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
Southern Auckland big winner in getting Auckland moving Today’s a big milestone on the road to getting Auckland a modern transport system. Thank you to all those who … Continue reading #ATAP Is A Go and South Auckland Picks Up Major Wins with the Government and Council Announcement
Looking at inter-regional spatial planning Somewhat interestingly a job advertisement from a Government agency (okay it was NZTA) had me revisiting a previous post I wrote last year on … Continue reading Urban Geography: The Ultimate Expression in Inter Regional Spatial Planning, Developments and Behaviours
Need to sort out our structures The recent deaths of two pedestrians by a bus in Papatoetoe and the critical injuries a cyclist received while using the road in … Continue reading Urban Geography, Urban Planning, Urban Design and Engineering: We are in a Mess Folks
Public Notification set for new apartment/hotel tower in Manukau City Centre Last week someone gave me the heads up via the Tweeters that a new hotel and serviced apartment … Continue reading New 16 Storey Hotel and Serviced Apartment Complex Set for Manukau #ourmanukau #TransformManukau Part 28
Something needs to be done The question is not Auckland’s “poor” be stung by the fuel taxes, it is the poor being stung by sitting in worsening traffic (burning … Continue reading Fuel Taxes: Tax On the “Poor” or Investing in Our Lower Socio-Economic Groups on Equity Grounds?
Utrecht embarks on regeneration like Transform Manukau. Could the Dutch have Ideas for Us? As Transform Manukau continues along (although with some poor initial outcomes – Manukau Bus Station … Continue reading #ourmanukau – Dutch Ideas (Utrecht Overvecht) Could Help Transform Manukau #TransformManukau Part 27
GPS represents chance to do community and nation building With the Government Policy Statement on transport out we can see the Government will have Safety and Access as the … Continue reading The Government Policy Statement: More Than Transport It Is Also a Community Builder
Have your say on the draft statement that influences Transport investment Yesterday the Prime Minister, Transport Minister, Associate Transport Minister, and the Regional Development Minister (so Ardern, Twyford, Genter … Continue reading Government Releases Draft Government Policy Statement for Consultation (Due May 2)
First two major transit projects post City Rail Link a GO! Well this was one way to start an Easter Sunday morning: We are working on it right now. … Continue reading Regional Rapid Rail and The Southern Airport Line a (virtual) GO!