Infrastructure

Media releases about infrastructure.

2 July 2018

AA parents feel nervous allowing their kids to walk to school

Auckland parents and some schools actively discourage children from walking and cycling to school due to a lack of safety infrastructure, AA surveys have found. The findings – from surveys of AA Members and working directly with some central Auckland schools over the past two years – highlight the desperate need for Auckland Transport (AT) to invest in simple safety infrastructure like road signs around schools. With new funding earmarked from the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP), this will hopefully change.

16 March 2018

Manawatu Gorge: Consultation process has led to the best decision

The AA believes NZTA has made a good decision choosing Option 3, and pursuing a business case for the new Regional Freight Ring Road and a second bridge across the Manawatu River, to replace the Manawatu Gorge road.

30 November 2017

Lake Road residents ready to consider paying more to ease congestion

AA Members on the Devonport Peninsula might be ready to green-light targeted rates to see the constant congestion along Lake Road improved.

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28 September 2017

Kiwis would rather have their boss in the car than in-laws

There are much worse fates than being stuck in traffic with your boss, Kiwi drivers say.

22 August 2017

10,000 in 10 years: the AA calls for park and ride step-change in Auckland

This follows a survey of 1,000 AA Members who commute to the CBD and who live close to stations on the rail network or the Northern Busway.

4 August 2017

New Auckland transport package a welcome prospect

Though details are yet to be revealed, the Government has indicated a multi-billion dollar package to increase funding to a range of major projects across the city over the next decade, and to help bring projects like the Northwestern Busway and Mill Road forward.

15 December 2016

Commitment to Kaikoura coastal route provides certainty

The AA welcomes the Government’s commitment to reinstating the coastal route to Kaikoura.

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 alleviating congestion.

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.

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 Auckland Council to now start delivering the transport benefits that Aucklanders need.

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