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NZTA to audit tender processes for bus services

All tender processes run by the Otago Regional Council for public bus services will be audited by the New Zealand Transport Agency, which is concerned about the council's maximum bus age and emission standards.

DCC pushes for urgent action on cycling

DCC pushes for urgent action on cycling

Dunedin City Council chief executive Paul Orders is writing to the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) asking it to urgently address the issue of safety for cyclists on Dunedin's one-way state highway system.

South's main roads notably safer

Motorists face less risk on Otago and Southland state highway roads than elsewhere in the country, a study of the 11,000km national network shows.

Two standards for bus tenders

When the Otago Regional Council next calls for tenders for public bus services, it will give operators the chance to bid to two different standards.

New lights praised by school

New lights praised by school

The installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Great King St (State Highway 1) and Howe St has been welcomed by Dunedin's George St Normal School.

No funding to change one-ways

No funding to change one-ways

A plan to rearrange the one-way street network in Dunedin - and help breathe new life into the city's heritage warehouses - has been dealt a blow by the New Zealand Transport Agency.

'You will put us out of business' - bus plan slammed

'You will put us out of business' - bus plan slammed

A bus operator has slammed an Otago Regional Council transport plan, saying it would put his company out of business and result in drastic fare increases.

Intersection work to begin

Intersection work to begin

The grape vines have been removed, the land has been bought and the contractor is ready to go.

Deck extension deemed a danger

Deck extension deemed a danger

A Middlemarch woman's attempt to improve her business by extending a front deck has fallen foul of the New Zealand Transport Agency.

Road funding under pressure

The Queenstown Lakes District Council's transport committee has been told "don't get your hopes up" for extra road funding by the New Zealand Transport Agency.

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