CRL final station designs & names

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CRL final station designs & names

City Rail Link (CRL), have announced details of the proposed te reo Māori names for City Rail Link (CRL) stations. The station names are: Maungawhau (Mt Eden), Karanga a Hape (Karangahape), Te Wai Horotiu (Aotea) and Waitematā (B...

Many roads to reduce emissions

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Many roads to reduce emissions

Big Street Bikers take a look at how to reduce emissions through BIKES. There are tips on how to get started and examples of how other businesses have succeeded in getting people out of cars and onto bikes. Employer E bike purch...

New Bike Hub at the Cloud

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New Bike Hub at the Cloud

Exploring and enjoying the waterfront has just got easier with the opening of a new bike hub! EcoMatters Bike Hubs have recently opened a new facility at Queens Wharf. Run by volunteers the hub offers free access to basic bike to...

Faster bus journeys to & from Albany

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Faster bus journeys to & from Albany

The Northern busway extension to Albany opens early May. The journey to and from Albany will now not be on the motorway but via a new bus only bridge. This will make journey times faster for bus passengers. Constellation Statio...

10million EV chargers needed in Europe by 2035

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10million EV chargers needed in Europe by 2035

A report by T&E news suggests that charging infrastructure will keep pace with growth in EV sales in Europe. Currently there are around 340,000 public chargers but there could be up to 5.1 million by 2030. The EU’s draft infrast...

Mayoral candidates share plans on how they would revive Auckland CBD

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Mayoral candidates share plans on how they would revive Auckland CBD

The New Zealand Herald asks the Mayoral candidates how they would revive a post Covid Auckland CBD. They asked each candidate what they thought would encourage workers back to the CBD, what transport/ parking solutions they would...

New services proposed for West Auckland

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New services proposed for West Auckland

AT are proposing improvements to the PT network in West Auckland. AT plans to add four more frequent routes to the West as well as other bus improvements. The most significant change will see the creation of a WX1 service that w...

50% of public transport

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50% of public transport

Between now and the end of June 2022 you can enjoy 50% off most public transport fares. All you need is an AT HOP card. Even the HOP cards are discounted - so it's a good time to leave the car at home and get exploring. Read fu...

Devonport Ferry will be half price - but who's paying the bill?

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Devonport Ferry will be half price - but who's paying the bill?

Image Heart of the City Stuff has reported that Auckland ratepayers will pick up the cost of extending the government’s half-price public transport fare initiative to passengers on the Devonport ferry route, but services to Waihek...

Free yourself from fuel hikes

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Free yourself from fuel hikes

The latest GenLess newsletter compares the costs of ownership between EVs and petrol cars, with a cool online cost of ownership calculator. There are details of the extended clean car discount, plus don't forget half price public...

Will new phone laws in UK make the roads safer?

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Will new phone laws in UK make the roads safer?

Image credit RAC UK New laws in the UK mean it's hands free only in the car. You need to be able to answer your phone without touching the phone itself. The new law is trying to combat the rising number of deaths caused by peopl...

Safer trucks on London streets

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Safer trucks on London streets

London has introduced the world's first ever Direct Vision Standard truck safety scheme. By eliminating blind spots, these strict new standards will help save lives and improve road safety, especially for cyclists. Watch this vid...

PT fares and fuel tax drop

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PT fares and fuel tax drop

Yesterday the Government announced it was immediately cutting fuel excise taxes by 25c per litre as well as discounts for public transport. Some Auckland ferry users may miss out. Read what Greater Auckland has to say here. Stuf...

Final stage of Innovation Precinct underway

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Final stage of Innovation Precinct underway

The Innovation Precinct is an area that was identified in the Waterfront Plan, and was designated for commercial development. The third and final stage has now started and it will deliver three new buildings and refurbish the exis...

Wynyard Point - transformation underway

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Wynyard Point - transformation underway

The vision for the next step in Wynyard Quarter’s transformation is here. Te Ara Tukutuku is the name of the plan that will guide the transformation of Wynyard Point from its industrial past to a resilient, vibrant, attractive wat...

Gen Less - Choosing greener transport

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Gen Less - Choosing greener transport

This bulletin from Gen Less looks at the importance of choosing cleaner, climate-friendly transport like walking or cycling. It showcases cities that are reprioritizing urban spaces, and looks at the future of energy in NZ. Read ...

Keeping your bike safe

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Keeping your bike safe

Image credit: 529 Garage In Auckland an estimated 2,500 - 5,000 bikes are stolen each year - figure from Bike Auckland. Many people don't report it to the Police. 529 Garage is a bike registration scheme which is free to use and...

AT Metro update March

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AT Metro update March

The latest update has information on PT service cancellations, how tertiary students can get a 20% discount on public transport. There is also an opportunity to have feedback on both the proposed lower speeds across the city and ...

Walk2Work day

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Walk2Work day

Photo credit Phil Walters/Getty Images National Walk2Work day is on Wednesday 9th March. This year people are being encouraged to add walking into their day - regardless of where they are working. Walking is a great way to stay ...