The Campaign for Better Transport is holding an election debate with all the major parties this month in Auckland. The CBT is led by Cameron Pitches and over the years has led campaigns and advocated for many transport issues including:
- Airport Rail
- Reopen Onehunga Rail
- Rail Electrification
- Integrated ticketing
- Hamilton – Auckland Rail
- City Rail Link
- Operation Lifesaver – An Alternative to Puhoi-Warkworth
- Northwestern Busway
- North Shore Rail
- A more economic alternative to the East West Link
The Campaign for Better Transport will be hosting a public meeting for political parties to present their transport policies, with a particular focus on Auckland’s needs.
“Now the Waterview tunnel is finished, we can say our motorway network is complete,” said spokesperson Cameron Pitches.
“We are looking forward to hearing what transport projects the various parties propose next in Auckland, and how they plan to fund them.”
Confirmed attendees are:
- Phil Twyford from Labour
- Parmjeet Parmar from the National Party
- Julie Anne Genter from the Green Party
- Denis O’Rourke from NZ First
- David Hay from The Opportunities Party
- Brooke van Velden from the ACT Party
Each speaker has been allocated six minutes to highlight their transport policies, to be followed by questions from the Chair and closing statements.
The meeting will be held at the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall and is timed for a 7:30 pm start on Tuesday 22nd August.
So if you can come along please do.