New Auckland Transport boss aims to fix bus chaos

New Auckland Transport boss aims to fix bus chaos
New AT chief executive Dean Kimpton wants to boost public transport levels to pre-covid levels. (Image: Auckland Transport)
Oliver Lewis
After a frustrating period of cancellations, Auckland bus commuters can expect to see improved levels of service by the end of the year.So says new Auckland Transport (AT) chief executive Dean Kimpton, a self-confessed optimist and bus user himself who started in the role in April with an 18-month mandate to affect change at the council-controlled organisation.Kimpton accepted a fixed-term position, but said he didn’t apply for the permanent role when the AT board was seeking a new CEO to replace Shane Ellison. An overseas candidate signe...

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