What we expect and want to see from the ERP

Today the government are releasing their Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP), with the details released to the public at midday. The ERP: “will set out exactly how the Government plans to deliver on the first emissions budget. The Minister of Finance will also outline the first investments from the Climate Emergency Response Fund on the same day”.…
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A harbour Gondola?

Every few years a new proposal pops up wanting us to invest in a new or different form of transport – invariably that only the proposer can provide. And that’s happened once again, this time with a suggestion to build a gondola over the harbour.…
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Congestion Pricing Green Light?

On Monday the government will release their Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) following the release of their emissions budgets a few days ago. A draft ERP was released and consulted on last year and the final version: “will set out exactly how the Government plans to deliver on the first emissions budget.…
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More on Maioro

One of the big challenges for Auckland Transport (and other transport agencies) is how to get more out of our existing road networks, because large scale road widening is both politically challenging and any time you need to move kerbs and services it becomes horrendously expensive.…
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Electric Ferries for Auckland

Some ferry good news yesterday with the government announcing funding to build two electric ferries for Auckland. Auckland harbour ferries are set to get quieter, cleaner and greener, thanks to two new fully-electric ferries for commuters and sightseers to travel on, Minister for Energy and Resources Dr Megan Woods announced today.…
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Through-Routing Buses

Last year Auckland Transport consulted on their long-term plans for buses in the city centre. Part of the plan involves creating two high-quality east-west bus corridors through the city but another key part to it involves building up to five major off-street bus facilities on the edges of the city centre for buses to terminate at with services routed to a facility on the opposite side of the city to the one they enter on.…
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