Proposal status: updated 8 May 2019
Reference number: RTV-207
We've proposed changes in your area
We proposed to install a new Give Way control at the intersection of Kashmir Road and Nandana Drive in Glen Eden. In addition to this, a new bus box marked out on both sides of Kashmir Road.
The marking of a new bus box will involve the removal of approximately 5 parking spaces.
Why the changes are needed
These changes are needed to improve road safety by making it safer for vehicles turning out of Kashmir Road. Additionally, the marking out of a new bus box is required in order to meet operational standards.
This project will proceed without changes to the next stage of detailed planning. Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback.
A summary of this feedback and answers to community questions and concerns:
- Request to remove bus the stop as there are so many on this street already. Concern about the safety of the one close to the corner, and the road not being wide enough for so many buses. We are committed to creating an accessible public transport network for Auckland. A higher frequency of bus stops means shorter walking trips for bus commuters are required. Bus stops have been places so that they do not pose a safety risk. In the last five years no reported crashes have occurred here as a result of buses.
Kashmir Road is not a narrow road, which allows for the movement of buses even when cars are parked along the road.
- Concern the broken yellow lines are simply the result of oversize vehicles permanently parked on this road, and are excessive for a suburban road. Kashmir Road is not a narrow road, which allows for the movement of buses even when there is on street parking.
The broken yellow lines along the bus stop are a standard treatment we are applying to bus stops all around Auckland. The parking restrictions make it easier and safer for buses to pull into and out of a bus stop completely.
This work will happen before December 2019, but we will let you know if there are further changes or delays. Our contractors will send notices to affected residents prior to construction starting.