The Government is not even a week old yet it certainly feels that has done more that the previous administration ever did in it’s nine years. Mayor Phil Goff is … Continue reading A Taste of Future Auckland (with Transit)
Planning crucial for these high growth areas Yesterday Statistics New Zealand released population growth for the full year ending June 30, 2017 for both the nation and the 21 … Continue reading Upper North Island Continues Population Surge
Some quick transit wins in 100 days With Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern due to announce her Cabinet today and to go to the Governor General on Thursday it is … Continue reading Election 2017 Over. Now For Some Runs on the Board with Quick Transit Wins
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