Expanding the Car Free Queen Street idea South! After the fanfare over the last two days of Queen Street to be car free next year (see: Auckland Council Moves Towards Car … Continue reading Access 4 Everyone: Manukau and Papakura
Trial on car free Queen Street and other Centre’s streets to start next year Progress in the last Planning Committee of Auckland Council for 2018 with the trial of making … Continue reading Auckland Council Moves Towards Car Free Queen Street + OTHER Centres too
South and West Auckland have no identity to the Auckland City Centre. Does Not Mean the South is not Busy though… This weekend, they’re putting a temporary barrier at the … Continue reading Access 4 Everyone (A4E) Means Well, But City Centre-Centric Focus Risk Alienating Sub Regions?
Latest Milldale Residential Development Shows Large Urban Geography Shortfalls! There was fanfare earlier this week in northern Auckland as Minister Twyford and Mayor Goff each turned a sod to mark … Continue reading Southern Auckland has Manukau. So Where is North Auckland’s Albany?
Consortium has not done their homework The Waterfront Stadium Consortium today presented to the Auckland Council Planning Committee on their proposal. They even brought in a three dimensional mock up … Continue reading Auckland Councillor Newman and Other Councillors Put Heat on Waterfront Stadium Proposal
People front and centre at the heart of Auckland in its City Centre Transformation Today Auckland Council led by the Mayor Phil Goff laid down the challenge to making Auckland … Continue reading Auckland City Centre Transformation – Putting the People First!
Ironically Airport to Botany has enough density for Light Rail I was came across an article on Integrated Public Transport, Nantes, France by Heather Allen (2013) and how the city … Continue reading Integrated Public Transport – A Study From France and Lessons for Auckland
Sam Burr takes us through the basics of building a downtown The Downtown or rather the core of the City Centre – which in itself is the core of a … Continue reading Let’s Design a Downtown and A Port with #CitiesSkylines
Did Anyone include when Light Rail Runs Through a Metropolitan Centre? The answer to that question and on Mixed Use zoning/housing was no. The result? We get a two dimensional … Continue reading Light Rail and Urban Transformation – A Video from the Building Nations 2018 Symposium. I Have Questions.
Some rather large Urban Geography lessons for NZTA Momentum continues for both the Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (the Southern Airport Line) and the City Centre to Mangere (Northern … Continue reading Airport to Botany Rapid Transit Offers Salient Lessons for City Centre to Mangere Light Rail