What could we deliver by bike?

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What could we deliver by bike?

If we want to reduce the congestion in urban areas could the humble bike help with deliveries. Greater Auckland looks at some great examples from around the world. Electric charged bikes stock supermarkets in Paris, Covid testin...

Eastern Busway Stage 2 Consultation

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Eastern Busway Stage 2 Consultation

The Eastern Busway is one of the biggest projects in Auckland at the moment. The first stage between Panmure and Pakuranga is due to open next month. Auckland Transport have launched consultation for their draft design for the 5...

Should your next car be a bike?

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Should your next car be a bike?

Whenever it’s suggested that steps should be taken to reduce automobile use and provide better facilities for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport, a host of long-standing myths resurface to cloud the conversation. While per...

AT's Onboard November News

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AT's Onboard November News

Take a moment in your day to read about some of the positive work AT has been getting up to this month. From tackling carbon emission targets to growing a ‘stache for a good cause, we have some great stories to share....

The Minister’s thoughts on Light Rail

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The Minister’s thoughts on Light Rail

The Transport Minister, Michael Wood takes a look at the history of light rail, the current situation, including the roles of the “Establishment Unit”, the options on the table and the way ahead. This is a guest post by the Minis...

Project Wave here to stay

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Project Wave here to stay

9.11.21 The Viaduct Cycleway, which was trialed earlier this year, has been deemed a success, with around 500 riders on weekdays. AT will now formally upgrade the route. The new loading zones and drop-off areas for taxi and rides...

152 more electric buses on the way

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152 more electric buses on the way

9.11.21 Australasia’s biggest electric bus order has been announced. 152 new battery electric buses (BEVs) will be phased in and the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is estimated to be 11%pa - which is almost 10,000 tonnes o...

How the USA is tackling its greatest source of emissions

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How the USA is tackling its greatest source of emissions

28.10.21 Combustion engine cars occupy a special place in American culture, but to reach net zero by 2050 the US needs to rethink its relationship with the automobile. Since 2017, transport has been the single largest source of GH...

Parking in AKL - strategic review underway

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Parking in AKL - strategic review underway

8.11.21 Auckland Council are embarking on a review of AT's Parking Strategy. AT will look at a parking strategy, a plan for park & ride, a kerbzone management framework as well as a parking management framework. Greater Auckland...

Wynyard Quarter Neighbours’ Forum goes virtual

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Wynyard Quarter Neighbours’ Forum goes virtual

3.11.21 The next meeting of the WQ neighbours’ forum will be held online on Friday 19 November at 730am. Join online to hear updates from Councillor Pippa Coom, and the Eke Panuku team, Fiona Knox, Firth Walker and Leehane Stower...

Walking & Cycling update

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Walking & Cycling update

1.11.21 See the latest updates on cycling and walking. Check out the online safety tips, have your say on proposed speed limit changes, view the new AT journey planner and keep your bike safe with the new locky docky stations aro...

Is Light Rail on track?

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Is Light Rail on track?

29.10.21 The Government has released the recommendations from the Auckland Light Rail team (ALR), ahead of this being considered by Cabinet later this year. A three option shortlist has revealed a by an independent group, rangi...

Drive Electric newsletter

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Drive Electric newsletter

21.10.21 Catch up on all the latest news on the electric vehicle movement in New Zealand. From info about the Clean Car package, to how in the UK new homes need to be fitted with electric chargers. The new Hyundai Ioniq 5 gets r...

What’s on - sustainable options online

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What’s on - sustainable options online

20.10.21 Sustainable Business network have a busy month ahead with lots of on online opportunities to learn and participate. Check out the full programme in the link below....

Save the date for the Wynyard Quarter Neighbours’ Forum

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Save the date for the Wynyard Quarter Neighbours’ Forum

Please save the date for Eke Panuku's Wynyard Quarter Neighbours’ Forum.
Friday 19 November 2021 7.00am – 8.30am This meeting will be in person, however, if this is not possible, it will be hosted in a virtual forum – details wi...

New funding announced to help decarbonise transport

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New funding announced to help decarbonise transport

The Government is extending its investment into reducing transport emissions with the Low Emission Transport Fund. Round 1 is open to proposals that demonstrate a range of low emission technologies, services, infrastructure, inno...

Draft Emissions Reduction Plan released

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Draft Emissions Reduction Plan released

Today the government have released their first Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) for consultation. Greater Auckland's Matt L has focused his attention on the topics most debated - namely transport and housing. Read the full articl...

Governments' ideas to slash emissions out for feedback

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Governments' ideas to slash emissions out for feedback

Composting, cheaper bus fares, and rent-to-own ebikes are among the ideas, but the document has large gaps and proposes a slower start to carbon-cutting. Eloise Gibson and Olivia Wannan report. The Government has released its draf...

AT October News

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AT October News

Auckland Transport's latest newsletter covers Super Saturday 16 October vaccination event, have your say on the city centre bus plan, feedback on current speed changes proposal and the benefits of using AT's mobile app....