Weekly Roundup – 27-Nov-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Eastern Busway Bridge Seven Sharp ran a neat story on the new busway bridge that’s being built over the Tamaki River as part of the Eastern Busway. City Rail Link Updates With construction well underway the City Rail Link team continue to put out lots of updates and information.…
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Weekly Roundup – 20-Nov-20

Here’s our wrap up for the week – although to be fair some of these are from previous weeks. Electric Buses on Waiheke Waiheke buses have gone electric. Auckland Transport and Fullers360 officially welcomed the first of Waiheke Island’s new, fully electric bus fleet, with nearly a third of the buses taking to the Island’s streets.…
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Masks on PT from today

From today masks are required to be worn on all public transport in Auckland and on all flights throughout the country. Masks will need to be worn on all public transport in Auckland and in and out of Auckland and on domestic flights throughout the country from this Thursday, Minister for COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins said today.…
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Weekly Roundup – 13-Nov-20

Here’s our roundup for the week of things you may not have seen. Puhoi to Warkworth Transmission Gully isn’t the only of Waka Kotahi’s Public Private Partnerships to see costs increase with Puhoi to Warkworth now confirmed to have had another one too.…
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Bringing forward the RTN

If Auckland is to deliver the mode shift needed to meet our climate commitments and improve mobility we need to get substantially more people to use public transport. At a high-level this is not a difficult thing. While even ten years ago people might have argued that Aucklanders were somehow different and wouldn’t use PT, experience over that time has shown us that when we provide even moderately decent services that people will flock to use them.…
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Weekly Roundup – 30-Oct-20

Here’s our weekly roundup New Electric Buses Auckland Transport has launched its newest electric bus and it’s unique because it’s also the biggest one we’ve had so far. Auckland Transport (AT) has launched its latest electric bus, as the next step towards reducing the city’s carbon emissions.…
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Are we doing enough?

Auckland has made impressive progress on improving public transport over the last 10-15 years, when you consider how low the base was we were coming from. The city also has a lot of exciting plans for the coming decade, many of which are already underway. …
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Weekly Roundup – 23-Oct-20

Here’s our weekly roundup CRL TBM Arrives The Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will dig the City Rail Link tunnels arrived in Auckland this week. City Rail Link’s latest “employee” – the tunnel boring machine (TBM) known as Dame Whina Cooper – has arrived in Auckland after a voyage of more than nine thousand kilometres from its factory in southern China.…
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Weekly Roundup – 16-Oct-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Next Train Shutdown For the last four weeks the Southern and Onehunga Lines between Newmarket and Penrose have been closed while Kiwirail replace the worn out tracks. Trains will be rolling on those tracks again from Monday and the good news is it also means some of the speed restrictions are being lifted.…
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Weekly Roundup – 09-Oct-20

Here’s our weekly roundup AHB fixed Well done to the Waka Kotahi NZTA engineers who have managed to get the Harbour Bridge fixed and fully back in operation in just 2.5 weeks. While it has obviously been disruptive, there are undoubtedly many valuable lessons that have learned as a result and that will help us in the future, particularly around managing disruption and Traffic Demand Management.…
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