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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The grape vines have been removed, the land has been bought
and the contractor is ready to go.
A Middlemarch woman's attempt to improve her business by
extending a front deck has fallen foul of the New Zealand
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.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is looking at
reducing the speed limit on State Highway 1 near the entrance
to Waitati township, after years of concern from locals that
the area is unsafe.
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