West Auckland’s proposed new ‘New Bus Network’

Published on 5/04/2022 at 8:59 am.

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After months of delays, work is finally happening on the bus improvements planned for the Northwest with visible signs of construction at Te Atatu. Auckland Transport’s recent board report stated that work on the Lincoln Rd station would begin in July. These stations are due for completion by April 2023 and Auckland Transport have kicked off consultation on changes to bus services in West Auckland that will make use of the new infrastructure.

When it comes to frequent public transport services, West Auckland is the most underserved area in the region with just one frequent route that operates, the 14 bus – even the trains aren’t frequent enough to qualify. By comparison, the North Shore has six frequent routes and the South has eight. As I highlighted yesterday, making PT better is critical if we want more people to use it an so improvements to buses in the west is crucial.

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