The start of the month of October signals the traditional commencement of the construction season in the roading industry, however due to the scale of work required this summer, crews have been hitting the roads earlier than usual.
Safer roadworks, more efficient urban freight movement and better shared spaces for different transport users are the focus of up to $3.7 million of funding from the second round of the Waka Kotahi innovation fund Hoe ki angitū.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says today’s announcement that the Government will progress the Reshaping Streets package of legislative changes will give councils more options to improve urban spaces and encourage safer and more sustainable travel.
With Eden Park set to host tomorrow’s opening match and an additional eight matches for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, residents, fans, and drivers are urged to think about how the event may affect their travel plans in and out of Tamaki Makaurau.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has successfully prosecuted a director of an Auckland inspecting organisation who dishonestly accessed the Motor Vehicle Register. This is the first prosecution of its kind since the Waka Kotahi Regulatory Services Safer Vehicles team was established in 2019.
Police, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport urge drivers to be responsible for their safety and of others on the road when getting behind the wheel this Matariki weekend.
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Key government agencies and road safety partners Waka Kotahi, NZ Police, Te Manatū Waka, ACC and Auckland Transport, are today reinforcing to Aotearoa that road safety is a daily, year-round focus for all of us.