What does this mean for parking and transport?

​The wellbeing of our community and our team ​are our number one priority. We are closely monitoring the advice from the Government and Ministry of Health and will be updating our website as new information becomes available. ​​

What's happening with road works?
As per the guidance received from the Ministry of Transport (MoT), our maintenance teams will be focused on activities necessary to address immediate and short-term risks to human safety on the transport network​.

Any works including capital works that are not required for the safe and efficient operation of the transport network must be stood down until the end of the Alert Level 4 period.

Our transportation team will continue to receive and prioritise service requests from the public. Only service requests that address an identified immediate and short-term risk to human safety will be actioned.

What about parking?
Our parking team will continue to receive and prioritise service requests. Only service requests that address an identified immediate and short-term risk to human safety will be actioned.

On-street patrols (parking wardens) will be suspended until the end of the Alert Level 4 period. 

To minimise risk to the public and to ensure the security of the facility, the Garden Place carpark will also be closed to the public until further notice. 

Will the Transport Centre building close?​
Yes, to minimise risk to the public the Transport Centre building will be closed to the public from Tuesday 24 March until further notice.

The public toilet block outside the Transport Centre will remain open, however it will be operated with reduced hours of 7am to 7pm and with additional cleaning measures in place.​

Will buses still be running? 
Waikato Regional Council's bus services will continue to run, but in a limited capacity. Bus travel will only be available to people who work in an essential service or who need to use the bus to access an essential service, like healthcare or the supermarket. 
For all information in regards to bus services, please visit www.busit.co.nz or www.waikatoregion.govt.nz.

What is happening to Loop carshare?
Loop carshare will be removing all public carshares from Wednesday 24 March for a period of four weeks. For more information, please contact Loop.

What is happening to Lime e-scooters?​
Lime e-scooters have been removed from the streets and will remain out of service until further notice. For more information, please contact Lime. 

What is happening to taxis and Uber?
Taxis and Uber, will continue to operate within the city but at reduced service levels and with appropriate health measures in place. For more information, please contact the relevant service providers. 

Page reviewed: 27 Mar 2020 11:25am