Finance and Transport Ministers float equitable fund-raising scheme for projects like the Airport Lines We all know Auckland has a large transport infrastructure deficit and we equally know those … Continue reading Value Capture Taxes: An International Best Practice to Fund Transit Infrastructure
Strong Town Urban Geography Lessons on building transit Transit projects (and equally road projects) like urban developments can either end up a success or a massive failure. It all … Continue reading Urban Geography 201: Building Transit Right First Time – Everytime. Lessons from Strong Towns
Rolling strikes affecting the main lines until March 16! From Auckland Transport: Temporary timetable on trains due to industrial action 24/02/2018 06:54 p.m. The Rail and Maritime Trade Union … Continue reading Auckland Train Strikes Start Today!
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!
Two complementary Lines Today two presentations will be given on two different but complementary projects to unlock not only Auckland but the Upper North Island. The first presentation to … Continue reading Rapid Regional Rail and the Southern Airport Line
Presentation a go On February 13 I will be giving a presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee (chaired by Councillor Chris Darby) on the Southern Airport Line. The … Continue reading Southern Airport Line Presentation – All set to Go for February 13 to Planning Committee
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
Kiwi Rail on the up The Kiwi Rail Briefing to the Ministers paints a picture of a troubled time for Kiwi Rail but also it worth in resilience and … Continue reading Kiwi Rail, on a Rebuild But Still Moves the Goods and Most Resilient Land Transport Option