Alert Level 1 announcement, Metlink has confirmed that face coverings are still mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services from 6am on Sunday, 7 March. The Government has made it clear that people should wear face … Read more »

COVID-19 Update: Transport In Auckland Under Alert Level 2

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The Government has announced that Auckland will be moving to Alert Level 2 at 6am on Sunday, 7 March. Government says it will review level settings at the end of next week. The Government is advising that the general rule for Alert Level 2 is to play … Read more »

Full Weekend Closure Of SH1 Near Hikurangi For Road Repairs

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be road repairs on State Highway 1 north of Hikurangi for nearly three weeks this month that will include a full weekend road closure and a 10 20 minute detour. The works on 300 metres of the highway … Read more »

Mangamuka Gorge Will Open To Convoys Of Light Vehicles Over Easter

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Road repairs on State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge are making good progress and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the road will be open to light vehicles over Easter. The plan is to open the road from Friday to Monday over the Easter weekend … Read more »

New Zealand Transport Sector Collaboration Creates Significant Savings And Efficiency

Press Release – Company-X

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND: Collaboration in the transport sector is making value for money sustainable the goal for funders and the community. <img src=”” width=”480″ height=”720″> Malcolm Alexander A series of … Read more »

Tsunami Warning Affects Public Transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Civil Defence has issued a warning to stay away from the beaches in Auckland due to the possibility of strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges near the shore. All ferry services in Auckland are suspended until at least 2pm. The Britomart … Read more »

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