27 Jan 2019

Feedback sought on ways to ease Queenstown's traffic woes

5:32 pm on 27 January 2019

The authorities in Queenstown are seeking feedback from both locals and visitors as the resort town attempts to grapple with long-standing traffic problems.

Traffic in Queenstown. 13 December

Photo: RNZ / Tess Brunton

They want to hear about specific problems faced by motorists going from Queenstown Airport and the suburb of Frankton, to the town centre.

Congestion has plagued the suburb of Frankton in recent years.

The Queenstown Lakes District Council, the New Zealand Transport Agency and the Otago Regional Council want to formulate a solution.

District Mayor Jim Boult said it was a great opportunity to provide valuable insights.

He said the town's road network should be safe and easy.

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