Was there, no longer is This post is more on a certain briefing of the Airport Line being previously made public via the Council’s Planning Committee Agenda that has … Continue reading Airport Line Briefing Notes Go For a Walk
Building motorways never fix congestion Auckland is about to endure a very expensive lesson (in the sum of $2 billion) on why building motorways is never the answer to … Continue reading Waterview Tunnels Already Fail Before Opening
Business Case exists – in draft form Resident transport advocate (and researcher) Harriet Gale recently filed an Official Information Act (OIA) on where things were progressing with building the … Continue reading The Third (Rail) Main Inches Closer
Double crash blocks access point to the Airport While the Government, Council, Auckland Transport and NZTA think we do not need separated/dedicated transit facilities such as bus ways or … Continue reading #SummerSeries – Third World Infrastructure = Walking to the Airport
NZTA, Kiwi Rail and Auckland Transport close ranks The Auckland Transport Alignment Accord had placed the construction of the Third Main from Westfield to Pukekohe staged over 30 years … Continue reading Is the Third (rail) Main About to Happen?
A good investment There is nothing worse than a great honking wide motorway (or in some cases a main rail line) severing a place in half disconnecting it from … Continue reading A Park Connecting Manukau to Manukau City Centre?
Need a second international City Statistics New Zealand are reporting that due to continued high immigration and high birth rates (looks like we are above the population replacement rate … Continue reading New Zealand to Hit 5 Million by 2020
Motorway takes priority over community space Well Transform Onehunga is pretty much dead in the water thanks to NZTA’s and the Government’s fetish with motorways over transit and community … Continue reading #TransformOnehunga Replaced by Truck-Way
Irresponsible program The NZ Herald dropped a clanger yesterday stating the New Zealand Transport Agency’s (NZTA) East West Link motorway (that runs across the northern Mangere Inlet forshore) would … Continue reading NZTA’s East West Link Might Not Trash Onehunga Foreshore But Does Trash Mangere Inlet UPDATED
Heavy and light rail give integrated solution With Mayor Len Brown defying Auckland Transport in stating a decision whether to go heavy or light rail to the Airport has … Continue reading Airport (Heavy) Rail Via Otahuhu + Botany Line: Our Airport Lines. A Redux