Up and down year New Government 2017 did not start flash with Auckland Transport but by the end of it things were definitely on the up! That would mark … Continue reading #SummerSeries 17/18 – The Year That Was 2017
An opener to the main meal Today the Government has released the Briefing to Incoming Ministers in which Ministries, departments and agencies brief a new Government or a change … Continue reading Briefing to Transport, Housing and Urban Development Minister Laying Out The Built and Urban Environment
Northern Airport Line debate prompts interesting question Greater Auckland posted up on the different routes the Northern Airport Line (City Centre to the Airport) and the consequences of the … Continue reading Northern Airport Line Verses Southern Airport Line and All the Options in Between. What Are We Wanting to Achieve?
Some quick transit wins in 100 days With Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern due to announce her Cabinet today and to go to the Governor General on Thursday it is … Continue reading Election 2017 Over. Now For Some Runs on the Board with Quick Transit Wins
Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch and Dunedin big winners Winston Peter’s fiery speech last night on wanting a change of direction would be what sealed it for a new regime – … Continue reading New Regime = New Hope for our Major Urban Centres!
All about the budget As Winston Peters announces which way he will well swing today (Labour or National) I have a short but sharp message when it comes … Continue reading Talk is Cheap. Transport Authorities Need to Put Money Where Their Mouth Is With Transport
Mitigation and forward planning As reports trickle in petrol stations are starting to run out of 95 Unleaded Petrol and that the Navy is using their tanker to move … Continue reading As Petrol Stations Run Out of Petrol Could Rail Provide an Answer?
Reputation at risk From the NZ Herald: Airport fuel crisis: Kauri log digger damaged oil pipeline 18 Sep, 2017 5:00am. By: Simon Collins, David Fisher, Simon Collins and David Fisher An initial … Continue reading UPDATED: Military Joins Relief Efforts. Marsden Point Fuel Line Saga Shows New Zealand’s Lack of Redundancy Capacity
Logic? Below is a poll from Colmar Brunton on where voters would like the transport dollar to be invested. Pretty comprehensive from @ColmarBruntonNZ poll pic.twitter.com/QV3MSCVjHH — Greater Auckland … Continue reading National’s Road to Madness
Devil is in the detail Yesterday the National Party announced rather quietly that it would if re-elected it would move to create legislation specifically for urban planning taking it … Continue reading National Proposes Separate Urban Environment Legislation Away From Resource Management Act