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!
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?
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
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
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
Latest Milldale Residential Development Shows Large Urban Geography Shortfalls! There was fanfare earlier this week in northern Auckland as Minister Twyford and Mayor Goff each turned a sod to mark … Continue reading Southern Auckland has Manukau. So Where is North Auckland’s Albany?
Could our Ugly Duckling that is Mt Smart offer the Ultimate Solution? In all the flap that is the Waterfront Stadium folly, Mark Thomas takes a look at a more … Continue reading Forget the waterfront stadium – Auckland has a solution right under its nose
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