NZTA

Council to carry cost of sharrows, monitoring

The cost of a Dunedin trial of ''sharrows'' - symbols painted on roads to tell motorists the roads are to be shared with cyclists - will be carried by the city council.

Tensions over bus service

Tensions over bus service

A rock hurled through the window of a Dunedin night bus - while passengers were on board - is the latest sign of escalating tension between the operator and some city taxi drivers, it has been claimed.

Road funding consternation

Road funding consternation

As government funding for roads comes under review, the burden of cost is increasingly shifting on to local ratepayers. In the South, many districts face a crossroads. To keep the regions moving, do councils raise rates, or let roads fall by the wayside?

Bridge replacements major expense

Bridge replacements major expense

Central Otago roads could get ''a little'' rougher before they are repaired under a new funding model, a council roading engineer concedes.

Funding better than expected

Dunedin is in a better position concerning New Zealand Transport Agency funding for roading over the next four years.

Glenda Dr contract

The New Zealand Transport Agency and Queenstown Lakes District Council have awarded a contract for design changes to the Glenda Dr intersection at Frankton, and for a new roundabout where the proposed eastern access road connects with the nearby State Highway 6.

Council notes roading strategic cases

The first step towards securing funding for major changes to Dunedin's road networks has been taken by the Dunedin City Council, even though exactly what those changes will be is yet to be decided.

Positive steps in cycle lane funding

Positive steps in cycle lane funding

Funding for the further development of cycle lane options proposed for Dunedin's one-way system has passed its first hurdle.

Musselburgh gets a cycle lane

Musselburgh gets a cycle lane

A separated cycle lane is to be installed on the north side of Musselburgh Rise through the Musselburgh shopping area, as part of the South Dunedin cycle network.

QLDC unhappy about NZTA cuts

A proposal by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to reduce monetary support for Queenstown Lakes District transport projects and programmes could mean a cut of between $204,000 and $1.4 million for the district.

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