Infrastructure

Media releases about infrastructure.

29 January 2020

Resuscitated roads are vitally needed - AA

Motorists around the country will be welcoming today’s announcement from the Government of multiple major roading projects being resuscitated.

4 October 2019

A welcome step forward for Otaki to Levin highway

Local communities and drivers in the lower North Island will be welcoming the Government committing to work to improve the highway from Otaki to Levin.

25 September 2019

Government continues to ignore key road safety projects – AA

The AA is frustrated that urgent upgrades to some of our most dangerous sections of state highway still won’t progress.

19 September 2019

Highway projects top priority for additional funding - AA

The AA is hoping to see much-needed highway safety projects get a boost from newly available funding within the transport budget.

29 August 2019

Safe and sensible decision made on Transmission Gully tolling

NZTA has made a good call to not toll Transmission Gully, says the Automobile Association.

16 May 2019

Funding questions remain crucial for getting Wellington moving

How much of the whole Wellington region’s transport budget would be needed to deliver the Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) package is an immediate question now that the plan is out, says the AA.

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.

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