Mayoral candidates' transport policy
Viv Beck (formerly from Heart of the City BID) wants to scrap Light Rail and build new busways and bus lanes instead. Beck says there has to be another way to unlock the city faster at far less cost. Her top priority is a $2.5b busway from the city centre to Westgate that could be expanded to Kumeu. She said the airport-to-Botany rapid bus transit line also needs be fast-tracked. Read the NZ Herald article here.