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
Making best use of all worlds While attention is focused on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail and the potential to uplift the City Centre (especially in terms of … Continue reading A Transit Line, A Transit Orientated Development, And Affordable Housing? 100,000 Residents in Manukau? No Sweat! #TransformManukau Part 30
Add Real Time and things get a bit too realistic for game play The (occasional) series with Cities Skylines as a communicator tool continues with me looking at Parking Minimums … Continue reading Social Planning Explained (Or Rather BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE): How #CitiesSkylines Can Give a Basic Breakdown of Social Planning
Yes the sarcasm was highly noted Who says Cities Skylines can not teach us some history in: Planning, Transport and Urban Geographic Politics? Well apparently in this instance a … Continue reading Parking Minimums and Urban Highways – #CitiesSkylines Gives a Tragic History Lesson from the USA
Tender processes start Yesterday NZTA began the Tender processes for City Centre to Mangere/Airport, and North West Light Rail where some 450 people (15% of them had to stand … Continue reading UPDATED: 450 Participants with about 15% of them standing – NZTA Light Rail Industry Briefing Attracts Massive Interest
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
Could the Metropolitan Centres “make or break” a Rapid Transit Line? Updated: Presentation now included (This post appeared originally on my LinkedIn page. You can see my LinkedIn page … Continue reading UPDATED: Urban Geography Thoughts on City Centre to Airport Light Rail, and Airport to Botany Rapid Transit
Timeline of events Yesterday the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) had sent back two more of my Official Information Act requests on Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (the Southern … Continue reading Official Information Act Requests Return from NZTA on SH20B Improvements and Airport to Botany Rapid Transit
Oh? Tomorrow is a rather large day in terms of Official Information Act and Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act requests that could determine the destiny (as it … Continue reading Official Information Act Requests on Airport to Botany (Southern Airport Line) Due Back. Light Rail Might Be A Go THUS We Now Debate Route Selection?
Planning too dominant Yesterday I was at the New Zealand Geographical Society and Institute of Australian Geographers Conference at my old university – the University of Auckland. The event … Continue reading NZGS/IAG Conference – Urban Geography Was Great Fun But I Felt Extremely Let Down By NZ Geography. NZ Also has a wider problem!