Something is smouldering but it has not set the smoke alarm off just yet It is a case of multiple but parallel threads all moving together before they start intertwining … Continue reading NZTA Have NOT Ruled Out Starting City Centre to Mangere Light Rail from Airport End First, Queen Street End won’t start until AFTER 2021
Common sense stuff With Airport to Botany Rapid Transit out for consultation (see: Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B) Including Manukau Route Selection Open For Consultation) it is very topical to see … Continue reading Public or Mass Transit Hierarchy – Which Mode is Best in Real and #CitiesSkylines Cities
Also have your say on State Highway 20 and 20B highway upgrades FINALLY it has arrived! If sounds like Christmas arrived it probably because for me it was. NZTA and … Continue reading Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B) Including Manukau Route Selection Open For Consultation
Lambie Drive selected as part of the A2B route After discovering information about Airport to Botany Rapid Transit (A2B) in briefings to the Southern Local Boards (Howick, Mangere-Otahuhu, Otara-Papatoetoe, Manurewa, … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Briefing to Local Boards Out. Progress Continues with Consultation Due
Connectivity rather than encouraging urban regeneration is the name of the game Part of this article was a presentation was recently given to MCBC Toastmasters as part of the Innovative … Continue reading Human Connectivity – Which Way Is Best? Why Should (A2B) Light Rail Go Down Manukau Station Road and not Ronwood Avenue.
Puhinui Station Interim Upgrade to Start Quarter Three next year The Board of Auckland Transport has released a previously confidential paper on the upgrade process for Puhinui Station. The upgrade … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Construction to Start 2019 with Puhinui Station Upgrade
More than just the initial upfront Capital Expenditure Cost In the Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail – What is the Difference? we took a look at the difference between Bus Rapid Transit … Continue reading Bus Rapid Transit vs Light Rail Transit; What is the Difference and Why Light Rail Transit?
Ironically Airport to Botany has enough density for Light Rail I was came across an article on Integrated Public Transport, Nantes, France by Heather Allen (2013) and how the city … Continue reading Integrated Public Transport – A Study From France and Lessons for Auckland
Which option is best? Depends on what you want to achieve Over on the Campaign for Better Transport Facebook page someone posted an alternative route for light rail for the … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit (Light Rail): Via Wiri or via Puhinui. A Comparison
Did Anyone include when Light Rail Runs Through a Metropolitan Centre? The answer to that question and on Mixed Use zoning/housing was no. The result? We get a two dimensional … Continue reading Light Rail and Urban Transformation – A Video from the Building Nations 2018 Symposium. I Have Questions.