Don’t be City Centre Centric Mr Mayor – Auckland is more than that Last week Mayor Goff had an idea that Light Rail should be free when it is running … Continue reading Mayor Goff Has Right Idea of Free Transit – Needs to Expand Though….
Why is some of our worst intersections not up for fixing Auckland Transport has been doing the rounds to the Local Boards outlining their Road Safety campaign (I heard it … Continue reading Manukau’s Shocking Road “Risks;” Not a Murmer from Auckland Transport
Documents incompatible Finally NZTA and Auckland Transport released the documents and feedback form for the Supporting Growth – Southern Auckland plan (how transport might look in the South over … Continue reading Serious Questions to NZTA and Auckland Transport Over Supporting Growth – Southern Auckland: Does Not Match ATAP or Auckland Plan
Third attempt Can we get this right? Note: This is about the future transport investment options between Manukau and Pukekohe. For Structure Planning updates (urban development) please see: Structure Planning … Continue reading Southern Growth Areas (Transport Investment for Southern Auckland) Out For Consultation MK3
Updated Structure Plan for Southern Auckland’s Greenfield Growth (Sprawl) Note: This post is about the urban development ideas for Southern Auckland. For transport investment in the area see: Southern Growth … Continue reading Structure Planning Update for Drury-Opāheke and Pukekohe-Paerata MK 2 Out for Consultation
Aussie Sam starts a new City – how is this done After a very busy first half of the week with the Planning Committee, the Auckland to Hamilton Corridor, … Continue reading Starting a New City – #CitiesSkylines – A Coffee Break. A New Series Incorporating Mental Health Days!
No Google Maps is not the answer!!! Wayfinding (that is public information being readily available to help you find your way) and public loos – something Auckland really lacks … Continue reading Wayfinding (and Public Loos and Showers) – Something Auckland Needs to “Mature” In
Airport Line could trigger unwanted consequences Cities are complicated. These three things can all happen at same time, even in same metro: 1) increasing gentrification; 2) increasing … Continue reading Gentrification: What Has Geographers Banging Their Heads Against the Walls and Has Planners in Knots While Auckland is Not Immune!
We need to make our Cities more inclusive Yesterday my old University – the University of Auckland held one of its 2018 Winter Lecture Series yesterday. This particular lecture … Continue reading Actual Liveable Cities – How to Build Inclusive Cities. A University of Auckland Winter Lecture
Consultation to start for McLennan Park Paths and Great South Road Transit/Bus Lanes The Papakura Local Board has its monthly business meeting tomorrow. As always you can see the … Continue reading Papakura August 2018 Local Board Agenda Transport Update: Park Paths, Transit Lanes and Bus Stations