Minister extremely slow removing main road block to good transit services Just as Auckland comes back to full power as work, universities and schools all crank up we get the … Continue reading Auckland Transit Fare Rises Shows Broken Transport Funding System in New Zealand
Auckland Transport to trial a bus lane to help busses move through Manukau City Centre Auckland Transport are being quite with this one but in just over a week a … Continue reading Bus Lane Trial Coming to Manukau Station Road, Manukau
Tenders set with completion and operation of Stage 1, 2021 Auckland Transport has released the Tenders for construction for Puhinui Interchange as part of Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit. … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Update (Tenders Set and some drawings)
Feature out in two weeks Whether it be how Auckland might look and move in 2038 (see: I have been writing again: Thoughts on Auckland in 2038) or how Southern Auckland … Continue reading The Case for Free Fares or Lower Fares on Auckland’s Transit Network?
Stuff looks at how Auckland might look in 20 years time After Project Auckland last month and Simon Wilson’s six part series this month in the NZ Herald, Stuff wrote … Continue reading I have been writing again: Thoughts on Auckland in 2038
Where will IKEA go? Okay the worst secret in history is out: IKEA is coming to Auckland AND Christchurch (as well as other locations). However, we do not know the … Continue reading IKEA Coming to New Zealand Although Looking at Three Year Wait for Store (let alone actual location)
Swedish Flatpacker confirms exploring New Zealand opportunities In 2016 I wrote this: IKEA Finally on the Way?. Two and a half years later it seems that question has been answered: IKEA … Continue reading IKEA: Finally, On Its Way
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!
10% of our roads will be up for speed limit reviews Auckland Transport was never the fastest organisation to even react to what goes on around it. With serious and … Continue reading Auckland Transport Proceeds at Glacial Pace in Lowering Urban and Rural Speed-limits (and subsequent carnage)