You can not control what you do not own With the news of the City Rail Link to cost an extra $1 billion and Council needing to pick up half … Continue reading Are (Low Ball) Asset Sales Hindering our Desire Quality Urban Environments? A City Rail Link Funding Saga
More to the point how is the Government doing? A year ago Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff would stand in front of a sizeable crowd at … Continue reading The ATAP One Year on, how is Auckland Doing?
Getting there but… It is that time again where we read maps that struggle to illustrate the full story while wondering if Auckland Council reads their own spatial planning documents. … Continue reading Have Your Say on how Drury-Pukekohe will develop, Round 3 (I think). Also Plan Still Has Shortfalls
One mistake = OH CRAP! Late last month a Twitter conversation got going about how Urban Development is often held up by nit picking. Whether it be the example below … Continue reading I Am A Geographer, Planner, Designer and Citizen. The Rise of the Urban Simulator and All-Rounder
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
Making Optimum use of existing road space without need for expensive widening and induced traffic Last month in my Airport to Botany Rapid Transit updates I did touch on that … Continue reading 2+1 Dynamic Lanes Coming to Redoubt Road – Manukau Soon
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?
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
Lack of information sparks speculation Rather coincidentally as I was preparing my Ombudsman compliant (actually there is no such thing as coincidence) against NZTA’s refusal of my Official Information Act … Continue reading Treasury at Loggerheads with Transport Minister over City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Project. Opaqueness from NZTA does no favours
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)