13th February Presentation date Planning Committee Chair Councillor Chris Darby has given approval for me to give a brief presentation to the Committee on the Southern Airport Line. The … Continue reading Presentation to Planning Committee on Southern Airport Line a Go!
Will it happen or will it not? Today is Tuesday the day after Auckland Anniversary where most of the population in New Zealand gets an extra day’s Summer holiday. … Continue reading The Age of the City Continues. 2018 Marks Next Phase of Auckland’s Evolution – (a Brief Look into 2018)
I think it can We know of heavy rail (conventional passenger and freight trains) and light rail (trams or metro style trains that can operate within a road corridor … Continue reading UK Looks at Lite Light Rail. Could It Have Applications for Auckland?
Draft Regional Land Transport Plan right out from the 1960’s UPDATE: From the Transport Minister I’ve had sincere apology from AT chair Lester Levy for internal “budget” document mistakenly … Continue reading UPDATED: (AT Chair Apologies to Minister) Draft RLTP From @AklTransport Signals Wholescale Cuts to Transit and Cycling While Wanting MOAR ROADS
Rethinking our low and medium density suburbs This appeared originally at LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/urban-design-geography-green-utility-vs-city-budget-ben-ross/ Cities Skylines (the urban simulator from Paradox – Colossal Order) has from time to time provided … Continue reading Urban Design, Urban geography and Green utility vs the City Budget. A #CitiesSkylines Lesson
Making most of the situation There seems to be a bit of movement with Light Rail as Auckland Transport and Greater Auckland make the case for the Northern Airport … Continue reading The Southern Airport Line and Transit Orientated Developments. Rethinking Transit and Developments in Auckland
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Could Cities Skylines transit network redesign offer hints for Auckland’s poor accessibility to transit? ? Yesterday a paper was released by MRCageny on accessibility…
Sydney’s Third City continues to be live Urban Geography experiment A debate on Sydney’s second and third cities has popped up again as Sydney’s west continues its phenomenal population … Continue reading #SummerSeries 17/18 Revisiting the Twin Cities Concept – Parramatta and Manukau
Auckland Plan and Airport Lines mark the way forward for Auckland As New Zealand slowly winds its way back to work (Auckland won’t be back to full power until … Continue reading #SummerSeries 17/18 – 2018 Marks the Way Forward
What one does when its peak sun or peak tropical rain! Summer time is when I can squeeze quite a bit of Cities Skylines in if one doesn’t want … Continue reading #SummerSeries 17/18: To 2018 with Ben’s #CitiesSkylines