Weekly Roundup 17-May-2024

We’re at the end of another week. Here’s some of the things that caught our attention this week. This Week in Greater Auckland On Monday Matt asked if the Herald’s poor journalism will cost lives On Tuesday Matt covered Wayne Brown’s proposal for public transport in the Long Term Plan On Wednesday Matt looked at the governments Roads of Regional Significance announcement LTP Passes Yesterday the council’s Long Term Plan was passed yesterday, including Wayne Brown’s recent changes for public transport.…
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Weekly Roundup 3-May-2024

Here we are in May already! And here are a few of the stories that caught our eye this week. This Week on Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt highlighted that it’s been a decade since Auckland’s rail system was electrified. On Wednesday, Matt looked at AT’s rollout of new ways to pay for your public transport journeys.…
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Weekly Roundup 12-April-2024

Welcome back to another Friday. Here’s some articles that caught our attention this week. This Week in Greater Auckland On Wednesday Matt looked at the latest with the Airport to Botany project. On Thursday Matt covered the revelation that Auckland Transport have to subsidise towing illegally parked cars.…
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Auckland Council’s astute feedback on the GPS

There are now only a few days left to give feedback on the Draft Government Policy Statement (GPS) on Land Transport 2024-34. See our earlier posts on GPS submission guides, and on the disparity between funding rail and funding RoNS. As we’ve reported, the GPS is a disaster for Local Government, so we’ve been particularly interested to hear Auckland Council’s take.…
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Weekly Roundup 22-March-2024

It’s Friday and here are some of the things that caught our attention this week. This Week in Greater Auckland On Monday Matt looked at the latest news about the upgrades to the rail network. On Tuesday, we featured a guest post about the future for light rail, from Connor Sharp of Surface Light Rail On Thursday, we remembered Rod Oram, communicator extraordinaire.…
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