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Time of use charging a preferred option

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Time of use charging a preferred option

A group of 100 citizens was asked how to fix the city’s transport woes. The University of Auckland ran the forum to try and work out how to meet the goal of a 29% reduction in vehicle kilometres travelled. The most favoured tran...

Bike Auckland newsletter

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Bike Auckland newsletter

Lots of news and updates in this meaty bulletin. Check out the recent visit to Auckland by o ne of the world’s most prominent urban revolutionaries, Janette Sadik-Khan. Check out how to explore south Auckland by bike and events ...

Ratepayers paying for cars to be towed

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Ratepayers paying for cars to be towed

Auckland ratepayers are subsidising the cost of towing, storing and releasing cars across the city to the tune of $15 million over five years. Under a quirk in the law, Auckland Transport (AT) is prohibited from charging storage...

Astute response from AC to government's GPS

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Astute response from AC to government's GPS

AC and AT have prepared a comprehensive and constructive GPS submission, to be sent to central Government. You can watch the Council meeting and discussions here Big funding cuts to public transport, walking and cycling will hit ...

Some suburbs could be left without PT services

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Some suburbs could be left without PT services

Auckland Council is warning that funding reductions to transport could see entire suburbs without public transport services, after approving its submission for the government's proposed transport policy (GPS). Council has asked fo...

Wynyard Bridge closed til late 2024

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Wynyard Bridge closed til late 2024

Eke Panuku have given more information around the bridge closure. Following intermittent technical faults experienced from November 2023 – March 2024, a significant programme of preventative maintenance works is needed to restore...

Lifts closed - access closed

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Lifts closed - access closed

If lifts aren't working then for many access to public transport is also closed. Greater Auckland takes a closer look at this issue and looks at the impacts on those affected, including those who aren't able bodied, wheelchair us...

Waterfront news

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Waterfront news

Plenty happening in the area. Moana Festival, Auckland Boat Show and your chance to find out how Eke Panuku are working to restore healthy waters. Check all the upcoming events in the link below:...

Does the proposed "future fund" stack up?

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Does the proposed "future fund" stack up?

Simon Wilson takes a closer look at the Mayors proposed wealth fund be known as the Auckland Future Fund (AFF). Wayne Brown is suggesting that AC sells its remaining shares in Auckland Airport and offering a 35-year lease to a th...

Have your say on the Long Term Plan for Auckland

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Have your say on the Long Term Plan for Auckland

Auckland Council’s Long-term Plan (LTP) 2024-2034 has opened for public consultation, giving Aucklanders the chance to have their say on the options and trade-offs that will influence region-wide activities, services and investmen...

Governments transport plan and who will own CRL?

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Governments transport plan and who will own CRL?

Transport Minister Simeon Brown has given a commitment to build the Government’s 15 Roads of National Significance, despite some advice suggesting the roads were over budget by as much as $24 billion from consenting. The Governm...

Projects under review after regional fuel tax is to be scrapped

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Projects under review after regional fuel tax is to be scrapped

The Government announced that the Auckland Regional Fuel tax (ARFT) is to end in June 2024. Auckland Mayor has called upon Auckland Transport to stop all projects being funded by the tax. This would leave an estimated shortfall fo...

PT hits highest usage in 5 years

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PT hits highest usage in 5 years

Nearly two million trips were taken on Auckland’s buses, trains and ferries in the last week of February – the most since before Covid-19, and this is only expected to get busier heading into March. Track your journey in real time...

Low emission ferries on the way

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Low emission ferries on the way

Auckland Transport’s target is a 64% reduction in transport-related greenhouse emissions by 2030 and zero by 2050.​ This means that public transport buses and ferries are moving to low-emission alternatives, as the rail network is...

Reformed City Centre advisory panel

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Reformed City Centre advisory panel

The  City Centre Advisory Panel   is a key advisory body, supporting the City Centre Masterplan’s vision. Re-formed by the Mayor in September 2023, this group should have a busy year progressing key issues, and particularly seein...

Women's experiences in our city

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Women's experiences in our city

Have your say in this survey which aims to understand how women/wāhine and girls/kōtiro feel while moving around our cities and what factors influence their experience when travelling from to/from home. The findings will be used b...

Fareshare - could you subsidize public transport for your staff?

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Fareshare - could you subsidize public transport for your staff?

Auckland Transport are looking to roll out a staff subsidy scheme initiated by Genesis Energy as part of the move to Wynyard Quarter. Businesses can chose the level of discount they offer and they pay for that part of the staff c...

Can the Browns' fix Auckland

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Can the Browns' fix Auckland

Mayor Wayne Brown is seeking a new relationship with the Government and he has published his ‘ manifesto for Auckland ‘ which outlines why Auckland should have more autonomy. MP Simeon Brown, is the newly appointed Transport Mini...

Long Term Plan scope agreed

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Long Term Plan scope agreed

The Auckland Council Budget Committee has met to determine the scope of public consultation on Auckland Council’s 10-year Budget (Long-term Plan) 2024-34. The Mayor confirmed that no decisions have been made yet. Mayor Brown’s ful...

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