I like option one The five options for where the America’s Cup bases should be held. Cue political infighting for the next wee while but in the meantime let’s … Continue reading Auckland America Cup Base Options – Which Ones Should Councillors Go With (And Cue Infighting)
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!
Squabbles set back bus lanes but they are coming Last month I had filed a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request into the update on the construction … Continue reading Great South Road Bus Lanes Set for Late 2018 after Internal Squabbles in Auckland Transport
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
Moving you places When Labour announced their commitment to the Airport Lines I wrote to The Spinoff on how both the Northern and Southern Airport Lines would work: How … Continue reading City to Airport Express: 30 Minutes via the Southern Airport Line
Contrast between leadership and management Two leaders (well one leader and one manager), two Parties, two announcements and two very different results. In Wynyard Quarter sounded by 500 people … Continue reading Labour Wants to Get Auckland Going – Southern Airport Line Committed To
Airport Lines and Third Main on the Way Today at 1pm in Wynyard Quarter Labour will be announcing what the call an Accelerated Transport package to help get Auckland … Continue reading Labour Announces Transport: Airport Lines On the Way!
Auckland Plan adrift? Yesterday the Planning Committee met discussing a range of matters from the Auckland Plan through to the Housing Accord update. From Auckland Council: Auckland Housing … Continue reading Decision Digests: Planning Committee August 1. Presentation Included and is The Auckland Plan Refresh Adrift?
Got to keep the momentum going With the array of recent announcements including two new rail stations, the battery-powered electric trains and the City Rail Link Limited entity being … Continue reading Presentation to the August Planning Committee – Building on Momentum Forward