Cyclists are may soon enjoy safer and easier journeys between the Hutt Valley and Wellington, with work about to start on an initiative to develop a walking and cycling facility connecting the two cities.
The NZ Transport Agency has approved $1.14m in funding to help in the design of a significant upgrade of one of Auckland's busiest commuters routes to improve travel for bus passengers to and from the CBD.
There will be significant changes for drivers on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) when the NZ Transport Agency opens a section of its new westbound off-ramp at the Lincoln Road interchange next Tuesday (18 June)
The NZ Transport Agency is advising people to delete a widely distributed spam e-mail message which purports to be from an NZTA staff member and tells recipients to visit a bogus website to collect 'prize money'.
The giant tunnel boring machine (tbm) for the NZ Transport Agency's Waterview tunnel project stretches almost the length of a rugby field, is heavier than five Airbus A380 jumbo jets, and will move enough spoil to fill 320 Olympic-sized swimming pools to create twin traffic tunnels in west Auckland. But the one thing a complex machine of this size is missing is a name.
An oversized tractor and trailer unit will be on display as part of the NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) Fieldays stand, which will be pushing for safer journeys on rural roads. The stand will give visitors new insights into ways of reducing serious crashes and fatalities on our rural roads.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says some long awaited fine weather has seen a start made this week on drilling to remove a 2000 tonne section of unstable rock high above the western entrance of the Homer Tunnel.
The intersections of Victoria and Willis Streets with Karo Drive (State Highway 1) are some of the busiest and some of the most dangerous intersections in Wellington. Forty crashes have been recorded in the last five years at these two sites.