Saturday, 10 April 2010
22nd Station for Auckland's rail network
The Minister of Transport, Steven Joyce, will join an array of Auckland dignitaries including the Mayor of Auckland, John Banks today (9 April 2010) to officially open the new Grafton train station.
Wednesday, 10 February 2010
Three year hiatus holding public transport fares in Auckland ends
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) announced today that the three year hiatus holding public transport fares in Auckland would end on 21 February this year.
Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Auckland well prepared for Rugby World Cup
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) said today it was well prepared for an influx of tens of thousands of Rugby World Cup visitors.
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
ARTA calls Snapper announcement 'premature'
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) said today that Snapper’s announcement of an integrated ticketing system for Auckland was ‘premature’.
Friday, 27 November 2009
ARTA pleased stability returned to bus customers
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) says it is very pleased that stability and certainty has been returned to Auckland’s bus passengers today with notification that agreement has now been reached between NZ Bus and the Auckland Combined Unions.
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
ARTA welcomes next step in electrification project for Auckland
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) welcomed the government's announcement of $500m for Auckland's electric trains today.
Thursday, 5 November 2009
First 24/7 link to Auckland Airport announced
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA), Airbus Express and Auckland Airport announced today that Airbus Express services would now be offered 24/7 to domestic and international travellers and visitors.
Wednesday, 4 November 2009
ARTA urges NZ Bus and Auckland Combined Unions to resolve issue urgently
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) says that it is very disappointed that agreement has not been reached today in respect of wage negotiations between NZ Bus and the Auckland Combined Unions.
Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Funding approved today for Aucklands integrated ticketing system
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) says it is delighted the New Zealand Transport Agency Board (NZTA) has approved funding today to move forward on the development of an integrated ticketing and fares system for Auckland’s train, bus and ferry users.
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
ARTA says customers first
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) has written to New Zealand Bus asking the company, in the interests of Auckland commuters, to provide proposals to resolve the current dispute by 5pm today.
Friday, 7 August 2009
Aucklanders say more public transport please
Annual public transport figures for the 2008/09 year, released today by the Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) show Aucklanders are continuing to take to public transport.
Wednesday, 22 July 2009
Preferred tenderer selected for Aucklands integrated ticketing system
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA), in conjunction with the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), today announced the next step in the delivery of an integrated ticketing system for Auckland’s train, bus and ferry users with the selection of a preferred tender.
Wednesday, 6 May 2009
Aucklands public transport growth highest for twenty years
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) today reported the highest level of public transport growth for over twenty years.
Wednesday, 24 December 2008
Successful tenderer announced for ferry services to Half Moon Bay and Bayswater
The threatened Auckland to Half Moon Bay and Auckland to Bayswater commuter ferry services have been secured for passengers, following a competitive tender process run by the Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA).
Saturday, 20 December 2008
Aucklands electric train fleet purchase begins
The process for the purchase of Auckland’s electric train fleet has begun, the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) and Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) announced today.
Thursday, 18 December 2008
Top initiative opens door for more cycling in Akld
The weather’s warming up and summer is on its way, so there’s no better time to saddle up and get out and about in the Auckland region by bike.
Saturday, 6 December 2008
Aucklands Walking School Buses meet Oceania All Stars
Children travelling by one of Auckland’s highly popular Walking School Buses to attend the ‘School Day – LA Galaxy and Oceania Training’ at Mt Smart today got an exciting treat, as players from the Oceania All Stars team jumped aboard and participated as volunteers.
Thursday, 27 November 2008
Use MAXX to plan your journey during the festive season
Rail passengers are advised that from Boxing Day, a significantly revised train timetable and a comprehensive programme of railbus replacements will be in operation until Sunday 18 January 2009.
Friday, 14 November 2008
Major developments to upgrade the rail network taking place during the upcoming weekends
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) wishes to advise that rail bus replacements will be operating during forthcoming weekends in order to allow for major developments on the rail network being undertaken by ONTRACK.
The Link via Ponsonby and City Circuit bus stops at Britomart temporarily relocating due to Vector upgrade works
In response to work being undertaken by Vector to upgrade the electricity network in the waterfront area of Auckland’s CBD, the Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) wishes to advise passengers that as of Saturday 15 November, The Link and City Circuit bus stops at Britomart Transport Centre will temporarily be relocated until further notice.
Tuesday, 4 November 2008
Tender released for provision of ferry services to Half Moon Bay and Bayswater
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) has released a tender for the provision of emergency ferry services to Half Moon Bay and Bayswater.
Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Signed, Sealed and Delivered with MAXX
On Thursday 30 October, Aucklanders heading to Vector Arena to hear music maestro Stevie Wonder can leave the car at home.
Friday, 24 October 2008
Ride MAXX to get down to Rihanna and Chris Brown at Vector Arena
Aucklanders heading to Vector Arena for one of the Rihanna and Chris Brown concerts on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th of October can leave the car at home, as public transport services by the Auckland Regional Transport Authority will have them arriving near the door.
Bus replacements to allow for developments on the rail network during the coming weekends
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) advises that rail bus replacements will be operating between Britomart and Waitakere on the Western Line, and between Britomart and Otahuhu on the Southern Line during the weekends of 25-27th October (Labour weekend), 8th and 9th of November, and 15th and 16th of November.
Friday, 17 October 2008
ARTA reassures customers of commitment to provide ongoing ferry services to Half Moon Bay and Bayswater
Following Fullers’ decision to discontinue ferry services to Half Moon Bay and Bayswater, the Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) has moved to reassure ferry commuters that ARTA is committed to provide ongoing ferry services to both areas.
Wednesday, 15 October 2008
ARTA adds additional train carriages and services to manage continued increase in rail patronage
In response to increases in rail patronage and to further improve rail services, the Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) has now scheduled additional train services and increased the capacity of others with additional train carriages.
Thursday, 11 September 2008
More students close the door on car travel
One year after the launch of the Universities’ Travel Plan, a follow-up survey of student travel shows that more and more students are getting out of their cars and onto buses, trains and ferries.
Tuesday, 9 September 2008
Express bus services give more choice for North Shore
From 15 September, there will be even more travel options for North Shore bus passengers as express bus services stop at Constellation, Sunnynook, Smales Farm and Akoranga stations.
Monday, 1 September 2008
North Shore to Auckland Airport with a single ticket
Connecting from the North Shore to Auckland Airport will be much easier from today, with the introduction of the Auckland Regional Transport Authority’s (ARTA’s) Northern Flyer Pass, one transferable ticket that will connect the North Shore with Auckland Airport.
Thursday, 21 August 2008
New bus routes offer more convenient services for route 68 bus users
From Sunday 31 August 2008, bus users in the Flat Bush, Botany, Dannemora, Meadowlands and Mission Heights areas will benefit from more direct and convenient bus services, as bus route 68 is replaced by new routes 680 and 681.