Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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NZ’s first fully electric bus fleet hits the road in Palmerston North

Horizons Regional Council has today marked the launch of New Zealand's first fully electric bus network. The new network, delivered by the Council and contracted...

New Palmy electric bus fleet delayed

Horizons Regional Council says international shipping issues have delayed Palmerston North's new electric bus fleet arriving in Aotearoa New Zealand, with subsequent flow-on impacts...

Public transport boost for Whanganui Vintage Weekend

Getting to Whanganui Vintage Weekend will be easy, with Connect - Horizons Regional Transport and Whanganui District Council announcing increased and free public transport...

New Year buses electric news for Waipā

Passengers using the Cambridge and Te Awamutu/Kihikihi bus services to Hamilton may notice a few changes in the New Year as the first stage...

Pets on buses talks in motion

Environment Canterbury Regional Council's Transport, Urban Development and Air Quality Committee has supported a notice of motion to include a policy on ‘Pets on...

Waikato welcomes first electric bus

Waikato’s first electric bus will take to the streets of Taupō from Monday, replacing the current diesel vehicle, which has been a mainstay of...

Council urges action ahead of Pest Free deadline

Auckland Council is urging transport operators working close to the islands in the Hauraki Gulf to apply for a Pest Free Warrant before they...

Dunedin bus patronage surges ahead

Bus patronage in Dunedin has surged, with more than 850,000 passengers jumping aboard between July and September this year - an increase of 31%...

Fleetcoach named Australasian safety champion

Christchurch-based company, Fleetcoach, has been crowned best fleet safety product at the 2023 Australasian Fleet Champions Awards for its online driver training platform. The annual...

Govt funding fuels Environment Canterbury’s electric future

Environment Canterbury has welcomed funding from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency towards its continued work to decarbonise its fleet.   It has received funding from the...

Australian Govt green lights wider, safer trucks

AUSTRALIA The Australian trucking industry has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to allow wider, safer trucks on the nation's roads. The Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport,...

Christchurch e-rangers hit the road

Christchurch City Council rangers are moving toward being ‘e-rangers’ with the arrival of two new electric utes. The twin cab utes are a new addition...

Pay by Plate to park in Pōneke

Wellington City Council is updating the city’s parking meter system with new Pay by Plate meters. Pay by Plate is a paperless system that uses...

Technical hitch derails new GoBay schedule

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council's GoBay website has experienced a technical hitch today, meaning the bus fleet's revised schedule isn’t online as planned. Council Transport Manager,...

Hawke’s Bay buses back on the road

Popular GoBay bus routes and extensions will be reinstated on Monday 28 August, after being parked since Cyclone Gabrielle, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council announced...