A Great Communication Device Your City is a complete basket case with traffic jams everywhere, your transit system not firing on all cylinders and your zoning choices probably not the … Continue reading MY CITY IS A COMPLETE MESS! A City Planner using an Urban Simulator to Help Us Fix our City Messes #CitiesSkylines
Our Forgotten Harbour shows its long history of neglect Guest post from Stephen Lasham Onehunga has a sticky problem, a problem that has been growing steadily over the last 100 … Continue reading Guest Post: Onehunga’s Neglected Foreshore
We Stand Together Diverse as we are together The Diversity Festival that is being held at Hayman Park in Manukau on April 6 was long organised before the Terror Attack … Continue reading We Are With You: Celebrate Diversity April 6 in Manukau
Success, speed limit reduction to remain as well This just in from Auckland Transport: So the bus lane and the speed limit reduction on Manukau Station Road are to remain … Continue reading Manukau Station Bus Lane to Remain after Successful Trial. Wider Rollout Planned Later in the Year
How to make fruit accessible to the population? As fruit picking season gets underway I am a rather interesting pickle of what to do with all my Japanese Plums, Peacherenes … Continue reading Garden Splendour, Fruit Everywhere But Not a Tree to be seen in Auckland Parks
These problems are preventable. Also: Mild Language In the weekend I managed to sum up New Zealand Planning and Transport in two tweets: New Zealand’s Planning in One Short Tweet And … Continue reading #CitiesSkylines and Urban Simulators: Delivering Memes on our Shortcomings in Planning and Transport
Excellent presentation to Planning Committee On Tuesday the Planning Committee were to make a decision on how to continue to advance housing in Auckland. While the Councillors selected a sub … Continue reading Looking at Housings Differently. Council Gets a Ruler Across the Knuckles for being Slow in Housing
When your scheduled 30 minute – 6-monthly catch up goes all afternoon… When your scheduled 30 minute – 6 monthly catch up extends to a 90 minute deep discussion on … Continue reading Bright Future Ahead for #OurManukau and Southern Auckland
What is going on with the Mangere Bridge replace, Light Rail and NZTA? Guest Post from Nicholas Lee In October 2018, NZTA closed the pedestrian bridge connecting the shore of … Continue reading GUEST POST: Trolls under the SH20 Bridge: Is NZTA Attempting to Derail the Light Rail Project?
Insights into intensification and sprawl The Unitary Plan has come back into the spotlight this week since the report that 92% of urban development in Auckland in 2018 was in … Continue reading The Price of Greenfield, the Price of Brownfield (Developments). Could Urban Geography ever solve Auckland’s Urban Dilemma?