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
Draft Consultations set for the Governing Body to approve On the 28th of February until the 28th of March Auckland Council will be consulting on both the Long Term … Continue reading Long Term Plan 2018-2028 and Auckland Plan 2050 (the Refresh) Nearly Set For Consultation
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!
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
AV’s and their consequences on the Urban Geography environment There has been a lot of chatter around how Autonomous Vehicles could help out congested cities. This concept needs a … Continue reading Autonomous Vehicles, Transit, The City and Urban Geography. An Urban Geographer’s Look
The 20 minute neighbourhood Often I/we have talked the 800 metre/10 minute walk up catchment to a transit stop where that transit takes us to the City Centre or … Continue reading Sociable Neighbourhoods: Reconnecting Isolated Suburbia
Insights into two large planning documents out for your say this month The Auckland Plan is currently under going its mandatory refresh while the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan is … Continue reading #AKLConversations on The Auckland Plan Refresh and Long Term Plan (Transport and Environment)
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!