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
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
Nodes and Metropolitan Centres. None are missing it out In my Auckland City Centre and Manukau City Centre. Major Centres and the Auckland Plan Refresh it was pointed out that the Auckland … Continue reading The Auckland Plan And THE NODES. Why Manukau, Albany and Westgate are Nodes and Takapuna is Not
National hiding again Given the value of rail report was released in 2016 during the last National administration and has only just been released now in November 2017 under … Continue reading Rail, It Proves its Worth Time and Time Again No Matter What National Says
Cases in position now to get going The excitement is building since I blogged recently that Auckland Transport had released tender documents on the first stages of the Southern … Continue reading Airport Lines, The Airport Access Business Case and Light Rail. Dominoes all falling into place!
Northern Airport Line debate prompts interesting question Greater Auckland posted up on the different routes the Northern Airport Line (City Centre to the Airport) and the consequences of the … Continue reading Northern Airport Line Verses Southern Airport Line and All the Options in Between. What Are We Wanting to Achieve?
Lessons for Auckland? The Northern Airport Line will be Light Rail while I am pushing the Manukau to Airport section of the Southern Airport Line to be Light Rail (Manukau … Continue reading Trans City vs Local District Transit. #CitiesSkylines Lessons for Auckland
Depends on the Airport terminus As mentioned in Auckland Transit Gathers Pace Auckland Transport has released tender documents for the Botany to Airport Mass Transit Line (known as the Southern Airport Line) … Continue reading Should the Southern Airport Line be Light Rail or a Busway?
Some quick transit wins in 100 days With Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern due to announce her Cabinet today and to go to the Governor General on Thursday it is … Continue reading Election 2017 Over. Now For Some Runs on the Board with Quick Transit Wins