A Great Communication Device Your City is a complete basket case with traffic jams everywhere, your transit system not firing on all cylinders and your zoning choices probably not the … Continue reading MY CITY IS A COMPLETE MESS! A City Planner using an Urban Simulator to Help Us Fix our City Messes #CitiesSkylines
Local Board Updates Absent of Light Rail Information While Airport to Botany Rapid Transit continues to move ahead (Stage 1 operational date is set for 2020 with possibly a March … Continue reading City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Entirely Off the RADAR
Caution: Mild Language While the Northern Hemisphere continues to immerse themselves with Urban Simulators (as the Simulators themselves become more complex reflecting the complexity of cities) it seems an Urban … Continue reading New Zealand’s Planning in One Short Tweet
Excellent presentation to Planning Committee On Tuesday the Planning Committee were to make a decision on how to continue to advance housing in Auckland. While the Councillors selected a sub … Continue reading Looking at Housings Differently. Council Gets a Ruler Across the Knuckles for being Slow in Housing
REPORTS, REPORTS, REPORTS! The Auckland Council Planning Committee chaired by Councillor Chris Darby meets today and as usual today’s agenda continues to be a meaty one with reports back on … Continue reading Planning Committee – March 2019. A Few Forests Cut Down for the Stack of Reports Due Back on Spatial Planning and #OurManukau
What is going on with the Mangere Bridge replace, Light Rail and NZTA? Guest Post from Nicholas Lee In October 2018, NZTA closed the pedestrian bridge connecting the shore of … Continue reading GUEST POST: Trolls under the SH20 Bridge: Is NZTA Attempting to Derail the Light Rail Project?
Does our Urban Development Minister understand the concepts of the Unitary Plan With the amount of hysterics over Capital Gains Tax happening at the moment a more critical announcement concerning … Continue reading Bye Bye Rural Urban Boundary and Hello Infrastructure Commission?
$400m gives us three fold increase in service frequencies After I had published my Light Rail for $2.5 Billion? Possible? Yes While Improving Accessibility and Social Equity earlier in the week … Continue reading Converting the Onehunga Line to Light Rail – Extending Reach of both Heavy Rail and Light Rail!
The Southern Rapid Transit project opening Southern Auckland and even the Isthmus With the high potential of the City Centre to Mangere – Queen Street to Onehunga via Dominion Road … Continue reading Light Rail for $2.5 Billion? Possible? Yes While Improving Accessibility and Social Equity
Airport end and Airport to Botany still on track and in good hands With NZTA still engaging communications blackout on the now delayed City Centre to Mangere Light Rail project … Continue reading City Centre to Mangere Light Rail (City Centre to Onehunga section) Dead in the Water. Project Stalls