Weekly Roundup – 11-Dec-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Consultations First up, a quick reminder that there are bunch of consultations that about to close so if you haven’t already, get submitting. I covered them here but as a quick reminder we’ve got Blockhouse Bay Roundabout – Closes today.…
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Dec-20 AT Board Meeting

Last week the Auckland Transport board met for the last time of the year and as usual, there was some interesting items in the various reports. Closed Agenda This is where most of the interesting items come up but all we get is the subject.…
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Supporting Sprawl in the Northwest

Auckland is currently in the midst of a building boom and most of that is development Council has termed “within the existing urban area”. 80% of all new consents are within the 2010 Metropolitan Urban Limit, which still includes a lot of sprawl in areas like Westgate and Albany.…
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Weekly Roundup – 04-Dec-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Otahuhu Platform 3 opens Monday saw the officially opening of the new platform at Otahuhu which along with 1.3km of new track and four new crossovers has been built as part of the City Rail Link works to enable trains to turn back.…
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The Congestion Question Report

Yesterday the Ministry of Transport released their latest thinking on congestion pricing as part of a piece of work they call “The Congestion Question“. This comes about three years since we last heard from the project and six years since the Len Brown initiated Alternative Transport Funding study recommended it. …
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The 2020 Consultation Season

It seems now every year at this time Auckland Transport rush out a heap of consultations before everyone heads off for summer holidays – we saw this in 2018 and in 2019. Some of these we’ve already talked about in posts recently but there are so many so here’s a summary of the key ones.…
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Weekly Roundup – 27-Nov-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Eastern Busway Bridge Seven Sharp ran a neat story on the new busway bridge that’s being built over the Tamaki River as part of the Eastern Busway. City Rail Link Updates With construction well underway the City Rail Link team continue to put out lots of updates and information.…
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A waterfront open to people

With the first of the America’s Cup related events less than a month a way, we’re finally getting an indication of what the plans will be for the city centre, including a lot of streets that will be open to pedestrians – though incredibly the Herald have put a negative spin on it.…
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