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More than 4000 Aucklanders have their say on parking

1 August 2014

More than 4000 Aucklanders have their say on parking

A late rush has seen around 4300 groups and individuals make submissions on a discussion document which will help shape the future of parking in the Auckland region.

Auckland Transport consulted for two months on issues such as the cost of on and off-street parking, the provision of parking on main arterial roads, residential parking zones and permits, and park and ride facilities.

Submissions are now being collated and analysed. The next step will be to draw up a region-wide parking policy which will be based on information from those submissions.

A report on key themes and possible policy responses is expected to be reported back to the board of Auckland Transport in September.

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