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Access Changes to Queen Street: Essential Vehicle Area (EVA) now in place

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Thursday 22 Sep 2022

On Queen Street, between Wakefield and Wellesley Streets, an Essential Vehicle Area (EVA) is now in place. This is part of the Wai Horoitiu Queen Street Project - read the latest newsletter here. 

It will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It means that only certain vehicles can access this part of Queen Street. They are:

  • Delivery vehicles
  • Goods vehicles
  • Utility vehicles
  • Emergency service vehicles
  • Vans
  • Trucks
  • Buses
  • Bicycles
  • Mopeds
  • Motorbikes

This video explains the changes:

To find out how to get around these new changes, head to the Betterway website.

Here is a map showing drop-offs and pick-ups around the EVA:

If you have any questions, contact the Queen Street project team at


 Below is a map showing loading and mobility parking in the area.