All in one urban planning Apologies for the run of Cities Skylines posts at the moment. Things got a bit busy over the last three weeks and will continue … Continue reading Today Biffa Teaches Us – OH MY GOODNESS – BOAT JAM!!! When Congestion Hits the Waterways in #CitiesSkylines . Also Integrated Planning!
Silo’ed thinking costs South Auckland opportunities The Manukau Bus Station is a project of missed opportunities, silos not talking to each other and the final consequence being no integrated … Continue reading Missed Transit Orientated Development in #OurManukau – How Not To Design a Bus Station as there Was No Integrated Planning Whatsoever!
Ummm which way Auckland Transport? It is the case of are we going to do the bus lanes down the Great South Road from Manukau Station Road to Papakura … Continue reading UPDATE: The Case of the On-again, Off-again, and On-Again Great South Road Bus Lanes
18 months of work, 18,000 submissions, 300 major changes and 100% success rate! 18 months of work, 18,000 submissions, 300 major changes and 100% success rate from my submission … Continue reading #AucklandPlan2050 Passes and Goes Live. Now to Node Frameworks, ‘Targets’ and Parks
Despite slowdown in Migration Auckland continues to rocket ahead From Auckland Council: Strong population growth fuels building boom Published: 24 May 2018 The latest Auckland Economic Quarterly from the council’s … Continue reading Population Growth Continues to Fuel Boom in Auckland. Pressures Mount and Can the Auckland Plan Handle It?
Apart from work (maybe) why shouldnt everything else be close to home In Auckland and even my Cities Skylines cities there is a tendency to struggle with building complete … Continue reading The Case for Complete LOCAL Neighbourhoods (Auckland Also Struggles at Planning for our Metropolitan Centres)
Yep Roundabouts Earlier this month I had post on Why I Use #CitiesSkylines in my Urban Geography Posts? In essence: So why use it? Pictures are worth a thousand words … Continue reading Why I Use #CitiesSkylines in my Urban Geography Posts? – Today I Get Some Engineering Lessons – ROUNDABOUTS
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
A Redux from the Campaign in 2017 that has now become reality Labour has committed to the Congestion Free Network 2.0 and fast-track rapid transit to the airport – light … Continue reading A REDUX: How those rail lines to the airport will actually work
Pictures say a thousand words Two recent posts I did managed to flame some controversy. Nothing unusual as from time to time the blog does that in order to … Continue reading Why I Use #CitiesSkylines in my Urban Geography Posts?