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!
Also have your say on State Highway 20 and 20B highway upgrades FINALLY it has arrived! If sounds like Christmas arrived it probably because for me it was. NZTA and … Continue reading Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B) Including Manukau Route Selection Open For Consultation
Lambie Drive selected as part of the A2B route After discovering information about Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B) in briefings to the Southern Local Boards (Howick, Mangere-Otahuhu, Otara-Papatoetoe, Manurewa, … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Briefing to Local Boards Out. Progress Continues with Consultation Due
Connectivity rather than encouraging urban regeneration is the name of the game Part of this article was a presentation was recently given to MCBC Toastmasters as part of the Innovative … Continue reading Human Connectivity – Which Way Is Best? Why Should (A2B) Light Rail Go Down Manukau Station Road and not Ronwood Avenue.
More than just the initial upfront Capital Expenditure Cost In the Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail – What is the Difference? we took a look at the difference between Bus Rapid Transit … Continue reading Bus Rapid Transit vs Light Rail Transit; What is the Difference and Why Light Rail Transit?
Making use of underutilised land to deliver affordable housing and lively Centres This story originally on LinkedIn The story should have been honestly been on page one of the media … Continue reading #OurManukau Set for Major Development: Some Urban Geography Thoughts on my Home undergoing transformation change
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
Which option is best? Depends on what you want to achieve Over on the Campaign for Better Transport Facebook page someone posted an alternative route for light rail for the … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit (Light Rail): Via Wiri or via Puhinui. A Comparison
A Presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee Last week there were comments made to the Governing Body of Auckland Council that the 30:30:30 (public, social, private) mixed housing model … Continue reading Heterogeneous (Mixed) Housing/Zoning (Pepper Potting) vs Homogeneous Housing/Zoning Typology A Geography Recount on Housing History in the 20th and 21st Century
Tips on City Making from Tel Aviv and Brisbane Yesterday I travelled to the deep South of Auckland where the first Auckland Conversations’ outside of the City Centre was held … Continue reading City Building – In the South: A Conversation and Some Tips