Transport Minister Simon Bridges today welcomed news that work is set to start on the multi-million dollar Baypark to Bayfair roading project in Tauranga that will boost the Bay of Plenty’s economy and improve road safety.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges welcomes news that work on the final Hamilton section of the $2.1 billion Waikato Expressway will start in 2016, following the announcement of the successful tenderer today.
Proposed changes to a Land Transport Rule will allow buses to carry more passengers between New Zealand’s main centres and pave the way for hybrid diesel-electric buses, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced he has authorised an alliance between Qantas and American Airlines, which is expected to result in lower fares and more choice for passengers travelling between New Zealand and the USA.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has turned the first sod of a major urban cycleway that will connect Auckland’s eastern suburbs with the city centre.
The Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path is a key project in the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme which, once completed in 2018,
will allow people to walk, run or cycle from the east to the harbour and city centre.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has turned the sod for the next of the Government's Accelerated Transport Infrastructure Improvements projects being built in Auckland, the Southern Corridor Improvements Project.
Good morning everyone, and thanks for the opportunity to present to you today. I’d like to start by talking a little about the role Government plays in ensuring the safe, efficient and reliable supply of transport fuels, minimising barriers to competition, and promoting a competitive market.
Of course, environmental outcomes are also very important.
As Energy Ministers, the delivery of resilient energy infrastructure is at the heart of what we do.
Climate-proofing that infrastructure is an increasingly important part of that work as we seek to understand the growing uncertainties and challenges presented by climate change and extreme weather events.
A Chinese reality TV star’s plea for tourists to take care while driving in New Zealand will help spread the road safety message in one of our most popular tourist markets, Ministers Paula Bennett and Craig Foss say.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges says public transport users who deliberately avoid paying fares will face penalties under changes to the rules on fare evasion, which will be made to the Land Transport Act in 2016.
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming the multi-agency approach to increasing safety for visitors on our roads after meetings with mayors and other members of the Visiting Drivers project group.