2022 Media Releases 2022 Media Releases

Second phase of speed limit changes comes into effect

AT continues to make our roads safer - as the second phase of speed limit changes for Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland comes into effect between tomorrow 30 June 2022 and 28 July 2022.

AT Local southern trial reaches patronage milestone

Customers in Conifer Grove, Takaanini and Papakura have made 10,000 trips using AT Local since the trial ride-share service started running in October 2021.

Making Glen Innes town centre safer for all road users

AT is asking the public for feedback on road safety improvements which, if implemented, would make Glen Innes town centre safer for people walking and cycling, especially tamariki and senior citizens.

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.

Auckland Council boosts pay for bus drivers

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.