Amenities and Infrastructure you say? Support Three Storeys With the Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill closing for submissions today and yours truly submitting on this … Continue reading Going Three Storeys as Standard Operating Procedure in Urban Auckland – A very short post
Can we do this? Sure why not… We have to face it, the current way we plan and build cities are not conductive towards pollution, mental health, efficiency (including energy … Continue reading Can Spatial Planning Enable New (actually old) Ways of behaviours and Spatial Forms?
The answer is yes – and rather easily The 15 minute City concept, and removing cars out of Osterley Way in Manukau are two subjects well written here at Talking … Continue reading Can Cities Go Car Free?
Consensus and cooperation wins the day As reported in August, Manukau was successful in getting funding from NZTA to do an Innovative Street Pilot or Tactical Urbanism in the area. … Continue reading Manukau Innovative Streets (Tactical Urbanism) Project Humble Beginnings as Project begins
City Centre continues in very fragile state There was a bit of lamination from some of our Auckland Isthmus Urbanist crowd about the lives from Working From Home since Level … Continue reading The Tale of Two Centres – And No It is NOT What One Thinks
There is a reason why Japan’s transit returns a 113% Farebox Recovery Ratio, and we only return 43% As it says above: there is a reason why Japan’s transit system … Continue reading Transit Oriented Developments: They Just Make Sense in a Post Covid World
Helen Clark Foundation Report is out on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Today the “The Shared Path – A RESEARCH PAPER BY HOLLY WALKERVOLUME II: How low-traffic areas in Aotearoa’s cities candecarbonise … Continue reading The Shared Path. Report on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Out and we have a lot of work to do
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
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!
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?!