Some examples of how the NZ Transport Agency is delivering on the government’s strategic priorities and objectives for land transport are outlined below.
Current limit: various from 50km/h to 100km/h
Proposed limit: various from 40km/h to 100km/h
Road type: rural and urban corridor
A bi-directional (two-way) separated cycleway was installed on Beach Road in central Auckland in 2014/2015. The facility consists of a two-way 3m wide cycleway which is physically separated from general traffic by raised kerbs.
Create The Vibe is a colourful pop-up plaza in the heart of Thames. One of the first Innovating Streets projects to be delivered on the ground, it opened on 1 March 2021.
Auckland Council identified the Sale Street intersection as an opportunity for change in their early tactical urbanism work, and have worked with partners to address a series of issues.
A study of bus lanes in Auckland investigated whether the introduction of bus lanes changed or created new types of hazards for cyclist and motorcyclists. Of particular interest was the effect of turning vehicles ‘let through’ by drivers queuing in the opposing lane.
Flexible median barriers, safer speed limit, improved signs and markings were just some of the interventions installed on the State Highway 1 (SH1) Centennial Highway to reduce the number of people being killed and seriously injured on this road.
Current limits: various from 80km/h to 100km/h
Road type: state highway
Carlton Gore Road (Park Road to Davis Crescent) is a key east-west link in the suburb of Newmarket, Auckland.
‘Here comes the sun’ was a one-day ‘play street’ event held on the street outside the gate of Pt. Chevalier’s school.