The good news is the fix is some paint and some signs On Sunday I was in Manukau attending a Christmas Service meaning I got to see the latest advancements … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Improvements Continue. Can See a Dangerous Problem at one intersection in Manukau though
The answer is yes – and rather easily The 15 minute City concept, and removing cars out of Osterley Way in Manukau are two subjects well written here at Talking … Continue reading Can Cities Go Car Free?
Consensus and cooperation wins the day As reported in August, Manukau was successful in getting funding from NZTA to do an Innovative Street Pilot or Tactical Urbanism in the area. … Continue reading Manukau Innovative Streets (Tactical Urbanism) Project Humble Beginnings as Project begins
City Centre continues in very fragile state There was a bit of lamination from some of our Auckland Isthmus Urbanist crowd about the lives from Working From Home since Level … Continue reading The Tale of Two Centres – And No It is NOT What One Thinks
There is a reason why Japan’s transit returns a 113% Farebox Recovery Ratio, and we only return 43% As it says above: there is a reason why Japan’s transit system … Continue reading Transit Oriented Developments: They Just Make Sense in a Post Covid World
Privilege to attend alongside some very well known Urbanists, Planners, Academics and Engineers I have been invited to attend the 2021 Urban Futures Conference that will be held at the … Continue reading I am Participating at the Urban Futures Conference in 2021 (Auckland) as a Panellist on: Smartness vs sustainability panel: Perspective from urban environmentalist
The start of the journey on what will be a very long one for freight I was at the Auckland Transport – Auckland Freight Plan launch this morning to see … Continue reading Auckland Freight Plan Launch Leaves More Questions than Answers. Also No One Touched the OJ.
Physical works on Puhinui Road and Lambie Drive to start this week The physical works of Airport to Botany Rapid Transit Stage 1 begin this week (explains why I saw … Continue reading Proud Moment: Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (Stage 1) Takes Shape! 45 minutes from Britomart to Airport
The forgotten area of Auckland getting much needed transit infrastructure love. There have been talks about this by officialdom including Ministers and the Mayor for a while now in regards … Continue reading NZTA and Auckland Transport Propose (Interim) Transit Infrastructure for Auckland’s North West
Quick, efficient, done – when simplicity wins the day Sometimes going large and with concrete (both which take time and money) is not the most optimal or even efficient solution … Continue reading Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Trialling a Rubber Roundabout in Waiuku