29 Mar 2022

Auckland Transport plans to free some roads of parked cars

From Checkpoint, 5:13 pm on 29 March 2022

Park you car on the street? If you are on a main road in Tāmaki Makaurau that space could be gone in the next few years.

Auckland Transport's draft parking strategy proposes less on-street parking and more space for buses and cycleways along the city's main arterial routes.

It also plans to introduce fees for the city's bus park and rides. The plan's been met with some fierce resistance, but AT says the mentality of public space for a private parks has to go.

Here's our reporter Nick Truebridge and cameraman Nick Monro.