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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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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Weekly Roundup – 18-June-21

Here’s our roundup for the week. Nice little kotare Too good a photo not to share. (Also: time to bring back the “best kept street” awards? Which would you nominate?) Nice little kotare this arvo pic.twitter.com/YvTHjCI0XA — Jon Turner (@JonTurnerNZ) June 16, 2021 It ain’t safe to walk – and not just in the city centre Why did the RNZ reporter cross the road?…
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Weekly Roundup – 4-June-21

How is it June already?? Here’s our roundup for the week that was… and it’s a bumper edition, in honour of the long weekend. (Happy birthday, Your Majesty!) Liberate the Lane: managing traffic – and expectations Last Sunday’s Liberate the Lane rally (and subsequent bridge ride) attracted heaps of attention, which was precisely the point.…
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Auckland Transport to actually build cycleways

The NZ Herald reports: In a surprise announcement, Auckland Transport has revealed that they will “actually build some cycleways” in the next 12 months, ending their current policy of “doing everything they can to avoid building cycleways”. AT Chief Executive Shane Ellison announced the new policy, after facing much pressure over the past couple of weeks following the release of ATAP 2021, which is projected to spend $31 billion and increase, rather than decrease, emissions.…
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