Media releases about infrastructure.

15 December 2016

Commitment to Kaikoura coastal route provides certainty

The AA welcomes the Government’s commitment to reinstating the coastal route to Kaikoura. Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced that the existing State Highway 1 and rail corridor to the no... Read more

8 December 2016

Puhoi to Warkworth a vital step forward for Northland

The AA is delighted that construction is officially underway on the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway extension – a project which will deliver huge benefits for Northland by improving travel times and allev... Read more

2 December 2016

New transport funding tools for Auckland - look before you leap

Auckland AA Members are ready to consider new ways to pay for the city’s transport infrastructure, but the most straightforward – and popular – tool may be one the Council already has at hand. That’s ... Read more

16 September 2016

Auckland transport strategy has the tick - just do it

The AA says that yesterday’s release of the final report of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) is a major milestone in Auckland transport planning, and is calling on the Government and Au... Read more

3 August 2016

Proceed with caution on congestion charging - AA Members

Auckland AA Members are open to the idea of congestion charging, but they are not yet ready to sign up to it. That’s the main finding of a new survey of Auckland AA Members, released following recent ... Read more

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

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