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.

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.

But what does the mayor think about it? In a special guest editorial, Greg Brownless gives his opinion on why the problem has happened, what needs to be done and who needs to step up to help solve it.

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