Does it make sense It seems Winston Peters of NZ First has created quite the flap about wanting to force Auckland’s port to move to Whangarei despite the economic … Continue reading The Carbon Cost of Importing Vehicles Through Alternative Ports. A Report to Port of Auckland
Month: August 2017
Auckland Rail Network Breaks 20 Million Passenger Trips Milestone Three Years Early
Government does not have a clue Today marks the Auckland rail network hitting 20 million passenger trips over a 12 month period. Is this significant? Yes it is. From … Continue reading Auckland Rail Network Breaks 20 Million Passenger Trips Milestone Three Years Early
Guest Lecture: Inter-Regional Planning and Sustainability
Relief value for Auckland Yesterday I gave a guest lecture to Environmental Planning at the University of Waikato on inter-regional planning and sustainability. My thanks to Professor Iain White … Continue reading Guest Lecture: Inter-Regional Planning and Sustainability
Airport Road Project a Disaster. Next Time Build the Rail Line
Oooops Well it was triumphed as getting traffic moving to the airport. Yesterday at 6am the Kirkbride/SH20A underpass was opened to traffic and at 6:15am it went all to … Continue reading Airport Road Project a Disaster. Next Time Build the Rail Line
#CitiesSkylines Goes Green
Originally posted on Ben's Cities:
EV Cars and Green options to be on offer It has been a while since I have been on Cities Skylines as I was…
A City For Cars or for People?!
Not flash Caught this yesterday on Twitter As an overseas visitor to Auckland, I felt very unwelcome as a pedestrian. Halsey/Wellesley area heavily prioritizes cars over people. pic.twitter.com/ea1XShlVlN … Continue reading A City For Cars or for People?!
Could Sydney Offer a Lesson on Light Rail for the Southern Airport Line?
Sydney Lessons With the Southern Airport Line (Airport to Manukau via Puhinui Station) committed as a bus-way by both Labour and National I wonder if Sydney’s light rail scheme … Continue reading Could Sydney Offer a Lesson on Light Rail for the Southern Airport Line?
Auckland Council Governing Body August Digests; Easter Sunday Trading Ban Remains
Easter Sunday Trading Ban Remains The vote was 20-1 (Desley Simpson of Orakei was the only one to vote against keeping the bans) and the debate was over pretty … Continue reading Auckland Council Governing Body August Digests; Easter Sunday Trading Ban Remains
Kiwi Rail Posts $52m Surplus
Quake dents Kiwi Rail Financials For those who say rail is not viable I have this from Kiwi Rail: Earthquake doesn’t diminish strong KiwiRail result 25 August 2017 12:12PM … Continue reading Kiwi Rail Posts $52m Surplus
UPDATED: Labour Commits to (Toll Free) Skypath!
Vision Zero Committed JUST IN: Labour cycling/walking policy:1. Vision Zero2. Urban Cycle fund cont.3. Local Neighbourhoods Fund4. SkyPath funded & toll freeYay! — Patrick Reynolds (@pv_reynolds) August 25, … Continue reading UPDATED: Labour Commits to (Toll Free) Skypath!