Mixed Use and Parks, LOTS of parks Late last year it was reported that Panuku were seeking development partners for various surface parking lots inside the #OurManukau Transform Area. These … Continue reading What to do with all this Blank Land inside #OurManukau
Briefings to Local Boards underway, next round of consultation soon 2019 means time for updates, starting with Airport to Botany Rapid Transit. With the Local Boards resuming their monthly business … Continue reading UPDATED: Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Update: February 2019
When factoring in industry – it can be Sprawl, is it organic or forced by planning decisions? Is sprawl organic, that was the question asked last week by Planners in … Continue reading Is Urban Sprawl Organic?
How is the City shaped When I shared a post over on LinkedIn about ‘Urban Rooms Can Reach Everyone, When it is taken to EVERYONE‘ I had a comment about … Continue reading Urban Geometry, the Physical side of Urban Geography #CitiesSkylines
Auckland Transport to trial a bus lane to help busses move through Manukau City Centre Auckland Transport are being quite with this one but in just over a week a … Continue reading Bus Lane Trial Coming to Manukau Station Road, Manukau
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)
Where will IKEA go? Okay the worst secret in history is out: IKEA is coming to Auckland AND Christchurch (as well as other locations). However, we do not know the … Continue reading IKEA Coming to New Zealand Although Looking at Three Year Wait for Store (let alone actual location)
The South is doing well yes – but lots of things to do Last Friday the NZ Herald ran their 28 page Project Auckland insert that looked at Auckland and … Continue reading #ProjectAuckland: How Does South Auckland Score? Also Homage to The Southern Initiative!
Town half the size of Southern Auckland has functioning viable Light Rail I saw the following Tweet come up on my feed over the weekend and thought if they can … Continue reading If Newcastle can have Light Rail then there is No Excuses for Southern Auckland NOT to Have Light Rail by 2028
Extending Light Rail to Weymouth would uplift most socially deprived area of Auckland while also staving off further Greenfield sprawl further south On Tuesday I wrote how Southern Auckland’s Rapid … Continue reading Weymouth Light Rail? Silly? Actually No as it would provide massive boost to area and Auckland as a whole!