Communicating bus diversions

While Auckland’s bus network has radically improved over the past few years, many of the bits that go with it – things like wayfinding, announcements, reliability, shelter and transfer quality – have not changed much or have only had slight enhancements.…
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In bed before 10: Auckland Transport’s vision for our future

In mid-October Auckland Transport cut off peak and evening frequencies on a swathe of bus routes across the city. There are more of them than any sane person would read through, but of most relevance to this post are the many previously frequent “15 minutes until midnight” routes, introduced with the new network, which have been cut to near useless 30 minute frequency in the evening. Route 22 (combined) Weekdays From Avondale reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10:12pm From City Centre reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10:55pm Weekend From Avondale reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10pm From City Centre reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10:40pm Route 24 (combined) Saturday From City Centre reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10:50pm Route 25 (combined) Weekdays From Lynfield / Blockhouse Bay reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10pm From City Centre reduced “in the evening” after 8pm Weekend From Lynfield / Blockhouse Bay reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10pm From City Centre reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 10:30pm Route 30 Weekdays From Onehunga reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 9pm From City Centre reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 9.25pm Weekend From Onehunga reduced from 15 to 30 minutes after 9.10pm…
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