Light phase change at K'rd / Symonds Street intersection

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Reported in the Traffic lights category anonymously at 18:25, Wed 16 February 2011

Sent to Auckland Transport 1 min later.

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After wondering why the traffic is suddenly horrendous on K'rd in the evening, I have now noticed a sign on the traffic lights saying 'light phasing changed' - has this been in the last few days/week?? I work on K'rd and have driven to the motorway via this road for the past year with no issues what so ever. The last 2 days have been an absolute nightmare!! It has taken 25mins minimum to get from the K'rd bridge to the M'way onramp, traffic is backed up and at a virtual standstill. I'm wondering/presuming the light change coincides with this?? If it is, im sure the bus drivers are also feeling a bit peeved as they are also caught up in this mahem! If the light phasing has just been changed then I hope there are camera's or something operating to show the effects it has had. Traffic flowed quite freely by all accounts prior to this!

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It is good to see Motorist get the "light phasing changed" signs, which is more than pedestrians got, however Grafton Bridge Traffic did not get anything, which is why I walked across the road at the wrong time thinking the lights had gone faulty on Tuesday - 8th February.
Thanks for the phasing change which allows traffic turning left down Symonds street a free turn not held up by pedestrians. Before only 3-4 cars were getting through at peak time, now it's almost the whole queue. As a pedestrian it's also nice to have a dedicated pedestrian crossing time, you're not in danger of being run over any more (I live locally and walk or drive through here almost every day)
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