THE PRICE OF A BET­TER TRANS­PORT NET­WORK

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Auck­land Coun­cil pre­dicts a $12 bil­lion short­fall. Two op­tions are: 1. Ba­sic Trans­port Net­work: rais­ing $6.9 bil­lion (drawn from a 3.5 per cent an­nual rates rise)

Water­view walk­ing and cy­cling con­nec­tion City Rail Link com­ple­tion Com­ple­tion of cur­rent projects such as Al­bany High­way East West con­nec­tions Public trans­port im­prove­ments in­clud­ing Fan­shawe St, Otahuhu and Manukau bus in­ter­changes Auck­land Plan Trans­port Net­work: rais­ing $10.3 bil­lion (from ei­ther a $2 mo­tor­way toll or com­bined rates rise and petrol tax) City Rail Line com­ple­tion Com­plete the roll-out of the new public trans­port net­work by 2018/2019

Ear­lier de­liv­ery of more key road im­prove­ments in­clud­ing Te Atatu, Flat Bush and Al­bany

Sil­verdale trans­port im­prove­ments in­clud­ing a park and ride

Faster com­ple­tion of East West Con­nec­tions and Auck­land Manukau Eastern Trans­port Ini­tia­tive busway from Pan­mure to Paku­ranga

At least 15 new park and rides

Ferry ter­mi­nal up­grades at Devon­port, Bayswa­ter and Half Moon Bay

Five rail sta­tion up­grades and a new sta­tion at Paer­ata

Bus lanes, bus pri­or­ity im­prove­ments and in­ter­changes Fully in­te­grated fare sys­tem Grade sep­a­ra­tion at high pri­or­ity rail level cross­ings Road im­prove­ment projects Com­ple­tion of 55 per cent of the Auck­land cy­cle net­work by 2025

Main­tain­ing as­set re­newals at higher lev­els

Source: sha­peauck­land.co.nz

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