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SH4 slip progress

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on SH4 slip progress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SH4 slip progress The NZ Transport Agency is making good progress on a large slip on State Highway 4, Whanganui to Raetihi route, however access has only been restored for light vehicles up to the Fields track intersection. From Fields track to Raetihi, […]

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Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin Work is set to start next month on a cycleway through central Dunedin that will improve safety for cyclists, pedestrians and all road users, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. “Fulton Hogan has been awarded an $8 million contract to […]

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Auckland City Rail Link

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Auckland City Rail Link

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Auckland City Rail Link The Auckland City Rail Link is a 3.4 km double-track underground rail line running beneath the central business district from Britomart to the Western (North Auckland) Line near the existing Mount Eden Station, with two new underground stations in the […]

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Enabling road controlling authorities to allow electric vehicles access to special vehicle lanes

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Enabling road controlling authorities to allow electric vehicles access to special vehicle lanes

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Enabling road controlling authorities to allow electric vehicles access to special vehicle lanes In May 2016, the Government announced the Electric Vehicles Programme (the Programme), which aims to encourage and promote the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) in New Zealand. As part of the […]

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Regulation 2025

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Regulation 2025

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Regulation 2025 The Regulation 2025 project explored both the potential impact of technology on the transport systems, and the degree to which we as a society might be willing to adopt new technology. The project’s key question was whether we could simply adapt the […]

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Regulation 2035 survey results

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Regulation 2035 survey results

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Regulation 2035 survey results In May and June 2017 the Ministry of Transport surveyed participants at the International Transport Summit in Leipzig, Germany, on the future of transport technologies and society. We were keen to understand how transport experts in jurisdictions beyond New Zealand […]

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Ngauranga Gorge open again

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Ngauranga Gorge open again

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ngauranga Gorge open again The Transport Agency is advising that the Ngauranga Gorge is open again after strong winds loosened a directional sign over the highway and the road was closed for safety reasons. Contractors have secured the sign, which is in the […]

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Ngauranga Gorge closure

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Ngauranga Gorge closure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ngauranga Gorge closure The Transport Agency is advising that the Ngauranga Gorge is being closed because a directional sign over the highway has been loosened by strong winds. Both north and southbound lanes will be closed. The sign is in the area of […]

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$18.5 million for West Coast transport projects

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on $18.5 million for West Coast transport projects

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $18.5 million for West Coast transport projects Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced an $18.5 million package of transport projects for the West Coast to help improve the region’s transport network. The Government launched today the Tai Poutini West Coast Economic Development Action Plan. “The […]

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Crash data collection

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Crash data collection

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Crash data collection This page provides a brief explanation of the source of the crash data used by engineers, researchers, road safety practitioners and policy makers in New Zealand.  Data collection process Police attend, investigate and report road crashes. The Police report on the […]

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Christchurch’s Memorial Arches cap in place

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Christchurch’s Memorial Arches cap in place

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch’s Memorial Arches cap in place The final piece of Christchurch’s architecturally designed ‘gateway arches’ is in place, signalling how close another of the city’s multi-million dollar roading projects is to completion, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. The arches and a major interchange are being […]

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Slip closes all southbound lanes of Ngauranga Gorge

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Slip closes all southbound lanes of Ngauranga Gorge

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Slip closes all southbound lanes of Ngauranga Gorge All three southbound lanes are closed in the Ngauranga Gorge following a slip. Two northbound lane are also closed to allow contractors to access the area. Maintenance crews are on site to clear the road […]

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New section of Omokoroa to Tauranga cycleway opens

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on New section of Omokoroa to Tauranga cycleway opens

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New section of Omokoroa to Tauranga cycleway opens Transport Minister Simon Bridges has officially opened a new section of the Omokoroa to Tauranga City cycleway that will link this growing area. Mr Bridges today opened the 1.1 kilometre section which will connect Tinopai Reserve to […]

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First sod turned on next stage of Kāpiti Expressway

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on First sod turned on next stage of Kāpiti Expressway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First sod turned on next stage of Kāpiti Expressway Transport Minister Simon Bridges has today turned the first sod for the $330 million Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway project, one of the Government’s Roads of National Significance. The Expressway is part of the Wellington Northern […]

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Te Ara Mua – Future Streets delivers a safer way to get around in Māngere

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe, Transport  /  Comments Off on Te Ara Mua – Future Streets delivers a safer way to get around in Māngere

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Te Ara Mua – Future Streets delivers a safer way to get around in Māngere Associate Transport Minister Tim Macindoe today joined the Mayor of Auckland, Phil Goff, and Māngere-Otahuhu Local Board Chair, Lemauga Lydia Sosene, in cutting the ribbon to mark the completion of […]

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City Rail Link Limited Board appointed

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Steven Joyce, Transport  /  Comments Off on City Rail Link Limited Board appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: City Rail Link Limited Board appointed Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges, in conjunction with Auckland Council, today announced appointments to the Board of City Rail Link Limited, the new company jointly owned by the Crown and Auckland Council with responsibility for […]

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Exploring the economic opportunities from transport technology

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Exploring the economic opportunities from transport technology

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Exploring the economic opportunities from transport technology The Ministry of Transport and BusinessNZ are partnering to commission a study into how New Zealand’s economy can benefit from transport innovation, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. “The potential of self-driving cars and their associated economic opportunities are […]

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Waterview Tunnel now open to traffic

By   /  July 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Waterview Tunnel now open to traffic

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Waterview Tunnel now open to traffic Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the opening of Auckland’s Waterview Tunnel to traffic is the most significant change in Auckland’s transport system since the opening of the Auckland Harbour Bridge in 1959.  The first vehicles travelled through the Waterview […]

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Establishment of City Rail Link Limited

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Steven Joyce, Transport  /  Comments Off on Establishment of City Rail Link Limited

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Establishment of City Rail Link Limited Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have today signed the agreements with Auckland Mayor Phil Goff that establish City Rail Link Limited to assume responsibility from tomorrow for delivering Auckland’s City Rail Link, marking the next […]

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Major Christchurch rebuild milestone achieved

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Major Christchurch rebuild milestone achieved

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Major Christchurch rebuild milestone achieved The completion of construction for the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) programme is a major rebuild milestone, the Government and Christchurch City Council say. Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the five-and-a-half-year project to repair Christchurch’s earthquake-damaged horizontal infrastructure was […]

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