Weekly Roundup 4-Feb-2022

We’ve arrived at Huitanguru (February) already! Plenty happening in 2022 so far. Hope you’ve enjoyed your short week. Cover image: still from the Waka Kotahi video on the Brooklyn Hill cycleway, featured below in the post. The week in Greater Auckland On Tuesday, Matt responded to the Auckland Light Rail announcement that was made on Friday last week.…
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Weekly Roundup 28-Jan-2022

Nearly the end of January but it’s definitely still summer. We hope our readers have slipped in a few cheeky middle-of-the-work-day swims this week. *** Disclaimer in case an announcement about a certain rapid transit project happens to come out on Friday: this post was written Thursday evening and is therefore unable to comment!…
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Weekly Roundup 17-December-2021

Header image via Twitter user Val Lupiz We are nearly nearly there… and honestly it feels like Aucklanders are tapping out already, with people starting to log out, and even crossing the newly opened border this week. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post, by Matt, recounted a particularly frustrating public transport experience.…
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Weekly roundup 10-December-2021

Are we there yet?? Not quite. But nearly! Welcome to our roundup of the week in transport and urbanism stories. Hope you’ve had a good one. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post, by Matt, covered the climate action package in Phil Goff’s 2022-2023 budget Tuesday’s post by Marita looked back at the first Innovating Streets projects and forward into the just-announced Streets for People 2021-24 programme On Wednesday Matt looked at the December AT board papers for us all Yesterday, a guest post by Charlotte Billing explored the planning barriers to urban agriculture Submit on the Eastern Busway – today You’ve got until 5pm today to provide feedback on the design for Stage 2 of the Eastern Busway: the stretch between Pakuranga and Botany.…
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Weekly Roundup 3-December-2021

Header image: Christmas Lights on Britomart. By Brett Phibbs via NZ Herald. Tēnā koutou, and welcome to day one of the traffic-light system in Aotearoa. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post was a guest post by Hamish Mackie, summarising research that followed the various Innovating Streets for People projects around the motu On Tuesday, Jolisa and Marita looked around at the car-clogged carparks of Auckland’s lovely urban beaches and wondered how getting to the beach could work better for everyone.…
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Weekly Roundup 19-November-2021

Header image via Curbed. Kia ora. Hope everyone’s doing well! Here’s our roundup of interesting news and findings for the week. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post, by Matt, followed several in-depth looks at Light Rail over the last couple of weeks, and looked at the lessons we can find in past rapid transit plans.…
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