Briefing for  Birkenhead College 30 July 2004 Peter Winder Director Transport Auckland Regional Council
Auckland is harbours & volcanos ..
1915
1945
1975
2001
Car Availability
Age structure of population
Auckland Region Population Change (1911 – 2046) 0 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 1,400,000 1,600,000 ...
∙ Estimated population of 1.3 million – and  growing ∙ Expected to reach 2 million by 2050 ∙ 49 people, 35 new vehicles an...
Auckland Region Anticipated Population Change 2001 - 2021
Auckland Region Anticipated Employment Change 2001 - 2021
Journey to Work Trips by Mode
Accessibility
 
 
Traffic Flows    
Average Travel Speeds on Motorway Network – Morning Peak
Average Travel Speeds on Motorway Network – Interpeak
∙  Reshaping Auckland   – achieving the growth strategy ∙  Moving Auckland   – improving mobility by providing peak capaci...
Network Overview: The PT network can be described as a 3 layered PT Hierarchy   Comprehensive Base Layer - Bus <ul><li>Acc...
The Rapid Transit Network aims to provide an attractive alternative to car use <ul><li>High Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>Ow...
 
<ul><li>2-way Busway betw Constellation Dve & Esmonde Rd; 1 way betw Esmonde Rd & Harbour Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>5 on-li...
<ul><li>Britomart Rail/Bus Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Station upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Rollingstock upgrades </li><...
<ul><li>Inner Harbour services continue to be well used </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemented by services from Half Moon Bay & Pi...
The Major Bus Routes are the ‘Workhorse’ of the PT network <ul><li>Many follow the routes of the old tram lines </li></ul>...
 
 
The Base Network of Bus Services <ul><li>Generally the aim is for Auckland residents to be within 500m of a bus service </...
PT Patronage Trend - increasing for 10 years
PT Patronage by Mode
<ul><li>$ (M) </li></ul><ul><li>North Shore Busway 177 </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Fixed Infrastructure* 724 </li></ul><ul><li>...
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Auckland public transport issues presentation - 30 july 04 - birkenhead college by peter winder

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A presentation to our Year 12 Geography class by Peter Winder (former pupil and then Director Transport Planning, Auckland Regional Council)

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Auckland public transport issues presentation - 30 july 04 - birkenhead college by peter winder

  1. 1. Briefing for Birkenhead College 30 July 2004 Peter Winder Director Transport Auckland Regional Council
  2. 2. Auckland is harbours & volcanos ..
  3. 3. 1915
  4. 4. 1945
  5. 5. 1975
  6. 6. 2001
  7. 7. Car Availability
  8. 8. Age structure of population
  9. 9. Auckland Region Population Change (1911 – 2046) 0 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 1,400,000 1,600,000 1,800,000 2,000,000 2,200,000 2,400,000 2,600,000 1911 1921 1931 1941 1951 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011 2021 2031 2041 Auckland Population Urban Area Region (census) Low forecast (Stats NZ) Medium forecast (Stats NZ) High forecast (Stats NZ)
  10. 10. ∙ Estimated population of 1.3 million – and growing ∙ Expected to reach 2 million by 2050 ∙ 49 people, 35 new vehicles and 21 homes added each day ∙ The challenge: how do we deal with growth and still retain a great place to live and work Where Are We Heading?
  11. 11. Auckland Region Anticipated Population Change 2001 - 2021
  12. 12. Auckland Region Anticipated Employment Change 2001 - 2021
  13. 13. Journey to Work Trips by Mode
  14. 14. Accessibility
  15. 17. Traffic Flows    
  16. 18. Average Travel Speeds on Motorway Network – Morning Peak
  17. 19. Average Travel Speeds on Motorway Network – Interpeak
  18. 20. ∙ Reshaping Auckland – achieving the growth strategy ∙ Moving Auckland – improving mobility by providing peak capacity and moving people ∙ Building Community – providing basic accessibility for all to be part of the community ∙ Environmental sustainability – contributing to sustainability by energy efficiency and fewer emissions Key PT objectives
  19. 21. Network Overview: The PT network can be described as a 3 layered PT Hierarchy Comprehensive Base Layer - Bus <ul><li>Accessibility Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Wide coverage at basic service level </li></ul>Major Bus Route Layer <ul><li>High Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>On-Road Bus Priority </li></ul>Rapid Transit Layer <ul><li>Very High Frequency in Own Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Rail, Ferry, Busway </li></ul>
  20. 22. The Rapid Transit Network aims to provide an attractive alternative to car use <ul><li>High Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>Own right-of-way </li></ul><ul><li>Unaffected by traffic congestion </li></ul>Characteristics <ul><li>Northern Busway </li></ul><ul><li>Central Transit Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Rail: Southern, Western & Isthmus corridors </li></ul><ul><li>Ferry services </li></ul>Services
  21. 24. <ul><li>2-way Busway betw Constellation Dve & Esmonde Rd; 1 way betw Esmonde Rd & Harbour Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>5 on-line stations, many with P+R </li></ul><ul><li>Suburban stations </li></ul>Fully operational 2008
  22. 25. <ul><li>Britomart Rail/Bus Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Station upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Rollingstock upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency increases </li></ul><ul><li>Increased operating hours </li></ul>Rail now carries 6% of PT patronage
  23. 26. <ul><li>Inner Harbour services continue to be well used </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemented by services from Half Moon Bay & Pine Harbour </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Harbour services ave now begun </li></ul>Ferry now carries 7% of PT patronage
  24. 27. The Major Bus Routes are the ‘Workhorse’ of the PT network <ul><li>Many follow the routes of the old tram lines </li></ul><ul><li>Historically CBD focused </li></ul><ul><li>In recent years Cross-town services have been added </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively high frequency (minimum 10-15 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>Many have bus priority measures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bus Lanes, Signal Pre-emption, Bus Advance at Signals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aim is to provide higher level of infrastructure and information support than for base services </li></ul>
  25. 30. The Base Network of Bus Services <ul><li>Generally the aim is for Auckland residents to be within 500m of a bus service </li></ul><ul><li>A minimum level of bus service is maintained in all areas to enable residents to access the PT Network </li></ul><ul><li>This is particularly important for people without access to private motor vehicles </li></ul>
  26. 31. PT Patronage Trend - increasing for 10 years
  27. 32. PT Patronage by Mode
  28. 33. <ul><li>$ (M) </li></ul><ul><li>North Shore Busway 177 </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Fixed Infrastructure* 724 </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Rolling Stock* 336 </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Electrification 103 </li></ul><ul><li>Ferry Terminals 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Central Transit Corridor 19 </li></ul><ul><li>* Best Estimate – currently being reviewed </li></ul>Major PT Infrastructure

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