Winter of commuter discontent: How not to build a transport hub

Published on 7/06/2022 at 12:16 pm.

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Eighteen months after it opened with some fanfare, Auckland’s fancy new downtown bus hub is closing again for five months in what is a lesson to politicians on acting in haste and repenting at leisure.

The lesson will be cold comfort to many bus users, who’ll be sheltering from winter weather at improvised stops, wondering why.

Lower Albert St connects with Auckland’s downtown waterfront and a year-long $20 million upgrade of it was part of a major revamp ahead of the 2021 America’s Cup regatta.

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