West Auckland

Henderson in Line for Better Biking – Add Your Voice!

Henderson in Line for Better Biking – Add Your Voice!Who doesn’t love biking around Henderson trails, ‘specially the Twin Streams and links to the North Western Cycleway? Biking beyond these routes is pretty tragic, with only a few on-road cycle lanes, not connected to where you want to go.   AT says it wants to change that, and is asking us all what’s needed. The …
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Three Long Years: doing right by John Bonner

Three Long Years: doing right by John BonnerThe death in 2017 of a person on a bike at a notoriously dangerous location on Te Atatū Road, near Cellarmans Street, should have prompted action by Auckland Transport. It didn’t. Nearly three years on, pedestrians and cyclists are still having to use an unprotected median strip, between four lanes of fast, constant traffic when …
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Quick, submit by October 25th! Public transport improvements for the Northwest

Quick, submit by October 25th! Public transport improvements for the NorthwestWaka Kotahi and Auckland Transport are calling for submissions on their plans to upgrade the Northwestern motorway to create busway stations at Te Atatu, Lincoln Rd and Westgate. It will mean faster bus trips, which are urgently needed for the public transport network in the West. As this will encourage more people out of cars, …
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West Auckland Moves On Addressing Climate Change

West Auckland Moves On Addressing Climate ChangeA guest post from Councillor Shane Henderson on some momentous moves for the city, and for the West in particular. This week, we committed the people of Auckland to halve greenhouse gas emissions within ten years.  This is necessary, but it’s going to be bloody hard. I am delighted to note that in my ward …
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