No Google Maps is not the answer!!! Wayfinding (that is public information being readily available to help you find your way) and public loos – something Auckland really lacks … Continue reading Wayfinding (and Public Loos and Showers) – Something Auckland Needs to “Mature” In
Airport Line could trigger unwanted consequences Cities are complicated. These three things can all happen at same time, even in same metro: 1) increasing gentrification; 2) increasing … Continue reading Gentrification: What Has Geographers Banging Their Heads Against the Walls and Has Planners in Knots While Auckland is Not Immune!
Sam Bur takes one last spin in his City and tells us What Makes a City Sam Bur is another Youtuber along with Biffa who I watch for Cities … Continue reading One Last Look at a #CitiesSkylines City. Also Real Time Mod Updates and allows REALISTIC JOURNEYS – HERE COMES THE SOUTHERN MOTORWAY!
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
Always talked about And until recently was never built. Fellow Southern Aucklander Alex found this gem from the Manukau Courier dated some time in 1996, it shows what … Continue reading It is the Congestion Free Network – From Another Mother – Well, a Different Era
Over half of players “fail” So you have seen me intermix Cities Skylines pictures and concepts into my Urban Geography posts as I communicate ideas into the digital sphere … Continue reading So You Want to Start Your Own #CitiesSkylines City Huh? Some Beginner Tips
Nodes bit vague – time to add some flesh to the bones! With the dust settled down and the Auckland Plan fully refreshed and operational it is now the … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 Has Nodes but they are a bit Skinny – Let’s Beef Up the Manukau Node #IntegratedPlanning
Change reflects evolving Auckland Targets on their way Today I will be at the Auckland Council Planning Committee watching the Councillors and Independent Maori Statutory Board ratify the Auckland … Continue reading The #AucklandPlan2050 – Tracked Changes and a Plan Looking Very Good (Submissions DO Work)
What the Minister said Below is the released transcript from Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford to the recent Urbanism Conference held in Wellington on Monday and Tuesday. … Continue reading Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford’s Speech to the Recent Urbanism Conference. #letsdothis
Urban Geography can teach us a lot on how to work with Southern Auckland Manukau Ward Councillor Efeso Collins penned a piece to The Spinoff on the equity issues Southern Auckland … Continue reading From The Spinoff: Taxing the poor, to transport the rich