Auckland Transport is responsible for the day-to-day activities that keep Auckland's transport systems moving. These include planning and funding of public transport, promoting alternative ways to get around and operating the local roading network.
Integrated and affordable public transport
- Identify and contract public transport services on buses, trains and ferries
- Monitor and review existing public transport services
- Provide information about public transport services
- Upgrade train stations on Auckland’s rail network
- Develop bus/train interchanges, and park and ride facilities
- Upgrade and maintain bus stations, bus shelters and bus stops
- Operate and maintain the Northern Busway
- Manage and maintain wharves
- Manage contracts and services for school buses
- Fund concession fares for senior citizens, school children and tertiary students
- Fund the total mobility service and other initiatives to help people with disabilities.
- Improve, maintain and monitor the local roading network*
- Manage on-street parking and parking buildings
- Operate the traffic management unit
- Enforce traffic regulations on public roads, recreation reserves, car parks and transit lanes
- Maintain footpaths
- Improve Auckland's environment for cycling and walking.
Sustainable behaviour change
- Carry out market research, including customer surveys.
- Plan and co-ordinate regional transport safety activities.
- Educate adults and children about road safety.
- Develop community and workplace travel plans to encourage more people to catch the train, bus, ferry or walk, cycle, carpool.
- Promote and develop the walking school bus and school travel plan programmes.
* Auckland Transport is not responsible for the region's motorways and state highways. That is the role of the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA).