Associate Minister of Transport, Shane Jones has today announced a number of initiatives to encourage regional economic development.
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The 2017 social cost of road crashes and injuries update shows the total social cost of motor vehicle injury crashes in 2016. This is estimated at $4.17 billion
University of Canterbury (UC) Professor Simon Kingham has been named the first Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry of Transport | Te Manatū Waka.
The Ministry’s Briefing to the Incoming Minister (BIM) has been released, following the 2017 General Election.
Our transport sector is experiencing a period of rapid technological change and is influenced by many uncertain factors such as consumer preferences and the future size and make-up of our population. The ways in which we travel and move our freight around the country constantly change and will no doubt look much different in 25 years. That’s why it’s important to understand the drivers of change and what the future for transport may look like as we head into the mid-21st Century.
The International Transport Forum has produced a report simulating the potential effects of shared mobility in Auckland. Shared mobility refers to the use of shared taxis taking up to six passengers or taxi-buses taking 8-16 passengers.
MoT has released its Annual Vehicle Fleet statistics. These show the fleet size, number of vehicles and distance travelled per capita all growing during 2016.
Secretary for Transport Peter Mersi has today confirmed his new senior leadership team, which comes into effect on 2 October 2017.
Secretary for Transport Peter Mersi has welcomed the report of the State Services Commission investigation into the protection of whistle-blowers.
The report was launched by the Associate Minister of Transport in June 2017. The report summarises the New Zealand transport system and provides key facts.