Jun-17 AT Board Meeting

Time has rolled around again for another AT board meeting. I’ve taken a look at some of the key reports to hopefully find some interesting information. Closed Agenda There are a few items on the closed agenda for next week but two look the most interesting and both seem to be related to buying more trains.…
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Lake Rd consultation

About a month ago it was revealed that Auckland Transport had come up with three options with three very costs for Lake Rd between Takapuna and Devonport (not the be confused with the other Lake Rd just a few kilometres away). …
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A bike to share in Auckland

Bike share has schemes have exploded in popularity across the world in recent years as cities look to improve transport options. With the government’s Urban Cycleway Programme has finally started to see some real investment be put into cycling infrastructure, it’s timely to ask if we should be implementing bikeshare here.…
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Victoria St Cycleway Consultation

Last week, Auckland Transport launched consultation for the western section of the midtown cycleway as part of the Government’s Urban Cycleway Programme. It will run along Victoria St from Beaumont St through to Hobson St. Along the way it will link in the Nelson St cycleway and the under-construction Franklin Rd cycle lanes.…
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Grafton Gully bus terminal and bike access

One interesting, and less controversial, aspect of the mid-town bus Indicative Business Case (IBC) was the discussion about terminal options in Grafton Gully. Under all of the plans that AT consulted the public on, a number of buses from the North Shore, such as the proposed NEX 2, would enter the city then travel down Wellesley St, upon which time something would need to be done with them. …
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Save a Park, Save a City

This post is on behalf of Leroy from Generation Zero. This campaign is supported by Greater Auckland and Bike Auckland.Linear Park is an incredible idea. It’s a park/walkway/cycleway running from Victoria Park to Albert Park. It would open up a grey, underused part of the city to people, and connect our CBD’s green spaces.…
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