Finding the methodology in NZTA’s decision making process Ever since it was reported in the Planning Committee of Auckland Council last month that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) were … Continue reading Information Act Request to NZTA on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Project. Which Way Will They Start?
Town half the size of Southern Auckland has functioning viable Light Rail I saw the following Tweet come up on my feed over the weekend and thought if they can … Continue reading If Newcastle can have Light Rail then there is No Excuses for Southern Auckland NOT to Have Light Rail by 2028
Extending Light Rail to Weymouth would uplift most socially deprived area of Auckland while also staving off further Greenfield sprawl further south On Tuesday I wrote how Southern Auckland’s Rapid … Continue reading Weymouth Light Rail? Silly? Actually No as it would provide massive boost to area and Auckland as a whole!
Resilience is the name of the game for Auckland’s fastest and largest growing sub region In pondering that the City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Line (CC2M) could start at … Continue reading Enhancing the Southern Auckland Transit Network – By Expanding Rapid Transit Network South
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
Expanding the Car Free Queen Street idea South! After the fanfare over the last two days of Queen Street to be car free next year (see: Auckland Council Moves Towards Car … Continue reading Access 4 Everyone: Manukau and Papakura
Effective bus placement Busses are usually the main way people will move around an urban area whether it be short commuter busses, feeder busses feeding into the rail system or … Continue reading Wheels on the Bus Go Around and Around. Placing Bus Stops #CitiesSkylines
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
Walking and cycling gets mentioned but what to do about it Quite a bit on in Auckland at the moment with the Regional Public Transport Plan out for consultation at … Continue reading Walking and Cycling – How to Make Their Pathways not Stink – As Much in Your City #CitiesSkylines