Consortium has not done their homework The Waterfront Stadium Consortium today presented to the Auckland Council Planning Committee on their proposal. They even brought in a three dimensional mock up … Continue reading Auckland Councillor Newman and Other Councillors Put Heat on Waterfront Stadium Proposal
Solid Q+A from the Committee and the Independent Maori Statutory Board! Yesterday I have my presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee on Housing Typology, and affordable housing. The presentation … Continue reading Affordable Housing – A Presentation on Typology and How We Can Not Forget Transport in the Affordability Equation
A Presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee Last week there were comments made to the Governing Body of Auckland Council that the 30:30:30 (public, social, private) mixed housing model … Continue reading Heterogeneous (Mixed) Housing/Zoning (Pepper Potting) vs Homogeneous Housing/Zoning Typology A Geography Recount on Housing History in the 20th and 21st Century
Council needs to advocate not fob off On Tuesday the Auckland Council Planning Committee will be discussing the Hamilton to Auckland Corridor (or Auckland to Hamilton Corridor) and what … Continue reading Presenting to Council Planning Committee (September 2018): The Auckland to Hamilton Corridor
Twyford knuckles down on the Urban Growth Agenda Last week the Minister of Transport, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Phil Tywford held a large get together to launch the … Continue reading Here Comes the Planning Ministry: Twyford to Introduce Sweeping Changes to Planning and City Building
Change reflects evolving Auckland Targets on their way Today I will be at the Auckland Council Planning Committee watching the Councillors and Independent Maori Statutory Board ratify the Auckland … Continue reading The #AucklandPlan2050 – Tracked Changes and a Plan Looking Very Good (Submissions DO Work)
Dogs on trains? The latest Planning Committee Digests from Auckland Council: Committee supports Port Master Plan Published: 1 May 2018 Auckland Council’s Planning Committee today considered a technical review of … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests – May 2018: Port 30-Year Plan Supported and Pets Allowed Soon on Public Transport
Takapuna Metro Centre gets over the line From Auckland Council: Committee votes to revitalise major town centres The Planning Committee gave the green light today to plans that will … Continue reading Planning Committee Decision Digests March 18: Town Centre Regeneration Proceeds, Takapuna Metropolitan Centre Gets Over the Line
A line that also builds communities This post originally appeared in LinkedIn on February 14: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/southern-airport-line-more-than-light-rail-ben-ross/ Yesterday I gave a presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee on the importance … Continue reading The Southern Airport Line – More than a Light Rail Line – A Community and City Builder Too!
Presentations and Congestion Yesterday the Planning Committee met for the first time for 2018. Congestion, Auckland Urban Design, Airport Rail and Regional Rapid Rail were all topics debated or … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests – February 2018: Congestion, Urban Design, Airport Rail and Regional Rapid Rail!