Accessible Streets regulation changes

Yesterday the government announced consultation a raft of potential changes aimed at changing rules to make streets safer and easier for those not in cars, in what is known as the Accessible Streets Regulatory Package. “This package looks at how we can make our streets safer for those going from A to B, particularly young children when they are learning to ride bikes, and ensuring our road rules reflect real life,” Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter said.…
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Weekly Roundup – 06-Mar-20

It’s been another busy week and here are some of the key things that have captured my attention. Access for Everyone approved Yesterday the Council voted to approve the updated City Centre Masterplan which is fantastic news. Auckland’s innovative vision for its city centre – a more liveable, green and people friendly future – is here with today’s adoption of a refreshed City Centre Masterplan.…
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Jan-20 Ridership

As we enter into March Madness, the time of the year where transport use is the highest levels of public transport usage, it’s time to look back at how PT and cycling performed in January. Public Transport January is always a tricky month for public transport usage with factors such as summer/school holidays and rail network shutdowns see fewer people catching buses and trains – although it is usually one of the busiest months of the year for ferry trips.…
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Weekly Roundup – 28-Feb-20

Here’s the weekly roundup for this week. March Madness It’s been a very busy week on public transport, as ‘March madness’ has started kicking in. Next week promises to be even busier with the university year beginning. Auckland Transport say they’ll be adding significant capacity to cope with this demand, including a suggestion that we might see some of the newly purchased electric trains running so more trains can be longer 6-car sets: Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says, “With the annual surge in demand for public transport as students return to university it’s critical that Auckland Transport provides extra capacity on the network.…
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