Auckland Transport spineless on Onewa Road

Auckland is growing rapidly and that’s placing huge pressure on our transport networks. It’s also now widely agreed that there simply isn’t the space to cheaply or easily widen roads. That means that if we want to move more people around this city, we need to make more efficient use of those transport networks, especially our roads.…
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Sunday reading 10 December 2017

Welcome back to Sunday reading! Here’s a neat post with detailed drawings highlighting the differences between Amsterdam and Copenhagen’s cycleways. It concludes with an appropriate dig on the designs in the UK. Amsterdam vs Copenhagen (part 2), “Amsterdam vs Copenhagen (part 2)“, Nicer cities, liveable places.…
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The Council’s next Budget

Last week Mayor Phil Goff released his proposal for the Council’s next 10 year budget. This budget, known as the Long-term Plan, is updated every three years and is probably the most important thing the Council does every term. There are quite a few interesting parts of the proposal, although it still lacks a lot of detail that I assume will come through in the next few weeks as this initial proposal is turned into a draft Plan that will be consulted upon next year.…
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No Trains in Auckland Tomorrow

On an average weekday, around 70,000 trips (and growing) are made on Auckland’s rail network. A number that has risen substantially in recent years. If, like me, you rely on a train as part of your commute you need to be aware that trains won’t be running due to workers striking.…
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