Mixed Use and Parks, LOTS of parks Late last year it was reported that Panuku were seeking development partners for various surface parking lots inside the #OurManukau Transform Area. These … Continue reading What to do with all this Blank Land inside #OurManukau
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
Trial on car free Queen Street and other Centre’s streets to start next year Progress in the last Planning Committee of Auckland Council for 2018 with the trial of making … Continue reading Auckland Council Moves Towards Car Free Queen Street + OTHER Centres too
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
South and West Auckland have no identity to the Auckland City Centre. Does Not Mean the South is not Busy though… This weekend, they’re putting a temporary barrier at the … Continue reading Access 4 Everyone (A4E) Means Well, But City Centre-Centric Focus Risk Alienating Sub Regions?
Town Planner Sam Bur uses Cities Skylines to communicate things one should not do in their cities – simulated AND reality While players often get stuck building cities our planners, … Continue reading Six Things to Avoid (Tips) in #CitiesSkylines – AND with actual real life Cities as well
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.
The earthquakes have given the city a new start -an opportunity to explore better ways of doing things This guest post is from Brendon Harre and is republished with his … Continue reading Guest Post: Liveable Christchurch
People front and centre at the heart of Auckland in its City Centre Transformation Today Auckland Council led by the Mayor Phil Goff laid down the challenge to making Auckland … Continue reading Auckland City Centre Transformation – Putting the People First!
Making use of underutilised land to deliver affordable housing and lively Centres This story originally on LinkedIn The story should have been honestly been on page one of the media … Continue reading #OurManukau Set for Major Development: Some Urban Geography Thoughts on my Home undergoing transformation change