Weekly Roundup 01-October-2021

Featured image: a Tokyo logistics trolley, Dan Hill/Medium And just like that, it’s October already. Aucklanders spent all of Mahuru/September, in lockdown. Hope you’re all doing well, here’s our weekly roundup! The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post by Matt dove into Auckland’s public transport fares, how they’ve changed over the last decade, and how they compare to other cities On Tuesday, Matt wrote about the just-announced cluster of Midtown regeneration projects Wednesday’s post by Marita recounted her experience of a lockdown ride to the city centre, and the kid’s-eye view it gave her And yesterday’s post, again authored by Matt, went through the items on the list for this month’s AT board meeting.…
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Weekly Roundup 24-September-2021

Hope you’ve had a great week. Here’s our roundup of interesting stories. The week in Greater Auckland posts Monday’s post was a guest post by Chris Lange, about his street’s successful play streets events and subsequent confusing follow-up by AT On Tuesday, Matt wrote about the outcomes of Auckland Light Rail’s 6-month investigation phase On Wednesday we had a guest post by Paul Callister and Robert McLachlan about the immense amount of road construction in the Kāpiti Coast and Horowhenua, and what that means for the region’s emissions Thursday’s post, again from Matt, covered the latest designs for Queen Street Bus stop names The names of bus stops are changing to make it easier for many to navigate.…
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Weekly roundup 27-Aug-2021

Header image via twitter user @wildbaynz Ata mārie everyone. After a week and a half in lockdown you’re probably sick of the internet, but just in case you’re not, here’s our roundup of transport and urbanism reads for the week. City Rail Link August footage This drone footage of the Mt Eden station area was taken just before work ceased because of the level 4 lockdown.…
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Weekly Roundup 20-Aug-21

Kia ora koutou kātoa (that’s our best Ashley Bloomfield impression), we’re settling into Level 4 life once more, and hope you’re going OK. It’s been quite a week all around the motu, with good news and not-so-good news. It was encouraging to hear at the 1pm briefing yesterday that there is a likely link between the current community cases and a recent MIQ case.…
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Weekly Roundup 13-Aug-21

Header image: Discourses of Climate Delay, by Leonard Chemineau Welcome to the middle of Hereturikōkā (August), and here’s our weekly roundup. This week’s roundup has been written in the shadow of the IPCC report that came out on Monday night, and the ways in which we are and are not responding to its challenge.…
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