Archive for May, 2011

Trend: Bus travel revival

Bus travel is back in vogue in the US, with the revival being spearheaded by British bus and rail transport giant Stagecoach which also …

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Bridge creaks under heavier trucks

More strengthening work is needed on Auckland’s harbour bridge due to the impact of heavier trucks now permitted on the structure.
The work is …

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Bus lanes send Ameti costs spiralling

The cost of yet another major road building project is heading skywards. Officials say including making space for dedicated rapid transit corridors linking Panmure …

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Piracy at all-time high

It would seem like something which died with the end of the sailing ship age, but piracy at sea hit an all-time high in …

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Kapiti expressway upsets NIMBYs

As expected, there has been a degree of Nimbyism to the NZ Transport Agency’s announcement of a preferred Kapiti Coast western route option through …

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Joyce welcomes Auckland’s EMUs

KiwiRail has announced a short list of two for the procurement and maintenance of 38 new electric trains (EMUs) in a selection process which …

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Fuel tax increase on hold

The Govt has deferred the planned fuel tax increase of 1.5 cents per litre, due to come into effect on July 1 due to …

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