Dunedin's multimillion-dollar cycleway plans have hit a speed
bump after opposition from a group of businesses forced part
of the new network to be put on hold.
Work to replace a flood-damaged culvert that closed a section
of State Highway 1 near Waipahi earlier this month should be
finished by tomorrow.
Four serious crashes - including two involving fatalities -
on Southern roads late last month has prompted a reminder to
Drivers with foreign licences have been involved in more than
6000 fatal and injury crashes on New Zealand roads in the
New Zealand Transport Agency's latest procedures and rules,
if adopted, will go against what the Otago Regional Council
believes is good for Otago's public transport system.
The New Zealand Transport Agency will review recommendations
from Otago-Southland Coroner David Crerar, who is calling for
tighter regulations for overseas drivers in New Zealand.
Motorists are adapting well to changes along State Highway 1
through central Dunedin.
A piece of Dunedin's history lies buried under the city's
latest highway development.
Dunedin City Council transport and New Zealand Transport
Agency staff are satisfied trucks will be stopped from
entering Dunedin's Cadbury factory site from Anzac Ave after
discussions with the company.
The Otago Regional Council is a step closer to retaining new
public bus service contracts, following Labour Party support
for an amendment to proposed legislation.
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