Media releases about infrastructure.

10 May 2016

Congestion driving Aucklanders to breaking point

Traffic congestion is causing many Aucklanders to look at moving house, changing jobs or even leaving the city altogether, according to a new survey of Auckland AA Members. AA spokesman Barney Irvine ... Read more

11 March 2016

Waikato Expressway begins last big push

Motorists can look forward to better travel times and improved safety, with the final project of the Waikato Expressway now under way.   Transport Minister Simon Bridges today turned the first sod on... Read more

24 February 2016

Collaboration on Auckland transport well on track

The AA welcomes the release today of the first report of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP), describing it as another important step in the collaborative approach to Auckland’s transport ... Read more

27 January 2016

Auckland Transport Package will help restore public confidence

As part of his State of the Nation address, Prime Minister John Key advised that the Government will formalise its funding commitment to the City Rail Link (CRL) from 2020, allowing a 2018 start date ... Read more

28 August 2015

Progress on Auckland transport alignment highly encouraging

The Automobile Association (AA) has welcomed the launch of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP), which aims to improve alignment between Auckland Council and the Government over the way Auc... Read more

30 July 2015

AA celebrates Tauranga Eastern Link highway opening

The opening of the Tauranga Eastern Link is a huge milestone to celebrate for the Bay of Plenty region, says the Automobile Association. The previous stretch of State Highway 2 from Mount Maunganui to... Read more

1 July 2015

AA gives national transport plan 'nine out of ten'

The AA believes New Zealand’s transport network is in good shape for the next three years, following yesterday’s release of the 2015-18 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP). The NLTP increases fun... Read more

28 May 2015

AA welcomes progress on Puhoi-Warkworth highway

The AA has welcomed today’s decision by the Government to allow the Puhoi-Warkworth Road of National Significance (RoNS) to be delivered through a public-private partnership (PPP). The new stretch of ... Read more

1 May 2015

Auckland Council getting ahead of itself with targeted transport rate – AA

Auckland Council needs to come up with a better plan to solve Auckland’s transport problems before asking residents to pay more, the Automobile Association (AA) says. Auckland Council today proposed a... Read more

16 March 2015

Time for Plan C in Auckland transport funding debate – AA, NZCID

The Automobile Association (AA) and the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID) believe that neither of the Auckland Council’s Long-Term Plan budget options is up to scratch, and ar... Read more

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