Something so simple yet so hard? Okay it is Tuesday somewhere in the world but this tweet sums it up nicely #TransformationTuesdays Limiting vehicular access allows cities to … Continue reading Humanising Streets
Making best use of all worlds While attention is focused on City Centre to Mangere Light Rail and the potential to uplift the City Centre (especially in terms of … Continue reading A Transit Line, A Transit Orientated Development, And Affordable Housing? 100,000 Residents in Manukau? No Sweat! #TransformManukau Part 30
Add Real Time and things get a bit too realistic for game play The (occasional) series with Cities Skylines as a communicator tool continues with me looking at Parking Minimums … Continue reading Social Planning Explained (Or Rather BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE): How #CitiesSkylines Can Give a Basic Breakdown of Social Planning
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Match the mode for the space Auckland Transport Executives and the Chair again prove that they are talk and no action when it comes…
Should this happen? (Yes) With Auckland Transport to actively engage in Speed Management Plans for both our Town Centres and residential streets (see: Auckland Transport Setting Out to Improve Our … Continue reading Residential Streets (and Town Centre Streets) As Extensions of Our Living Rooms
First major step under way to revitalise Onehunga It has been a suspenseful few weeks waiting for the grand announcement about Transform Onehunga and it finally arrived yesterday with … Continue reading Council Aquires Onehunga Wharf: #TransformOnehunga Formally Begins with Panuku Putting it Back on Track
All in one urban planning Apologies for the run of Cities Skylines posts at the moment. Things got a bit busy over the last three weeks and will continue … Continue reading Today Biffa Teaches Us – OH MY GOODNESS – BOAT JAM!!! When Congestion Hits the Waterways in #CitiesSkylines . Also Integrated Planning!
One is a dream to one can be a total disaster to the other Two things today from my favourite game Cities Skylines! Which is the Nightmare and … Continue reading Urban Designer’s Dream or Nightmare #CitiesSkylines – Also Biffa Gives Lessons on Transport Management
Silo’ed thinking costs South Auckland opportunities The Manukau Bus Station is a project of missed opportunities, silos not talking to each other and the final consequence being no integrated … Continue reading Missed Transit Orientated Development in #OurManukau – How Not To Design a Bus Station as there Was No Integrated Planning Whatsoever!
Now for some legislation I have believed that we need a Planning Ministry that oversees both Planning and urban development in New Zealand. The Australian State Governments have their … Continue reading Housing and Urban Development Minister Twyford’s Urban Development Super Ministry Draws Closer