All set for operation by May 2021 Update: NZTA engagement summary report at the bottom I was cruising through the Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board Agenda when I noticed an important update … Continue reading UDPATE: Airport to Botany Rapid Transit Stage 1 Construction Starts. Bus Lane Extension Wins
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
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
NO MORE ADDITIONAL PARKING ON LAMBIE DRIVE Yesterday both NZTA and Auckland Transport released the much anticipated second round of consultation of both the Southwest Gateway and Airport to Botany … Continue reading Airport to Botany and Southwest Gateway Submission Guide
Connecting Auckland to the Airport and allowing cross town transit draws closer with Airport to Botany Stage 2 Trust the news to arrive while I was (ironically) in Manukau on … Continue reading Airport to Botany Rapid Transit Stage 2 Out for Consultation. HAVE YOUR SAY By December 8
Over engineering is not a dirty phrase When I hear the term over-engineered or over-designs I usually draw in a large breath and will let out an extremely deep sigh. … Continue reading Puhinui Station and Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B). A Fact Finding Mission Leaving This South Aucklander Impressed
City Centre to Mangere Light Rail setback unsurprising but we got work to do For most of this week (as of this post) it has been a story of waxing … Continue reading NZTA “Gives Up” on Light Rail while Alternatives are/were Ready to Go. All we are/were missing is leadership to get it done!
Now to Stage 2 – Light Rail and Community/City Building For those who have followed this blog or my Social Media accounts will know that the Airport to Botany Line … Continue reading All Pictures and Smiles as Mayor and Minister mark Formal Start of Airport to Botany Rapid Transit. Focus Switches to Stage 2
Consultations and construction due to start rather soon Greater Auckland has done their usual Auckland Transport Board Meeting roundup – this one for September. I took a look to find … Continue reading Southern Auckland – Auckland Transport News: A2B and Redoubt Road