Gridlock

Tauranga's traffic congestion is out of control, with new figures showing an alarming increase in the vehicle count at 10 of our busiest intersections.

But what does Heidi Hughes, a member of the transport advocacy group Greater Tauranga, think about it? In a guest editorial, Hughes gives her opinion on why the city is struggling with traffic and what needs to be done and who needs to solve it.

COMMENT:

The Bay of Plenty has become the Bay of Plenty of traffic, and we're not happy about it.

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