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Turnout looking good From Auckland Council Steady heart beat as Aucklanders vote Electors from across the region can see how the vote tally is rising – north, south, west, … Continue reading #VoteAKL Update – September 27
Trying the driving mod around the City for the first time was like WOAH (had to turn the sensitivity down).
However, given I did the first drive around in evening rush-hour followed by a standard week night it gave some very fascinating insights to the movement of people and freight.
Congestion in the rush hour was mostly contained to some of the bigger intersections. But the night activity was more of a surprise with the City rather alive. You can’t say Layton City is not a 24/7 city – with a 24/7 transit system.
One thing you won’t find in Layton City is end to end congestion. Checking the congestion maps regularly most of the roads are in condition green with only a few spots near major interchanges “congested.”
Even at night time in the leisure and tourist districts the roads are pretty smooth running apart from the Casino/Expo Centre sector which has trams, taxis and service vehicles all servicing the area.
Actually and rather surprisingly Layton City really hums at night even on a week night unlike Auckland which seems to go entirely dead…
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Your new bus services starting October After three years of work since the consultation was done the new South Auckland Bus Network rolls out of October 30 (the same … Continue reading New South Auckland Bus Network Timetables Out
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Make sure you get your vote in From Auckland Council: Voting opens for Auckland local body elections Individual voting packs arrive between 16 and 21 September Voting opens on … Continue reading Voting for #VoteAKL Opens Friday 16 September