From 30 June speeds in the city centre, and many other roads around Auckland will be lowered in Auckland Transport’s bid to lower the amount of deaths and serious injuries (DSI) on our roads. All up, about 700km of roads will have speed limits changed.  See full details via the link below below or read the Greater Auckland article and comments here.   


Self guided walks, free bike skills workshops along with bike maintenance and reduced speed limits around the city - all good news for cyclists and pedestrians.  Click below to read the latest update from Auckland Transport.  

You might also like to check out the Bike Auckland site - plenty of good articles on this site.  


As we are now in Level 1 public transport is back to normal with regular bus, train and ferry timetables.  Physical distancing will no longer be required, and you can now board buses using the front door and sit anywhere. However, HOP card payments need to continue to be used as no cash will be accepted.  You can now move around Auckland freely again.  Don't forget the 30% discount for off peak fares for the whole of June.  


Auckland Transport are making some changes to bus routes in Wynyard Quarter.  This will affect the CityLink and 75 services only.  These changes will start on 5th July 2020.  Buses will use Daldy Street and the current stops on Halsey Street will close.  Timetables will not change.  For a map click here for full details see the link below.

To see the entire 75 bus route click here  or to view the CityLink route click here


Auckland Transport and the Sustainable Business Network are hosting ‘Auckland: How flexi-working can work for you: Online Symposium’ webinar on the 11th June 2020 10am - 1130am. This event is FREE and is open to anyone to understand the potential of flexi-working in their companies, and for those interested in how flexi-working might be best for them and the way they work. Click here for all the details and registration.


Check out the progress of the America's Cup bases, the syndicate base build timelines, an update on the planning for race days as well as progress on transport issues.  All challengers are awaiting advice from government regarding border access to New Zealand in order to begin the large exercise of relocating their personnel, infrastructure and yachts to New Zealand.


Lime invites you to join their 60 minute webinar “Preparing for the Day After: How Micromobility Can Get Communities Moving Post-COVID,” Wednesday 10 June 1pm NZ time. The session will bring together policymakers, academics, advocates, transportation practitioners and community leaders from across Australia and New Zealand.  To register click here, for more information click below.  


Adult passengers will receive a 30% discount off standard adult AT HOP fares for travel on weekdays after 9am and before 3pm, or after 6.30pm. Tertiary Students with a tertiary concession on their HOP card will also receive a 30% discount off an Adult AT HOP fare (rather than the usual 20% tertiary discount).  Monday to Friday only, discount fare offer from 1 June to 30 June, only valid for travel on train and bus only. For all the details click below.  


In this bulletin Heart of the City are encouraging businesses to return to work for the benefit of the city centre economy.  There are also details of the extended government wage subsidy, information on staggering start times to ease congestion, plus details of how to promote your businesses during these challenging times.  To read the full bulletin click below.  


Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say on Auckland Council's response to the financial impact of COVID-19. This includes a proposed 2.5% or 3.5% increase in property rates extending the property rates postponement policy to businesses experiencing financial hardship, and suspension of the Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate, and the expenditure that it would fund, until 31 March 2021.

Feedback is open until 19th June 2020.  Click here to read the full consultation document.  

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