Auckland Transport

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Auckland Transport (AT) is the council-controlled organisation (CCO) of Auckland Council responsible for transport projects and services. It was established by section 38 of the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009, and operates under that act and the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010.

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Auckland Transport
TypeCouncil-controlled organisation
PredecessorAuckland Regional Transport Authority and the transport functions of the former councils
Founded1 November 2010; 12 years ago (2010-11-01)
New Zealand
Area served
Auckland Region
Key people
Adrienne Young-Cooper
Non-executive chair,
Mark Lambert
Interim chief executive officer
ServicesOperation, maintenance, design and construction of transport infrastructure and transport services, and (some) strategic planning
Revenue$1.36 billion (as of 2010)[1]
OwnerAuckland Council
Number of employees
1700+ (2019)[2]

Auckland Transport began operating from 1 November 2010, at the inauguration of Auckland Council. It assumed the role of the Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) and the combined transport functions of Auckland's seven city and district councils, all of which were disestablished.