Turbo-charging the TERP

Header image: A Chris Slane cartoon from 2001. This post was co-authored by Heidi, Jolisa and Marita. In our last two posts we’ve mentioned the Transport Emissions Reduction Plan (the TERP). This plan was requested by Councillors because they were being asked to endorse a Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) which failed to meet Council’s own plan for transport emissions reductions.…
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Weekly Roundup 13-Aug-21

Header image: Discourses of Climate Delay, by Leonard Chemineau Welcome to the middle of Hereturikōkā (August), and here’s our weekly roundup. This week’s roundup has been written in the shadow of the IPCC report that came out on Monday night, and the ways in which we are and are not responding to its challenge.…
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Weekly Roundup 30-07-21

Kia ora, it’s the end of July and here’s our weekly roundup. Central Interceptor Progress Today, a ceremony will launch the new Tunnel Boring Machine for the Central Interceptor. Watercare’s website shows: On Friday 30 July, our 190-metre Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Hiwa-i-te-Rangi will be launched at our Māngere site and head north digging a supersized wastewater tunnel that will help prevent wet weather overflows and clean up central Auckland beaches.…
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Weekly Roundup – 23-July-21

Kia ora, here’s our weekly roundup for the week ending 23rd of July. Puhinui Opening and bus changes Tomorrow the awesome new Puhinui station is being shown off to the public with an open day from 11am to 3pm. This part of the rail network is closed over the weekend however and so the first passenger services will start using the station from Monday 26 July.…
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Weekly Roundup – 16-July-21

Halfway through July already, and there’s lots to share in our weekly roundup, as usual. More free PT Auckland Transport has announced free public transport after 9pm, seven days a week, from Wednesday 14 July to Sunday 1 August. This is to coincide with the wintertime Elemental AKL fest, which has events all over the city.…
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Weekly Roundup – 18-June-21

Here’s our roundup for the week. Nice little kotare Too good a photo not to share. (Also: time to bring back the “best kept street” awards? Which would you nominate?) Nice little kotare this arvo pic.twitter.com/YvTHjCI0XA — Jon Turner (@JonTurnerNZ) June 16, 2021 It ain’t safe to walk – and not just in the city centre Why did the RNZ reporter cross the road?…
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