Auckland’s Northern Busway extension opens today


Bus commuters on Auckland’s North Shore need to have a speedier run soon after the new Northern Busway extension opens right now.

The Auckland Harbour Bridge

Photograph: 123rf

The extension will see commuters travel visitors-no cost from the Harbour Bridge to Albany.

Waka Kotahi’s director regional associations Steve Mutton said the extended busway must be an incentive for transform to Aucklanders.

“As we’ve found in the past, Aucklanders will leave their automobiles at dwelling if there is a better, trustworthy, quicker choice that will increase their commute. Visitors-free journey and about half an hour back again for each week, that would usually be used in rush hour traffic, is incentive for transform,” he reported.

Auckland Transportation chief government Shane Ellison claimed at its pre-Covid peak, the Northern Busway carried much more than 36,000 individuals each and every day, that represented 12 per cent of all bus trips for the Auckland region.

He said financial commitment in speedy and economical public transport infrastructure was the only way to keep Auckland going.

The $313 million undertaking is a partnership involving Waka Kotahi and Auckland Transportation and is portion of the Northern Corridor Advancements (NCI) undertaking.

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