Now Prime Minister where is the cheque for the North Shore Line? There have been calls to convert some of the general lanes between the City Centre and the Harbour … Continue reading Auckland Harbour Bridge Situation Report (SitRep) – September 21, 2020: Public Transport is Working in Keeping Auckland Moving
Temporary Measures to be installed while new part is fabricated and tested before permanent instillation Measures to fix the Auckland Harbour Bridge continue apace with a temporary fix to be … Continue reading Auckland Harbour Bridge Situation Report (SitRep) – September 21, 2020: NZTA Working Hard with Fixes. This is No Easy Task
Resource Management Act Review suggests replacing Act with new Legislation Not long after the National Policy Statement – Urban Development was released by the Government, an independent report into replacing … Continue reading PODCAST: Replacing the Resource Management Act Take 2. Thoughts and those Spatial Plans
The question got lost in the scramble The kerfuffle around Light Rail and the subsequent finger pointing that went with it clearly demonstrated the consequence of a Minister being a … Continue reading Auckland Light Rail – What are YOU wanting to achieve? What Does the Auckland Plan say?
E-buses mark new era Even with the Phil Goff Retrenchment Budget (see: Goff Retrenchment Budget sees Vision Zero Slashed. Consequences = 90 Extra Deaths or Serious Injuries on our Roads … Continue reading ALL ABOARD – the new E-Buses that will form the Airport Line (A2B) Fleet
Stripping everything back to the foundation in the Post Covid era Launched as an initiative by Infrastructure New Zealand Paul Blair, Vision Week New Zealand has this mission statement: COVID-19 … Continue reading Going Back to the Beginning – Spatial Planning #visionweekNZ #bounceforward Podcasts
But Americas Cup continues while borders still sealed On Friday Mayor Phil Goff released his “Emergency Budget” for consultation with Auckland. While we know cuts were coming along most budget … Continue reading Goff Retrenchment Budget sees Vision Zero Slashed. Consequences = 90 Extra Deaths or Serious Injuries on our Roads per year!
Transport and Spatial Planning Economics Change Dynamics Budget 2020 was delivered yesterday and would mark Day-1 of New Zealand’s Post Covid Era. Post Covid being that the virus is under … Continue reading #spatialplanning101 – City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Iced, Airport to Botany Rapid Transit and Mill Road Progressing in Post Covid Era
This article was originally published at NZ Inc. Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones was recently quoted (Newsroom, April 2020) that New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) will no longer be just managing … Continue reading Does a Department of Public Works have a place in the 21st century?
Just two projects but with major if not critical consequences Yesterday was the last day that both Public Authorities and private businesses or individuals could send in projects for consideration … Continue reading My Post-COVID-19 Stimulus Options for Auckland (that have nationwide social, economic and environmental benefits)