Auckland Transport to trial a bus lane to help busses move through Manukau City Centre Auckland Transport are being quite with this one but in just over a week a … Continue reading Bus Lane Trial Coming to Manukau Station Road, Manukau
Stuff looks at how Auckland might look in 20 years time After Project Auckland last month and Simon Wilson’s six part series this month in the NZ Herald, Stuff wrote … Continue reading I have been writing again: Thoughts on Auckland in 2038
Trial benefits few, set up for failure I was umming and ooo-ing on whether to comment on the Hamilton to Papakura passenger rail service trial that was announced today. Given … Continue reading Hamilton to Papakura Passenger Rail an Example of Minister Twyford (and NZTA) Not Following His Own Advice: DO IT RIGHT FIRST TIME EVERY TIME
Next stage of public consultation is next year Last week Auckland Transport released the feedback report from 237 submitters who submitted to the Papakura Safer Communities program from earlier this … Continue reading Papakura Safer Communities Feedback Report from Auckland Transport
The South is doing well yes – but lots of things to do Last Friday the NZ Herald ran their 28 page Project Auckland insert that looked at Auckland and … Continue reading #ProjectAuckland: How Does South Auckland Score? Also Homage to The Southern Initiative!
Council Annual Budget due for consultation in February That time of year again when Auckland Council goes about setting its Annual Plan aka the Budget for the next cycle. From … Continue reading Annual Plan 2019/2020 Set For Consultation. $2.5b Capital Expenditure including $1.2b on Transport
10% of our roads will be up for speed limit reviews Auckland Transport was never the fastest organisation to even react to what goes on around it. With serious and … Continue reading Auckland Transport Proceeds at Glacial Pace in Lowering Urban and Rural Speed-limits (and subsequent carnage)
Town half the size of Southern Auckland has functioning viable Light Rail I saw the following Tweet come up on my feed over the weekend and thought if they can … Continue reading If Newcastle can have Light Rail then there is No Excuses for Southern Auckland NOT to Have Light Rail by 2028
Extending Light Rail to Weymouth would uplift most socially deprived area of Auckland while also staving off further Greenfield sprawl further south On Tuesday I wrote how Southern Auckland’s Rapid … Continue reading Weymouth Light Rail? Silly? Actually No as it would provide massive boost to area and Auckland as a whole!
Resilience is the name of the game for Auckland’s fastest and largest growing sub region In pondering that the City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Line (CC2M) could start at … Continue reading Enhancing the Southern Auckland Transit Network – By Expanding Rapid Transit Network South