Residents have been given a stark warning from Auckland Transport (AT), Newshub reveals, after more than 50,000 people drove in a restricted area in Queen Street since the start of July. AT revealed there has been widespread issues with compliance and warned a crackdown was imminent. “These changes came into effect on 8 July and we have issued over 51,000 warnings since then. From September 12, those who have already received a warning and continue to use the EVA area [‘Essential Vehicle Area’ on Queen Street] will be issued a $150 fine,” Auckland Transport said.