Something is brewing – and it does smell good It is that time again where I go Auckland Council Agenda surfing reading up the various agendas from Local Boards or … Continue reading #OurManukau Transform Work Continues. What Does Panuku have in mind for Osterley Way?
Auckland Transport and Orakei Local Board needing reminding on Vision Zero What? A Design Breaching the Vienna Convention aka International Law? How so. Well we start with with Dooring: Dooring is … Continue reading Orakei’s Proposed Design for its St Heliers Town Centre Leads to Breaches of the Vienna Convention (in terms of Safety)
Why drive when one can sit back and enjoy the ride Back of the Napkin? The National Party’s Road’s First policy might be back of the napkin stuff (given the … Continue reading Not ‘Back of the Napkin’: Greens Transport Policy Brings Sanity (and Relief) to the Cities and Regions
Take note – Auckland’s second City Centre engaging in next phase of urban renewal When I was doing my Tactical Urbanism course earlier this year I floated the idea of … Continue reading STAND BY FOR ACTION: Tactical Urbanism Starting in Manukau City Centre Soon!
Advocacy and Citizen Democracy Pays Dividends The second round of Tactical Urbanism projects were recently announced by Auckland Transport and NZTA. In this second round five Southern Auckland projects make … Continue reading Tactical Urbanism Reaches South Auckland!
NZTA Innovative Tactical Urbanism Fund Rounds 2 Out On Friday NZTA released their round 2 of their Innovative Tactical Urbanism Fund totally some $10.3m in Auckland. This time around Southern … Continue reading More Tactical Urbanism? Yes Please – with South Auckland Picking up Five!
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
Why are we waiting Auckland Transport and Panuku? UPDATE FROM AUCKLAND TRANSPORT: Improvements to Ronwood Avenue are proposed through both the Connected Communities and Airport to Botany Rapid Transit programmes. … Continue reading UPDATE (Budgets Again): A Little City Centre Waits: Where is #ourmanukau ‘s Tactical Urbanism that Equals Jobs?!
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
Creating fit for purpose legislation for our cities With the Election in full swing there is talk about replacing the Resource Management Act with some kind of Urban Planning legislation. … Continue reading PODCAST: Replacing the Resource Management Act with an Urban Environment and Building Act