All in one urban planning Apologies for the run of Cities Skylines posts at the moment. Things got a bit busy over the last three weeks and will continue … Continue reading Today Biffa Teaches Us – OH MY GOODNESS – BOAT JAM!!! When Congestion Hits the Waterways in #CitiesSkylines . Also Integrated Planning!
Did anything actually change? The Auckland Regional Land Transport Program has been published and will go the Auckland Transport Board on June 20 for approval. Looking at the RLTP … Continue reading Auckland Regional Land Transport Program 2018-2028 Feedback and Report Going to AT Board – Did Anything Change?
Ummm which way Auckland Transport? It is the case of are we going to do the bus lanes down the Great South Road from Manukau Station Road to Papakura … Continue reading UPDATE: The Case of the On-again, Off-again, and On-Again Great South Road Bus Lanes
Southern Auckland Councillors were split Just in from Auckland Council: Council agrees to Regional Fuel Tax for Auckland Published: 31 May 2018 On Thursday 31 May Auckland Council agreed to … Continue reading Regional Fuel Tax Ratified By Auckland Council Governing Body in 13-7 Vote
Apart from work (maybe) why shouldnt everything else be close to home In Auckland and even my Cities Skylines cities there is a tendency to struggle with building complete … Continue reading The Case for Complete LOCAL Neighbourhoods (Auckland Also Struggles at Planning for our Metropolitan Centres)
TRANSIT – build it not slash it Sydney is very much like Auckland in my opinion as an Urban Geographer. Both Cities are going rapid expansion and both Cities … Continue reading Parramatta’s Continued Rise as Sydney’s Second City Centre. Transit Also the Key for Less Well Off Areas. Lessons For Manukau and Auckland
How do we recover the network after a failure or incident After the derailment of a passenger train inside the Britomart Tunnel and Station a few weeks ago I … Continue reading Auckland Rail Recovery Procedures – How The Network is Recovered in the Event of an Incident
Looking at the Light Rail Lines Last month I wrote a piece on how we are looking at the Northern Airport Line (City Centre to Airport via Dominion Road) … Continue reading Working Light Rail: Some Brainstorming with Starting the North Western LRT Line First
Get both lines done quickly? The recent announcement of the New Zealand Superfund wanting to come in and finance, design, build and operation both the Northern Airport Line (City … Continue reading If the Superfund Can Invest in the Northern Airport Line Can It Invest in the Southern Airport Line too?
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