2022 Media Releases 2022 Media Releases

AT welcomes funding confirmation for the Eastern Busway

Auckland Transport has welcomed the announcement that a further $200 million of Government funding has been confirmed for the Eastern Busway.

Details confirmed for Rail Network Rebuild stage one

Auckland Transport has released detailed information today about how Auckland rail passengers will be able to continue to travel during stage one of KiwiRail’s rail closures for the Rail Network Rebuild project.

Warkworth Community Transport Hub is now operational

The new Warkworth Community Transport Hub at 80 Great North Road is open for use.

New bus announcements will make navigating the city easier

Auckland Transport (AT) has begun the rollout of audio announcements on buses, which include the name of the next stop and when to transfer to a different service.  

AT’s pragmatic approach for enforcing Queen Street’s new special vehicle lane

The Essential Vehicle Area is part of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project, which is delivering on the people-focused vision for the street.

Auckland’s first electric ferry is on track to be on the water in 2024

Construction is well underway for Auckland's first electric ferry, which will be the largest fully electric ferry in the southern hemisphere when it its the Waitematā Harbour in 2024.

An additional boost to bus driver pay

Waka Kotahi has approved additional funding for Auckland Transport (AT) to provide a second, much-needed boost to bus drivers’ wages this year.

AT Local’s southern trial – a success

AT Local’s southern trial is a success and AT is currently working with our operator to keep the service running in Takaanini, Conifer Grove and Papakura town centres, subject to the necessary funding continuing to be available. 

Cheaper ferry pass coming for Waiheke commuters this week

Commuting from Waiheke Island will be noticeably cheaper from 1 September with the launch of a new AT HOP Monthly Pass.

Plus One Bus Companion making bus travel more accessible

AT has introduced a 'Plus One Bus Concession' allowing Total Mobility Cardholders to bring a support person on AT Metro bus services for free.

End of the line for Papakura to Pukekohe’s diesel train shuttle

It’s time to say Haere rā to the diesel trains that revived rail in Auckland, as work revs up to modernise the city’s rail network.

New Kaukapakapa footpath connections planned

New footpath connections are being planned for Kaukapakapa Village to better link the village with the school, community hall and local residential area.

Ticket changes coming for Devonport and Waiheke ferries

As part of the recently announced new agreements to improve Auckland’s ferry network, three key changes to fares will soon be coming for ferry passengers.

Auckland Council boosts pay for bus drivers

Auckland Council has funded Auckland Transport to give a much-needed boost to bus drivers’ wages.

New Lynn to Avondale Shared Path opens

The New Lynn to Avondale Shared Path has opened this morning - with a ribbon cutting ceremony, after a blessing by mana whenua.