Vision Zero on The Nation

Dr Matts-Åke Belin who is speaking at a Women in Urbanism event tonight and at Auckland Conversations on Wednesday was interviewed on The Nation on Saturday.It’s great that this was picked up by The Nation, our increasing road toll is a disgrace.…
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Port Future Talk

The future of Auckland’s port has been in the news quite a bit lately. Port Masterplan Last week the port released a 30-year masterplan, although given what’s in it, it feels more like a 10-year plan. It’s all part of a push to claim that they’re a reformed organisation, no longer intent on pushing further out into the harbour and working towards creating a land-bridge to Devonport.…
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Satellite Cities in the South

The other day we talked about Infrastructure NZ (INZ) calling for a pipeline of projects at their annual conference last week. They also used that conference to release a discussion document calling for satellite city around Paerata. This was picked up by media, such as this report by the Herald on the Sunday.…
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Fixing the National Land Transport Fund

As discussed in this morning’s post, the Labour/Green confidence and supply agreement will lead to major change in transport investment priorities going forwards. Especially the following: National Land Transport Fund spending will be reprioritised to increase the investment in rail infrastructure in cities and regions, and cycling and walking.…
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The Waterview Voluntary Tax

The Waterview tunnels were opened in July and one of the many pieces of equipment in them are a set of four speed cameras to monitor the 80km/h speed limits. Yesterday police revealed how many tickets they had issued and the amount of voluntary tax that had been collected as a result.…
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