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
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!
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
Something is smouldering but it has not set the smoke alarm off just yet It is a case of multiple but parallel threads all moving together before they start intertwining … Continue reading NZTA Have NOT Ruled Out Starting City Centre to Mangere Light Rail from Airport End First, Queen Street End won’t start until AFTER 2021
Expanding the Car Free Queen Street idea South! After the fanfare over the last two days of Queen Street to be car free next year (see: Auckland Council Moves Towards Car … Continue reading Access 4 Everyone: Manukau and Papakura
Also have your say on State Highway 20 and 20B highway upgrades FINALLY it has arrived! If sounds like Christmas arrived it probably because for me it was. NZTA and … Continue reading Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B) Including Manukau Route Selection Open For Consultation
Latest Milldale Residential Development Shows Large Urban Geography Shortfalls! There was fanfare earlier this week in northern Auckland as Minister Twyford and Mayor Goff each turned a sod to mark … Continue reading Southern Auckland has Manukau. So Where is North Auckland’s Albany?
Lambie Drive selected as part of the A2B route After discovering information about Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B) in briefings to the Southern Local Boards (Howick, Mangere-Otahuhu, Otara-Papatoetoe, Manurewa, … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Briefing to Local Boards Out. Progress Continues with Consultation Due