The Southern Rapid Transit project opening Southern Auckland and even the Isthmus With the high potential of the City Centre to Mangere – Queen Street to Onehunga via Dominion Road … Continue reading Light Rail for $2.5 Billion? Possible? Yes While Improving Accessibility and Social Equity
Lack of information sparks speculation Rather coincidentally as I was preparing my Ombudsman compliant (actually there is no such thing as coincidence) against NZTA’s refusal of my Official Information Act … Continue reading Treasury at Loggerheads with Transport Minister over City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Project. Opaqueness from NZTA does no favours
Information is of high public interest Update The Office of the Ombudsman has replied with the following: The NZTA CEO has been instructed to investigate the processes and reasons that … Continue reading UPDATES: Ombudsman Instructs NZTA CEO to Investigate. Inadequate Response from NZTA on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail sparks Ombudsman Complaint
Finding the methodology in NZTA’s decision making process Ever since it was reported in the Planning Committee of Auckland Council last month that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) were … Continue reading Information Act Request to NZTA on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Project. Which Way Will They Start?
Town half the size of Southern Auckland has functioning viable Light Rail I saw the following Tweet come up on my feed over the weekend and thought if they can … Continue reading If Newcastle can have Light Rail then there is No Excuses for Southern Auckland NOT to Have Light Rail by 2028
Extending Light Rail to Weymouth would uplift most socially deprived area of Auckland while also staving off further Greenfield sprawl further south On Tuesday I wrote how Southern Auckland’s Rapid … Continue reading Weymouth Light Rail? Silly? Actually No as it would provide massive boost to area and Auckland as a whole!
Something is smouldering but it has not set the smoke alarm off just yet It is a case of multiple but parallel threads all moving together before they start intertwining … Continue reading NZTA Have NOT Ruled Out Starting City Centre to Mangere Light Rail from Airport End First, Queen Street End won’t start until AFTER 2021
More than just the initial upfront Capital Expenditure Cost In the Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail – What is the Difference? we took a look at the difference between Bus Rapid Transit … Continue reading Bus Rapid Transit vs Light Rail Transit; What is the Difference and Why Light Rail Transit?
By Ed Clayton. Part 3 of a 3 part series Part One: Guest Post: Auckland’s Urban Freshwater – our Historic Relationship (Part 1) Part Two: Guest Post: Auckland’s Urban Freshwater – the Water … Continue reading Guest Post: Auckland’s Urban Freshwater – our transport future? (Part 3)
Naaba N’Be critiques Nantes’ (France) Integrated Transport and Urban Development System Last week in my Integrated Public Transport – A Study From France and Lessons for Auckland post I looked at if Nantes … Continue reading Guest Post: In Reply to the “Integrated Public Transport – A Study From France and Lessons for Auckland” post