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Invitation to media briefing: CDB Taxi management

MEDIA ADVISORY


30 July 2003


Invitation to media briefing: Taxi management in CBD

On Wednesday 6 August Auckland City’s Transport Committee will consider a report outlining options to manage taxis in the central city area. Auckland City is looking to develop a safer and better taxi service for the public.

Copies of the report to the Transport committee, details of a research study of residents’ use and perceptions of taxis in the city, and a taxi rank use survey will be provided at a special media briefing:

When: Friday 1 August 2003
10.45am* – copies of the report to be provided
11am* - briefing
Where: Town Hall Council Chamber, entrance off Queen St

Council representatives available at the briefing will include Councillor Greg McKeown, chairperson of Transport Committee, Chris Geerlings and Bob Stanton from Auckland City traffic and roading services, and representatives of NZ Police, LTSA and taxi companies.

* Please RSVP by midday Thursday 31 July to Carol carol.soundy@aucklandcity.govt.nz

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