The latest on Airport to Botany

Last year the impressive new Puhinui station along with bus and transit lanes linking it to the Airport and Manukau were opened creating a much improved public transport connection to the airport. The station is just the first stage of a larger plan to build a new rapid transit line from the Airport to Botany (A2B) and that’s an important project we haven’t heard a lot about recently.…
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Weekly Roundup 22-July-2022

Kia ora and welcome to the end of a stormy week… expect heatwaves in this roundup, there’s been so much weather this week that we couldn’t not talk about it. The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt covered both the ownership change for Auckland ferries, and the Government’s extension of the fuel tax reduction and public transport discount.…
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Federal St Stage 2 Complete

Auckland’s newest shared space was officially opened this week and it looks great. The shared space is the 100m+ southern section of Federal St between Mayoral Dr and Wellesley St. The upgrade was first consulted on in late 2017, highlighting just how long even small sections like this take.…
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Supporting Sprawl in the North

A few months ago we saw the latest round of consultations for the transport networks in the planned huge new greenfield growth areas in the Northwest and Warkworth by the Supporting Growth team. These new sprawl areas, along with others planned in the South and around Dairy Flat, are eventually planned to be home to hundreds of thousands of new residents.…
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Flashback Saturday: Road to Zero – the new road safety strategy

This post by Matt was originally published in July 2019 Last week Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter released for consultation a draft of a new road safety strategy for New Zealand – known as “Road to Zero”. The Minister’s foreword to the strategy outlines the “case for change” in a pretty compelling way: Across New Zealand, more than one person is killed every day and seven others are seriously injured in road crashes.…
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