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Safe School Streets

Safe School Streets is a pilot programme that AT is trialling with a number of schools around Auckland. The programme sees temporary measures introduced around a school before any long-term solutions are implemented. The changes are designed to increase safety outside schools, reduce the number of vehicles during peak times and encourage more students and their families to walk and cycle to and from school each day.

Auckland Transport is taking a Vision Zero approach to road safety. This means we are striving to have zero deaths or serious injuries on our transport system by 2050. To achieve this, we are working to create a more forgiving road network that recognises that we are human and make mistakes. But those mistakes should not mean someone dies or is seriously injured on our roads.

During the school holidays in July 2020, AT has installed several interim street changes that align with the one-day event from 2020.

The interim changes include:

  • Drop-off and pick-up/park and walk zones. We encourage parents/caregivers to drop children off at these drop-off zones.
    • July-October. These are located at the Alamein and Cassino cul-de-sacs, which can both be accessed via Hargest Terrace, and on Ōwairaka Avenue.
    • November onwards. Vehicle access to Range View Road is currently restricted to residents due to infrastructure works as part of a new residential development separate to AT. Once complete, further zones will be available, in Murray Halberg Park carpark and on Dunkirk Terrace.

  • Restricted parking. There will be no school parking on the school side of Richardson Road for parents during drop off/pick up times, however, parking for parents will be available at a number of park and walk locations. Vehicle access to Dunkirk Terrace and the Murray Halberg Parking Area will be restricted to residents only until infrastructure works, as part of a new residential development separate to AT, on Range View Road are completed.

  • Unlocked gate. The school gate located in Murray Halberg Park will be unlocked and opened during the interim phase. Entry via this school gate is the quickest way to get to school from Murray Halberg Park and Alamein Terrace.


To have your say visit: https://at.govt.nz/projects-roadworks/safe-school-streets/



Safe School Streets

Safe School Streets is a pilot programme that AT is trialling with a number of schools around Auckland. The programme sees temporary measures introduced around a school before any long-term solutions are implemented. The changes are designed to increase safety outside schools, reduce the number of vehicles during peak times and encourage more students and their families to walk and cycle to and from school each day.

Auckland Transport is taking a Vision Zero approach to road safety. This means we are striving to have zero deaths or serious injuries on our transport system by 2050. To achieve this, we are working to create a more forgiving road network that recognises that we are human and make mistakes. But those mistakes should not mean someone dies or is seriously injured on our roads.

During the school holidays in July 2020, AT has installed several interim street changes that align with the one-day event from 2020.

The interim changes include:

  • Drop-off and pick-up/park and walk zones. We encourage parents/caregivers to drop children off at these drop-off zones.
    • July-October. These are located at the Alamein and Cassino cul-de-sacs, which can both be accessed via Hargest Terrace, and on Ōwairaka Avenue.
    • November onwards. Vehicle access to Range View Road is currently restricted to residents due to infrastructure works as part of a new residential development separate to AT. Once complete, further zones will be available, in Murray Halberg Park carpark and on Dunkirk Terrace.

  • Restricted parking. There will be no school parking on the school side of Richardson Road for parents during drop off/pick up times, however, parking for parents will be available at a number of park and walk locations. Vehicle access to Dunkirk Terrace and the Murray Halberg Parking Area will be restricted to residents only until infrastructure works, as part of a new residential development separate to AT, on Range View Road are completed.

  • Unlocked gate. The school gate located in Murray Halberg Park will be unlocked and opened during the interim phase. Entry via this school gate is the quickest way to get to school from Murray Halberg Park and Alamein Terrace.


To have your say visit: https://at.govt.nz/projects-roadworks/safe-school-streets/