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 Botanu Rapid Transit
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!
Nearly there #LetsDoThis Phil and NZTA! The article was meant to be on NZTA (New Zealand Transport Agency) extending the North West Light Rail Transit line from finishing in … Continue reading Light Rail for Botany to Airport (Southern Airport Line) Inches Closer Thanks (and Thankful) To Proactive NZTA
Should this happen? (Yes) With Auckland Transport to actively engage in Speed Management Plans for both our Town Centres and residential streets (see: Auckland Transport Setting Out to Improve Our … Continue reading Residential Streets (and Town Centre Streets) As Extensions of Our Living Rooms
Speed Management Plan – get ready for submissions I had sent in a Local Government Official Information Act request to Auckland Transport recently asking about whole scale speed limit … Continue reading Auckland Transport Setting Out to Improve Our Streets – With Speed Management – FINALLY!!!
First major step under way to revitalise Onehunga It has been a suspenseful few weeks waiting for the grand announcement about Transform Onehunga and it finally arrived yesterday with … Continue reading Council Aquires Onehunga Wharf: #TransformOnehunga Formally Begins with Panuku Putting it Back on Track
ATEED Revives Te Papa North After excitement in 2013 that Manukau would get a satellite campus from Te Papa – the national museum in Wellington it was a bit … Continue reading Te Papa North Comes Back Onto the Cards after Three Years Being Put Off. Will Manukau Get its Creative Hub? #TransformManukau Part 29
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
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
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!