Manukau Bus Station nearing completion Auckland Transport has released some photos of the nearly completed Manukau Bus Station on their website: Manukau bus station project updates Read all the … Continue reading Manukau Bus Station Build Nears Completion. Open Date Set for April. Bike facilities Poor
Main Tenders Delayed Three Months From the City Rail Link Limited – responsible for building the City Rail Link City Rail Loop Tender Delay Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 5:22 … Continue reading City Rail Link Main Tenders Delayed
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!
13th February Presentation date Planning Committee Chair Councillor Chris Darby has given approval for me to give a brief presentation to the Committee on the Southern Airport Line. The … Continue reading Presentation to Planning Committee on Southern Airport Line a Go!
I think it can We know of heavy rail (conventional passenger and freight trains) and light rail (trams or metro style trains that can operate within a road corridor … Continue reading UK Looks at Lite Light Rail. Could It Have Applications for Auckland?
Draft Regional Land Transport Plan right out from the 1960’s UPDATE: From the Transport Minister I’ve had sincere apology from AT chair Lester Levy for internal “budget” document mistakenly … Continue reading UPDATED: (AT Chair Apologies to Minister) Draft RLTP From @AklTransport Signals Wholescale Cuts to Transit and Cycling While Wanting MOAR ROADS
Making most of the situation There seems to be a bit of movement with Light Rail as Auckland Transport and Greater Auckland make the case for the Northern Airport … Continue reading The Southern Airport Line and Transit Orientated Developments. Rethinking Transit and Developments in Auckland
Some picks for 2018 If 2017 was the year change was going to sweep through (#SummerSeries 17/18 – The Year That Was 2017) then 2018 will be the year of … Continue reading #SummerSeries 17/18 – What Lies Ahead in 2018
Government settling into role, new policy decisions resetting directions Yesterday I was listening to the Prime Minister’s Post Cabinet Presser and this particular nugget came about in regards to … Continue reading Auckland Transport Updates December 2017. Mill Road To Be Scaled Back, Bid for Third Main Underway