New figures show an alarming increase in the vehicle count at 10 of our busiest intersections.

The Bay of Plenty Times today launches Gridlock – Tauranga's No. 1 issue, a series examining what's gone wrong, the chokepoints and how bad they have become and the impact on people, businesses and the wider city.

Dylan Thorne gives his opinion on what is at stake if nothing is done to address the problem.



Tauranga is a great place to live, but it is facing a big, unyielding problem – its overloaded transport network.

I, like many others, have had enough of