Puhinui Reopens

On Saturday the new $69 million Puhinui Station was opened by Transport Minister Michael Wood and Mayor Phil Goff. The official opening was followed by a public open day which saw a large number of people turning up to take a look at the station.…
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Weekly Roundup – 23-July-21

Kia ora, here’s our weekly roundup for the week ending 23rd of July. Puhinui Opening and bus changes Tomorrow the awesome new Puhinui station is being shown off to the public with an open day from 11am to 3pm. This part of the rail network is closed over the weekend however and so the first passenger services will start using the station from Monday 26 July.…
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Safety on Ash St & Rata St – but not for bikes

Last year Auckland Transport consulted on safety along Ash St and Rata St, a critical link from the west for public transport, freight, and cycling, as well as a busy local connection and a north-south severance through Avondale. Matt wrote at the time about this “pre-consultation consultation” – in particular, asking why it was phrased as such an open question, given safety issues and safety treatments are so well understood.…
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Council Slams AT but the Excuses Keep Coming

East St cycleway. “AT can move fast when other priorities are involved” – Councillors Last week, some correspondence about Auckland Transport’s performance was made public in the agenda of the upcoming Waitematā Local Board meeting. Councillor Coom’s Report to the Waitematā Local Board, July 2021 included an appendix titled, Correspondence with Auckland Transport regarding the delivery of “Healthy Streets” and the cycling programme The first piece of correspondence is from the Mayor to the Chair of the Board of Auckland Transport.…
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Weekly Roundup – 16-July-21

Halfway through July already, and there’s lots to share in our weekly roundup, as usual. More free PT Auckland Transport has announced free public transport after 9pm, seven days a week, from Wednesday 14 July to Sunday 1 August. This is to coincide with the wintertime Elemental AKL fest, which has events all over the city.…
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