Nodes bit vague – time to add some flesh to the bones! With the dust settled down and the Auckland Plan fully refreshed and operational it is now the … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 Has Nodes but they are a bit Skinny – Let’s Beef Up the Manukau Node #IntegratedPlanning
All in one urban planning Apologies for the run of Cities Skylines posts at the moment. Things got a bit busy over the last three weeks and will continue … Continue reading Today Biffa Teaches Us – OH MY GOODNESS – BOAT JAM!!! When Congestion Hits the Waterways in #CitiesSkylines . Also Integrated Planning!
Did anything actually change? The Auckland Regional Land Transport Program has been published and will go the Auckland Transport Board on June 20 for approval. Looking at the RLTP … Continue reading Auckland Regional Land Transport Program 2018-2028 Feedback and Report Going to AT Board – Did Anything Change?
One is a dream to one can be a total disaster to the other Two things today from my favourite game Cities Skylines! Which is the Nightmare and … Continue reading Urban Designer’s Dream or Nightmare #CitiesSkylines – Also Biffa Gives Lessons on Transport Management
Silo’ed thinking costs South Auckland opportunities The Manukau Bus Station is a project of missed opportunities, silos not talking to each other and the final consequence being no integrated … Continue reading Missed Transit Orientated Development in #OurManukau – How Not To Design a Bus Station as there Was No Integrated Planning Whatsoever!
Council holds no central database on parks and residents Parks and open space are one of the two green lungs of any city with urban forests and the rural … Continue reading Oh Dear Auckland Council – You Are In A Bit of a Mess With OUR Parks (they have no idea where they are)
Ummm which way Auckland Transport? It is the case of are we going to do the bus lanes down the Great South Road from Manukau Station Road to Papakura … Continue reading UPDATE: The Case of the On-again, Off-again, and On-Again Great South Road Bus Lanes
Now for some legislation I have believed that we need a Planning Ministry that oversees both Planning and urban development in New Zealand. The Australian State Governments have their … Continue reading Housing and Urban Development Minister Twyford’s Urban Development Super Ministry Draws Closer
Staff under spend a worry though From Auckland Council: Quarterly Performance shows council finances remain on track Published: 6 June 2018 Auckland Council is performing well against agreed budgets, according … Continue reading Council Finances Continue to Track Well – On Track for Full Year Surplus
18 months of work, 18,000 submissions, 300 major changes and 100% success rate! 18 months of work, 18,000 submissions, 300 major changes and 100% success rate from my submission … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 Passes and Goes Live. Now to Node Frameworks, ‘Targets’ and Parks