52% support fuel levy From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff Clear support by Aucklanders for regional fuel tax The regional fuel tax (RFT) has received majority support … Continue reading “Clear” support by Aucklanders for regional fuel tax – Says Colmar Brunton Poll
Freedom of information, thought, discussion and critique An interesting column came up from the London School of Economics on academic publishing. Traditionally when an academic wants to publish it … Continue reading Talking Southern Auckland – My Digital Platform and Repository on All Things Urban Geography
Money committed to Kauri Dieback From Auckland Council: Finance and Performance committee approve $740,000 for Kauri Dieback Published: 17 April 2018 Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance committee today approved up … Continue reading Decision Digest : Finance and Performance Committee – March 2018
Public Notification set for new apartment/hotel tower in Manukau City Centre Last week someone gave me the heads up via the Tweeters that a new hotel and serviced apartment … Continue reading New 16 Storey Hotel and Serviced Apartment Complex Set for Manukau #ourmanukau #TransformManukau Part 28
Stoddard Road sub optimal In my Thursday post Northern Airport Line (Central Line) Accelerated? Auckland Transport Say Extremely Risky While CRL is being Built I outlined three risks that could scuttle the … Continue reading Where to Place the Light Rail Depot for the Northern Airport Line?
Risks in carrying out accelerated program for Northern Airport Line (Central Line) In the document dump by Auckland Council recently on Light Rail to the Airport (the Northern Airport … Continue reading Northern Airport Line (Central Line) Accelerated? Auckland Transport Say Extremely Risky While CRL is being Built
Incoming shake up? I caught this in between the 6pm News headlines yesterday: New Zealand Transport Agency Chair appointed HON PHIL TWYFORD – 11 APRIL 2018 Transport Transport Minister … Continue reading Transport Minister Announces New Chair for New Zealand Transport Agency – NZTA
Clean-up continues around Auckland From Auckland Council and Civil Defence: Clean-up continues around Auckland From Director of Auckland Emergency Management, John Dragicevich. Auckland Emergency Management has been working closely … Continue reading Auckland Council and Civil Defence Update #2: Clean-up continues around Auckland
Something needs to be done The question is not Auckland’s “poor” be stung by the fuel taxes, it is the poor being stung by sitting in worsening traffic (burning … Continue reading Fuel Taxes: Tax On the “Poor” or Investing in Our Lower Socio-Economic Groups on Equity Grounds?
Reacting? Auckland Council yesterday decided to drop a presser on the Northern Airport Line (City Centre to Dominion Road). This is what it said. From Our Auckland: Light rail … Continue reading Auckland Council Announces Northern Airport Line (forgets its Southern sibbling)