Bus Improvements to the Northwest?

Published on 7/02/2022 at 8:36 am.

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The focus over the last week has understandably been on the massive light rail announcement last Friday. That announcement also included bringing forward of a decision on a future harbour crossing to tie in with light rail. But one area there was very little discussion about was the other of the three planned light rail routes, to Auckland's Northwest.

In some ways, the Northwest may actually be a more important route than the other two because it’s a corridor that currently has a lot of travel, a lot of growth occurring and very little in the way of public transport provision. By comparison the North Shore has the Busway, arguably the best public transport service in the country right now; while on the City Centre to Mangere corridor, there are a already a number of high-frequency services and elements of bus priority – not that they couldn’t be better.

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