The South is doing well yes – but lots of things to do Last Friday the NZ Herald ran their 28 page Project Auckland insert that looked at Auckland and … Continue reading #ProjectAuckland: How Does South Auckland Score? Also Homage to The Southern Initiative!
Trial benefits few, set up for failure I was umming and ooo-ing on whether to comment on the Hamilton to Papakura passenger rail service trial that was announced today. Given … Continue reading Hamilton to Papakura Passenger Rail an Example of Minister Twyford (and NZTA) Not Following His Own Advice: DO IT RIGHT FIRST TIME EVERY TIME
Next stage of public consultation is next year Last week Auckland Transport released the feedback report from 237 submitters who submitted to the Papakura Safer Communities program from earlier this … Continue reading Papakura Safer Communities Feedback Report from Auckland Transport
Council Annual Budget due for consultation in February That time of year again when Auckland Council goes about setting its Annual Plan aka the Budget for the next cycle. From … Continue reading Annual Plan 2019/2020 Set For Consultation. $2.5b Capital Expenditure including $1.2b on Transport
10% of our roads will be up for speed limit reviews Auckland Transport was never the fastest organisation to even react to what goes on around it. With serious and … Continue reading Auckland Transport Proceeds at Glacial Pace in Lowering Urban and Rural Speed-limits (and subsequent carnage)
Finding the methodology in NZTA’s decision making process Ever since it was reported in the Planning Committee of Auckland Council last month that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) were … Continue reading Information Act Request to NZTA on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Project. Which Way Will They Start?
Town half the size of Southern Auckland has functioning viable Light Rail I saw the following Tweet come up on my feed over the weekend and thought if they can … Continue reading If Newcastle can have Light Rail then there is No Excuses for Southern Auckland NOT to Have Light Rail by 2028
Still most are Brownfield developments Housing continues to perform strongly on the back of news residential construction is finally matching population growth while slowly clearing out the 48,000 housing deficit. … Continue reading October 2018 sees Second Highest Consenting for New Housing, Over 10,000 Completed thus far in 2018
Extending Light Rail to Weymouth would uplift most socially deprived area of Auckland while also staving off further Greenfield sprawl further south On Tuesday I wrote how Southern Auckland’s Rapid … Continue reading Weymouth Light Rail? Silly? Actually No as it would provide massive boost to area and Auckland as a whole!
Dynamic lanes and implementation plans coming 2019 I had sent one of my Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act requests to Auckland Transport and they have replied back. In … Continue reading Redoubt Road and Mill Road Northern Section Upgrades on their way