A $100 million contract was signed yesterday for the Ameti (Auckland-Manukau eastern transport initiative) eastern busway stage between Panmure & Pakuranga.
Auckland Transport’s board will consider the regional land transport plan afresh this afternoon, after ditching the draft 10-year budget staff proposed on 1 February.
The family of a woman who made crossing the street to & from Opaheke School, Papakura, a safer exercise for 27 years decided to offer a seat outside the school in her memory. It turns out you could dig a rail tunnel through the middle of the city centre more easily.
West Auckland gets its turn at a new bus network, starting on Sunday 11 June.
Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive Michael Barnett argued yesterday against closing Westfield rail station, saying it was shortsighted.
The Westfield railway station – down the back of the old city abattoir, land now converted to light industrial use – will be closed on 12 March. On the same day, services will begin at the new Parnell Station.