When is the sod turning for North West Light Rail? On Friday I had the privilege of joining Mayor Phil Goff, Transport, Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford, and Waitakere … Continue reading Infrastructure Loan Enables Development in Auckland’s north-west
Tender processes start Yesterday NZTA began the Tender processes for City Centre to Mangere/Airport, and North West Light Rail where some 450 people (15% of them had to stand … Continue reading UPDATED: 450 Participants with about 15% of them standing – NZTA Light Rail Industry Briefing Attracts Massive Interest
Quite a bit to unpack – Airport to Botany Rapid Transit picks up Southern Gateway Program name Last week was a very busy week with Official Information Act requests coming … Continue reading Rapid Transit Verse Bus Rapid Transit. NZTA Sets Tenders for Light Rail But Terminology Counts
Next three years sees next phase of City Building operation Earlier today the Governing Body of Auckland Council’s ratified the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan – the Councils master budget … Continue reading Auckland Council Ratifies 10 Year Long Term Plan setting in motion Infrastructure Build
Green for Green From Auckland Council: Green Bond issue a success with $200 million raised for electric trains Published: 27 June 2018 Auckland Council has successfully raised $200 million from … Continue reading Auckland Council Green Bonds Issue (First One Ever) Helps Fund new Trains
All in one urban planning Apologies for the run of Cities Skylines posts at the moment. Things got a bit busy over the last three weeks and will continue … Continue reading Today Biffa Teaches Us – OH MY GOODNESS – BOAT JAM!!! When Congestion Hits the Waterways in #CitiesSkylines . Also Integrated Planning!
Staff under spend a worry though From Auckland Council: Quarterly Performance shows council finances remain on track Published: 6 June 2018 Auckland Council is performing well against agreed budgets, according … Continue reading Council Finances Continue to Track Well – On Track for Full Year Surplus
Southern Auckland Councillors were split Just in from Auckland Council: Council agrees to Regional Fuel Tax for Auckland Published: 31 May 2018 On Thursday 31 May Auckland Council agreed to … Continue reading Regional Fuel Tax Ratified By Auckland Council Governing Body in 13-7 Vote
Still City Centre first at expense of the Suburbs Transport still a massive winner for Southern Auckland however! Mayor Goff has released the final draft version of the 2018-2028 … Continue reading Mayor Goff Prepares Final 2018-2028 Long Term Plan for Governing Body Ratification. Mixed Bag Overall
Get both lines done quickly? The recent announcement of the New Zealand Superfund wanting to come in and finance, design, build and operation both the Northern Airport Line (City … Continue reading If the Superfund Can Invest in the Northern Airport Line Can It Invest in the Southern Airport Line too?