You can not control what you do not own With the news of the City Rail Link to cost an extra $1 billion and Council needing to pick up half … Continue reading Are (Low Ball) Asset Sales Hindering our Desire Quality Urban Environments? A City Rail Link Funding Saga
One mistake = OH CRAP! Late last month a Twitter conversation got going about how Urban Development is often held up by nit picking. Whether it be the example below … Continue reading I Am A Geographer, Planner, Designer and Citizen. The Rise of the Urban Simulator and All-Rounder
Council Annual Budget due for consultation in February That time of year again when Auckland Council goes about setting its Annual Plan aka the Budget for the next cycle. From … Continue reading Annual Plan 2019/2020 Set For Consultation. $2.5b Capital Expenditure including $1.2b on Transport
Next three years sees next phase of City Building operation Earlier today the Governing Body of Auckland Council’s ratified the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan – the Councils master budget … Continue reading Auckland Council Ratifies 10 Year Long Term Plan setting in motion Infrastructure Build
Staff under spend a worry though From Auckland Council: Quarterly Performance shows council finances remain on track Published: 6 June 2018 Auckland Council is performing well against agreed budgets, according … Continue reading Council Finances Continue to Track Well – On Track for Full Year Surplus
Southern Auckland Councillors were split Just in from Auckland Council: Council agrees to Regional Fuel Tax for Auckland Published: 31 May 2018 On Thursday 31 May Auckland Council agreed to … Continue reading Regional Fuel Tax Ratified By Auckland Council Governing Body in 13-7 Vote
Still City Centre first at expense of the Suburbs Transport still a massive winner for Southern Auckland however! Mayor Goff has released the final draft version of the 2018-2028 … Continue reading Mayor Goff Prepares Final 2018-2028 Long Term Plan for Governing Body Ratification. Mixed Bag Overall
Get both lines done quickly? The recent announcement of the New Zealand Superfund wanting to come in and finance, design, build and operation both the Northern Airport Line (City … Continue reading If the Superfund Can Invest in the Northern Airport Line Can It Invest in the Southern Airport Line too?
What should be funded and in what order Earlier today the Auckland Council Governing Body adopted unanimously the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP, also see: #ATAP Is A Go and … Continue reading Get Ready to Have Your Say on the Regional Land Transport Program, and the Regional Fuel Tax
Good news especially on the back of the ATAP And on the back of the ATAP coming out yesterday (see: #ATAP Is A Go and South Auckland Picks Up Major … Continue reading 2018-2028 Long Term Plan Results and Analysis Out. Good Support to Go Foward!