Minister Parker “saves the day” Or did he? From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff: New deal makes “Wynyard hybrid” proposal a viable option for America’s Cup The … Continue reading America’s Cup Bases At Wynyard Quarter Confirmed. A Bit of Both!
Presentations and Congestion Yesterday the Planning Committee met for the first time for 2018. Congestion, Auckland Urban Design, Airport Rail and Regional Rapid Rail were all topics debated or … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests – February 2018: Congestion, Urban Design, Airport Rail and Regional Rapid Rail!
Two complementary Lines Today two presentations will be given on two different but complementary projects to unlock not only Auckland but the Upper North Island. The first presentation to … Continue reading Rapid Regional Rail and the Southern Airport Line
Punish but not prevent The Mayor Phil Goff has launched an initiative to “combat” illegal dumping currently plaguing Auckland. From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff: Mayor … Continue reading Mayor Wants Crackdown on Dumping. No Initiatives to Prevent Dumping
Where is the action I see yet another housing taskforce has been set up to solve the housing crisis. From Radio New Zealand: Auckland crisis working group seeks fix … Continue reading More Chit Chat: Another Housing Taskforce Gathers to Solve Auckland’s Housing Crisis…
Presentation a go On February 13 I will be giving a presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee (chaired by Councillor Chris Darby) on the Southern Airport Line. The … Continue reading Southern Airport Line Presentation – All set to Go for February 13 to Planning Committee
AV’s and their consequences on the Urban Geography environment There has been a lot of chatter around how Autonomous Vehicles could help out congested cities. This concept needs a … Continue reading Autonomous Vehicles, Transit, The City and Urban Geography. An Urban Geographer’s Look
The 20 minute neighbourhood Often I/we have talked the 800 metre/10 minute walk up catchment to a transit stop where that transit takes us to the City Centre or … Continue reading Sociable Neighbourhoods: Reconnecting Isolated Suburbia
Insights into two large planning documents out for your say this month The Auckland Plan is currently under going its mandatory refresh while the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan is … Continue reading #AKLConversations on The Auckland Plan Refresh and Long Term Plan (Transport and Environment)
13th February Presentation date Planning Committee Chair Councillor Chris Darby has given approval for me to give a brief presentation to the Committee on the Southern Airport Line. The … Continue reading Presentation to Planning Committee on Southern Airport Line a Go!