GPS signals chances to how we invest in transport Integrated Planning Also Mentioned Yesterday the Transport Minister (Phil Twyford) released the final version of the Government Policy Statement for … Continue reading 2018-2028 Government Policy Statement (on Transport) Adopted. Large Changes Towards Rail and Transit
Next three years sees next phase of City Building operation Earlier today the Governing Body of Auckland Council’s ratified the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan – the Councils master budget … Continue reading Auckland Council Ratifies 10 Year Long Term Plan setting in motion Infrastructure Build
Green for Green From Auckland Council: Green Bond issue a success with $200 million raised for electric trains Published: 27 June 2018 Auckland Council has successfully raised $200 million from … Continue reading Auckland Council Green Bonds Issue (First One Ever) Helps Fund new Trains
Lots of things happening Tomorrow the Papakura Local Board meets for its monthly meeting. As always the Transport section of the meeting gives the most insights into what is … Continue reading Papakura Local Board Meeting Agenda June 2018: Transport Updates Including Park and Rides, And Bus Lanes
Prefab housing on its way In the week Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford laid out the land on how Prefab housing (housing built offsite to standardised designs, … Continue reading 5, 4, 3, 2, 1! PREFABS ARE A GO. Prefab Housing Inches Closer. Need to Make Sure it Caters to Typologies
Nodes bit vague – time to add some flesh to the bones! With the dust settled down and the Auckland Plan fully refreshed and operational it is now the … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 Has Nodes but they are a bit Skinny – Let’s Beef Up the Manukau Node #IntegratedPlanning
All in one urban planning Apologies for the run of Cities Skylines posts at the moment. Things got a bit busy over the last three weeks and will continue … Continue reading Today Biffa Teaches Us – OH MY GOODNESS – BOAT JAM!!! When Congestion Hits the Waterways in #CitiesSkylines . Also Integrated Planning!
Did anything actually change? The Auckland Regional Land Transport Program has been published and will go the Auckland Transport Board on June 20 for approval. Looking at the RLTP … Continue reading Auckland Regional Land Transport Program 2018-2028 Feedback and Report Going to AT Board – Did Anything Change?
One is a dream to one can be a total disaster to the other Two things today from my favourite game Cities Skylines! Which is the Nightmare and … Continue reading Urban Designer’s Dream or Nightmare #CitiesSkylines – Also Biffa Gives Lessons on Transport Management
Silo’ed thinking costs South Auckland opportunities The Manukau Bus Station is a project of missed opportunities, silos not talking to each other and the final consequence being no integrated … Continue reading Missed Transit Orientated Development in #OurManukau – How Not To Design a Bus Station as there Was No Integrated Planning Whatsoever!