Urban Geography can teach us a lot on how to work with Southern Auckland Manukau Ward Councillor Efeso Collins penned a piece to The Spinoff on the equity issues Southern Auckland … Continue reading From The Spinoff: Taxing the poor, to transport the rich
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
Evening services stripped back When you think all is rosy and things are on the up after the Auckland Transport Alignment Program marking the fundamental shift in transport policy … Continue reading Auckland Transport Metro’s ‘Institutionalised Racism’ Costs South Auckland Their Bus Services
Where are my bus lanes It seems quite impossible for Auckland Transport to lay down something as simple as some bus lanes to support the New Network as Southern … Continue reading Where Are South Auckland’s Long Promised Bus Lanes? #ATAP
A breakdown of the ATAP and a look into the RLTP due to start submissions On Thursday I had the privilege of being alongside others including Greater Auckland and … Continue reading Breaking Down the #ATAP and What it Means for Southern Auckland. A Prelude to the Upcoming RLTP
30 new homes on the way Kiwi Build has rolled into Papakura today with Housing Minister Phil Twyford announcing next bunch of developments. From Stuff: First 18 KiwiBuild houses … Continue reading #KiwiBuild Rolls into Papakura
Southern Auckland big winner in getting Auckland moving Today’s a big milestone on the road to getting Auckland a modern transport system. Thank you to all those who … Continue reading #ATAP Is A Go and South Auckland Picks Up Major Wins with the Government and Council Announcement
Public Notification set for new apartment/hotel tower in Manukau City Centre Last week someone gave me the heads up via the Tweeters that a new hotel and serviced apartment … Continue reading New 16 Storey Hotel and Serviced Apartment Complex Set for Manukau #ourmanukau #TransformManukau Part 28
Something needs to be done The question is not Auckland’s “poor” be stung by the fuel taxes, it is the poor being stung by sitting in worsening traffic (burning … Continue reading Fuel Taxes: Tax On the “Poor” or Investing in Our Lower Socio-Economic Groups on Equity Grounds?