Pick up the ball and run, AT!

This is a guest post by Heidi O’Callahan Settle in for a long read. This post-and-a-half is too important to cut short. At last month’s Auckland Transport (AT) Board meeting, one of the Board’s tasks was to check that AT is on track to deliver the Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway (“TERP”).…
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The Cost of Cars

This is a guest post from Cameron Pitches is the former Convenor for the Campaign for Better Transport. These days he’s the Technology Manager at PortConnect It should be a surprise to nobody that cars are expensive to own and operate.…
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Liberate the Lane on the Auckland Harbour Bridge!

This is a cross post from our friends at Bike Auckland. You can see the original post here. An Auckland for Everybody It’s 2024, and the Auckland Harbour Bridge is finally open and available to all modes of everyday transport.  Using a dedicated lane protected from traffic, people walk, scoot, and cycle across the Waitematā Harbour, saving time and money, and breathing in the stunning view of the city across the water.…
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Avondale Open Streets – Success

This is a guest post by Jessica Rose, an Avondale resident. Last weekend Avondale town centre was host to the first Open Streets event in Tamaki Makaurau since 2016. Closing Great North Road to cars, while opening it to people. This is a long time between drinks, considering Open Streets usually take the form of a series of regular events over consecutive weekends.…
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8 Big Questions for AT’s Board

This is a guest post by Heidi O’Callahan With climate change upon us, and transport at the heart of Auckland’s climate response, the AT Board must guide everyone in the right direction when it meets tomorrow. In particular, Board members must hold firm against any business-as-usual recommendations the management team brings before them. …
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Managing our stormwater

This post contains two guest posts from readers, both of which were sent to us after the flooding on Friday 27 January, both of which discuss how we handle our stormwater. This is a guest post from Ed Clayton, who’s written for us before about Auckland’s relationship with freshwater, the potential for green-tracking light rail, and creating ‘green density’ with Ecological Build Zones. …
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