No Google Maps is not the answer!!! Wayfinding (that is public information being readily available to help you find your way) and public loos – something Auckland really lacks … Continue reading Wayfinding (and Public Loos and Showers) – Something Auckland Needs to “Mature” In
Untangle the traffic, open the mall UPDATE: The Option B link from Neilson Street to Onehunga Mall via the foreshore is down Victoria Street not Galway Street When I … Continue reading NZTA East West Link/Connections Option B and What to Do With Neilson Street/Onehunga Mall
Airport Line could trigger unwanted consequences Cities are complicated. These three things can all happen at same time, even in same metro: 1) increasing gentrification; 2) increasing … Continue reading Gentrification: What Has Geographers Banging Their Heads Against the Walls and Has Planners in Knots While Auckland is Not Immune!
We need to make our Cities more inclusive Yesterday my old University – the University of Auckland held one of its 2018 Winter Lecture Series yesterday. This particular lecture … Continue reading Actual Liveable Cities – How to Build Inclusive Cities. A University of Auckland Winter Lecture
Sam Bur takes one last spin in his City and tells us What Makes a City Sam Bur is another Youtuber along with Biffa who I watch for Cities … Continue reading One Last Look at a #CitiesSkylines City. Also Real Time Mod Updates and allows REALISTIC JOURNEYS – HERE COMES THE SOUTHERN MOTORWAY!
Consultation to start for McLennan Park Paths and Great South Road Transit/Bus Lanes The Papakura Local Board has its monthly business meeting tomorrow. As always you can see the … Continue reading Papakura August 2018 Local Board Agenda Transport Update: Park Paths, Transit Lanes and Bus Stations
Some rather large Urban Geography lessons for NZTA Momentum continues for both the Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (the Southern Airport Line) and the City Centre to Mangere (Northern … Continue reading Airport to Botany Rapid Transit Offers Salient Lessons for City Centre to Mangere Light Rail
Something so simple yet so hard? Okay it is Tuesday somewhere in the world but this tweet sums it up nicely #TransformationTuesdays Limiting vehicular access allows cities to … Continue reading Humanising Streets
Making best use of all worlds While attention is focused on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail and the potential to uplift the City Centre (especially in terms of … Continue reading A Transit Line, A Transit Orientated Development, And Affordable Housing? 100,000 Residents in Manukau? No Sweat! #TransformManukau Part 30
Always talked about And until recently was never built. Fellow Southern Aucklander Alex found this gem from the Manukau Courier dated some time in 1996, it shows what … Continue reading It is the Congestion Free Network – From Another Mother – Well, a Different Era