Weekly Roundup 23-February-2024

It’s Friday and here are some of the things that caught our attention this week. This Week in Greater Auckland On Monday. Matt asked if the upcoming Regional Land Transport Programme will be another debacle. On Wednesday. we ran a guest post from Nick Reid on why the CRL will fail immediately – in a good way.…
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Weekly Roundup 9-February-2024

It’s Friday again and so here’s some articles that caught our attention this week. This Week in Greater Auckland With Waitangi Day this week we only ran one post this week On Tuesday, Matt looked at the briefing Transport Minister Simeon Brown had from the Ministry of Transport as he came into the role.…
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Weekly Roundup 26-January-2024

It’s Friday and we’ve got a long weekend ahead of us so here’s a few things that caught our attention this week to enjoy for some weekend reading. This week in Greater Auckland On Monday Matt looked at the latest versions of Auckland Transport’s Rapid Transit Network maps On Wednesday Matt covered the completion of the the summer rail shutdown – though we do have another rail shutdown this weekend.…
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Weekly Roundup 19-January-2024

It’s Friday again and so we’re bringing back the weekly roundup again. This week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt covered the news that the new government has officially cancelled Auckland’s (tunnelled) light rail project. On Wednesday we shared a post about the idea of straightening the 25 bus route.…
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2024 – The Year Ahead

Welcome to 2024. After wrapping up 2023, here’s a look at some of the things we can expect to see and will be watching for this year. Public Transport Ridership Recovery The last few years have been extremely disruptive for public transport ridership, initially from COVID but then we were hit with massive disruption across all modes with staffing shortages on buses and ferries, and the need for Kiwirail to rebuild large parts of the rail network resulting in closures.…
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Weekly Roundup 22-December-2023

It’s Friday again and Christmas is just around the corner. Here’s our final weekly roundup of the year. This week in Greater Auckland On Monday we ran a guest post about the existential threat for NZs rail network – yet again On Tuesday Matt wrote about how we need better enforcement if AT wants to stop “bad parking cards” CRL Cash Grab The Herald wrote about how the YMCA are trying to get $18 million out of the Auckland Council for the CRL passing under their property on the corner of Pitt St and Greys Ave YMCA North Inc wanted $18 million compensation for Auckland Council compulsorily acquiring land under its valuable city site for the $5.5 billion City Rail Link but the council only offered it $262,000.…
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