The mill grinds on Quite a bit going on in the Papakura Local Board area as far as transport is concerned. This is from the Papakura Local Board February Agenda: … Continue reading Papakura Local Board February 2019 Agenda: Transport Updates including Bus Station and Transit Lanes
The Southern Rapid Transit project opening Southern Auckland and even the Isthmus With the high potential of the City Centre to Mangere – Queen Street to Onehunga via Dominion Road … Continue reading Light Rail for $2.5 Billion? Possible? Yes While Improving Accessibility and Social Equity
Airport end and Airport to Botany still on track and in good hands With NZTA still engaging communications blackout on the now delayed City Centre to Mangere Light Rail project … Continue reading City Centre to Mangere Light Rail (City Centre to Onehunga section) Dead in the Water. Project Stalls
Lack of information sparks speculation Rather coincidentally as I was preparing my Ombudsman compliant (actually there is no such thing as coincidence) against NZTA’s refusal of my Official Information Act … Continue reading Treasury at Loggerheads with Transport Minister over City Centre to Mangere Light Rail Project. Opaqueness from NZTA does no favours
2019 going to be a fun year Welcome back to another year with Talking Southern Auckland – your conversations on Southern Auckland Urban Geography and political matters. The Tuesday after … Continue reading 2019: An Election Year and the Year of Projects in the South. What might we face?
Minister extremely slow removing main road block to good transit services Just as Auckland comes back to full power as work, universities and schools all crank up we get the … Continue reading Auckland Transit Fare Rises Shows Broken Transport Funding System in New Zealand
Auckland Transport to trial a bus lane to help busses move through Manukau City Centre Auckland Transport are being quite with this one but in just over a week a … Continue reading Bus Lane Trial Coming to Manukau Station Road, Manukau
Tenders set with completion and operation of Stage 1, 2021 Auckland Transport has released the Tenders for construction for Puhinui Interchange as part of Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit. … Continue reading Airport to Botany (A2B) Rapid Transit Update (Tenders Set and some drawings)
Feature out in two weeks Whether it be how Auckland might look and move in 2038 (see: I have been writing again: Thoughts on Auckland in 2038) or how Southern Auckland … Continue reading The Case for Free Fares or Lower Fares on Auckland’s Transit Network?
Stuff looks at how Auckland might look in 20 years time After Project Auckland last month and Simon Wilson’s six part series this month in the NZ Herald, Stuff wrote … Continue reading I have been writing again: Thoughts on Auckland in 2038