Category: Politics

The Politics behind the issue or of the day

Business, Workers, and Tourists With Bulky Bags Do Not Mix Well on a Bus: The Pitch for Light Rail on the Southern Airport Line

I understand Twyford’s reasons for Bus Rapid Transit to the Airport but it does not make for a pleasant advertisement for users   In the weekend Transport Minister Phil Twyford … Continue reading Business, Workers, and Tourists With Bulky Bags Do Not Mix Well on a Bus: The Pitch for Light Rail on the Southern Airport Line

UPDATE: Finance and Performance Committee March 18 Digests: Urban Regeneration and No to Manurewa Local Board

Urban regeneration still a pickle, I say no to Manurewa Local Board   From Auckland Council: Committee votes to progress urban development – Decision Digest – Finance and Performance committee Published: 20 … Continue reading UPDATE: Finance and Performance Committee March 18 Digests: Urban Regeneration and No to Manurewa Local Board

The Southern Airport Line – More than a Light Rail Line – A Community and City Builder Too!

A line that also builds communities   This post originally appeared in LinkedIn on February 14: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/southern-airport-line-more-than-light-rail-ben-ross/ Yesterday I gave a presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee on the importance … Continue reading The Southern Airport Line – More than a Light Rail Line – A Community and City Builder Too!