Waikato transport plan - better buses, train improvements and carbon neutrality

Published on 4/07/2022 at 8:44 am.

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“Bold” changes to the region’s public transport are being proposed in a new plan from Waikato Regional Council.

It includes a significant expansion of bus services for Hamilton and “continuous improvement” for the Te Huia train service linking the city to Auckland.

Another goal is making public transport net negative on the carbon emissions front through the likes of electric buses and tree planting.

The release of the plan for public submissions follows information to councillors about a planned almost four-fold public transport spending increase from $36 million annually to $140 million in 30 years' time.

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