Auckland Light Rail suggest Light Rail in Auckland

Auckland Light Rail (ALR) have announced they think light rail is the best solution for the City Centre to Mangere corridor, though they are still holding back key details about just what that could be. Back in April when this latest process was announced the Minister confirmed was keen to reassure us and the public  that this wouldn’t be a case of starting from scratch once again.…
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Pricing and Rail Operators

There were a couple of interesting (unrelated) bits of transport news late last week Congestion Pricing Supported Earlier this year Parliament’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee conducted an inquiry into congestion pricing in Auckland. You can see our feedback to that inquiry here.…
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How we’d build Light Rail

Tomorrow (Tuesday 31 August), the consultation for the Auckland Light Rail process closes. If you haven’t already, now’s a good time to provide some feedback. We’ve been somewhat critical of this engagement process due to a lack of information about some of the key trade-offs that need to be made.…
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The Crosstown Light Rail Option

In some posts recently I’ve mentioned about the idea of a crosstown light rail line. It’s something we’ve talked about before but given the discussions currently underway about light rail, it’s probably worth re-looking at. To explain the idea, let’s start by looking at the strategic ideas behind it.…
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An Onewa Interchange

This is a guest post by Greater Auckland reader, Jack Gibbons. Despite the Northern Busway’s enormous and continued success, it has always had one serious flaw: the lack of an interchange between Onewa Road buses and Northern Express buses, north of the harbour bridge.…
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