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 Dr Jenny McArthur, a lecturer in Urban Infrastructure and Policy, University College London, think about it? In a guest editorial, McArthur gives her opinion on what needs to be done to solve the city's traffic woes.


: Each summer I return to Tauranga, where I spent much of my childhood. I am increasingly concerned about the ongoing expansion of road infrastructure to support the city's growth.


NZTA-led projects like the Welcome Bay