Tags : transport

Bridging the gap – last piece of Northcote Safe Cycle

The opening of two bridges over Auckland’s Northern Motorway is the last link of a cycling and walking route which provides a safe, active alternative for students and commuters, Transport Minister Michael Wood said today. Michael Wood cut the ribbon for the completion of the Northcote Safe Cycle Route, at Takapuna Normal Intermediate School, one […]readmore

More jobs and quicker public transport motoring towards West Auckland

Work to improve public transport for West Aucklanders and support the region’s economic recovery by creating hundreds of jobs has officially kicked off, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff this morning marked the start of construction on the Northwestern Bus Improvements project. It includes connecting the bus lanes […]readmore

More jobs and quicker public transport motoring towards West Auckland

Work to improve public transport for West Aucklanders and support the region’s economic recovery by creating hundreds of jobs has officially kicked off, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff this morning marked the start of construction on the Northwestern Bus Improvements project. It includes connecting the bus lanes […]readmore

New station a platform for AirportLink to take off

Every Aucklander with access to the rail network will now have a quick and convenient trip to the airport, Transport Minister Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said during the official opening of the new Puhinui Interchange today. The new interchange links the rail platform with a new bus area via a new elevated […]readmore

More jobs and quicker public transport motoring towards West Auckland

Work to improve public transport for West Aucklanders and support the region’s economic recovery by creating hundreds of jobs has officially kicked off, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff this morning marked the start of construction on the Northwestern Bus Improvements project. It includes connecting the bus lanes […]readmore

New station a platform for AirportLink to take off

Every Aucklander with access to the rail network will now have a quick and convenient trip to the airport, Transport Minister Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said during the official opening of the new Puhinui Interchange today. The new interchange links the rail platform with a new bus area via a new elevated […]readmore

Government ‘keeps on trucking’ as it speeds up electrification of

Developing the market for low emissions vehicle technology ·         Tackling transport’s climate impact with focus on electric trucks ·         More investment in crucial charging infrastructure A battery swapping station for electric trucks is among exciting new low emission transport projects getting government co-funding, Energy and Resources Minister Dr Megan Woods has announced today. “So far, we only […]readmore

Clean Car Package revs up with RUC exemption extension

To further encourage the uptake of electric vehicles to reduce emissions, the Government has extended the Road User Charges (RUC) exemption for light electric vehicles saving Kiwis around $800 a year, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Electric vehicles are exempt from paying road user charges that normally apply to vehicles that don’t pay for […]readmore

NZ Upgrade Programme kept on track

26 out of 32 projects go ahead unchanged An additional $1.9 billion invested in programme to assist with COVID cost pressures and support economic recovery Some projects re-scoped to reduce carbon emissions The Government is increasing its investment in the New Zealand Upgrade Programme (NZUP) to support New Zealand’s economic recovery. Over two thirds of […]readmore

New Northern Pathway gets green light

The Government is committed to the Northern Pathway with its preferred option being a separate structure for walking and cycling alongside the Auckland Harbour Bridge, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Geotechnical investigations and testing has determined that building a structure connected to the Auckland Harbour Bridge is not possible as the existing piers are […]readmore