NZTA

Illegal truck moves a safety concern

The New Zealand Transport Agency and Dunedin City Council have had talks with Cadbury staff after being horrified to learn large trucks were sometimes driving against one-way traffic to enter the Dunedin factory yard.

Buses as political footballs

Buses as political footballs

The Otago Regional Council's spat with the New Zealand Transport Agency is concerning - particularly if it comes at a cost to ratepayers.

ORC may lose $1.5m over bus contract clash

ORC may lose $1.5m over bus contract clash

Up to $1.5 million of Government funding could be lost to the Otago Regional Council, if it fails to make peace with the New Zealand Transport Agency over bus contracts.

Council defies agency over buses

Council defies agency over buses

The Otago Regional Council has awarded new contracts for Dunedin public bus services, despite a threat from the New Zealand Transport Agency that it would not subsidise the services.

Cycle lobby against Anzac Ave proposal

Cycle lobby  against Anzac Ave proposal

A Dunedin cycle lobby group says a New Zealand Transport Agency proposal for a central city intersection where a cyclist was killed will do little, if anything, to actually improve safety, despite that being the objective.

NZTA bus funding cut threat

NZTA bus funding cut threat

National funding for Otago public bus services may be withheld because the Otago Regional Council is forging ahead with an unapproved tender process.

Hearing set for bridge NZTA to put case for change

Hearing set for bridge NZTA to put case for change

The New Zealand Transport Agency's (NZTA) application to change the designation for a new $20 million two-lane bridge on State Highway 6, between Kelvin Heights and Frankton, will be heard over three days next month.

Vans, utes in fatal crashes

Vans and utility vehicles are involved in about 15% of all fatal crashes in Otago and Southland, despite making up just 12% of the vehicle fleet.

Traffic snarls badly at one-way bridge

Traffic snarls badly at one-way bridge

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is considering whether to manually control traffic on the Kawarau Bridge as hundreds more vehicles are expected in and out of Queenstown around New Year's Eve.

Cycling review details withheld

Cycling review details withheld The New Zealand Transport Agency won't disclose details of its review of the one-way state highway systems through Dunedin or an estimated completion date.
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