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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Vision Zero: A conversation with Women in Urbanism

Dr Matts-Åke Belin from Vision Zero has kindly offered to speak to Women in Urbanism Aotearoa, before his presentation at Auckland Conversations next Wednesday. Matts-Åke, along with a panel of Auckland urbanists, will be discussing Vision Zero principles and goals, and how they can deliver more inclusive and diverse public spaces, places and mobility that meets the needs of all Aucklanders.…
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Rethinking Lincoln Road

One of the major upcoming projects for Auckland is an upgrade of Lincoln Rd. Lincoln Rd, a major arterial route in West Auckland between Henderson and the Northwestern Motorway, has been hard done by over the years, basically turned into a large onramp to SH16.…
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Where to now for the East West Link?

It’s often difficult to link elections with major transport decisions. City Rail Link is happening, even though the previous government took a long time to be talked around to supporting the project – maybe it would have happened faster if some elections played out differently, but we’ve got there.…
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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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CRL bus stop changes 3.0

A reality of a project like the City Rail Link is disruption. This disruption creates challenges but it can also provide interesting opportunities too. Challenges One of the challenges has been that Albert St has long been one of Auckland’s most significant bus corridors.…
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What’s going wrong with the RoNS?

If once is a mistake and twice is a coincidence, by the time you get to four significant issues it’s indicative of a worrying trend. Following a series of serious issues on the government’s flagship Roads of National Significance projects, I wonder if questions need to be asked of whether the NZTA have enough oversight over their processes and whether we’re being well served by the having the organisation act as both poacher and gamekeeper of transport funding.…
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