Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch and Dunedin big winners Winston Peter’s fiery speech last night on wanting a change of direction would be what sealed it for a new regime – … Continue reading New Regime = New Hope for our Major Urban Centres!
All about the budget As Winston Peters announces which way he will well swing today (Labour or National) I have a short but sharp message when it comes … Continue reading Talk is Cheap. Transport Authorities Need to Put Money Where Their Mouth Is With Transport
Squabbles set back bus lanes but they are coming Last month I had filed a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request into the update on the construction … Continue reading Great South Road Bus Lanes Set for Late 2018 after Internal Squabbles in Auckland Transport
Making areas more people friendly In light of Auckland Transport being given a few decent serves over their “priorities” around transportation the transport body is finally getting around to … Continue reading Auckland Transport to Launch Safer Community Program in Papakura and Mangere Bridge
Road toll consequence of wrong priorities This is a letter to the incoming Minister of Transport outlining the mess our transport system is in. To the incoming Minister … Continue reading A Letter to the Minister of Transport: Pull Finger and Sort the Mess that is our Transport System
Debate lopsided The debate around the Port of Auckland was certainly lopsided. For the record I agree with Councillors Christine Fletcher and Efeso Collins in delaying ANY talk about … Continue reading MEGA READ: Can’t Talk About Port of Auckland Without Talking About South Auckland. IT’S CALLED INDUSTRY STUPID!
People first Given the carnage on the roads and our urban areas just being plain ugly for people to walk about it is time to have a talk about … Continue reading Time to Talk Speed – That is Residential Speed Limits Being Lowered
Doing the business Given there seems to be a bit of chatter around ATEED’s expenses (again) and now one on staff travel (I am neutral on this providing a … Continue reading Council Continues to Streamline Procuement in Benefit of Auckland
Committee resolves next step in moving the port From Auckland Council: Decision digest | Planning Committee – 10 October 2017 Council considers Port Future Study recommendations The recommendations of the Port Future … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests October 17: Port On the Move – Eventually
When will our Transport Body learn The Ti Rakau Drive improvements from Auckland Transport I had come across by chance thanks to a tweet coming across my Tweetdeck. Auckland … Continue reading Auckland Transport Slow to Learn Lessons on Better Transport