Weekly Roundup 05-August-2022

Tēnā koutou and welcome to the first weekly roundup of August/Here-turi-kōkā. Cover image: Auckland’s newest TBM gets sent underground in style. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post broke down the VKT reduction targets in the Emissions Reduction Plan. On Tuesday, Scott shared a Coalition for More Homes letter asking Council why planning for [underground] Light Rail appears to be getting in the way of denser housing where it’s needed on the Isthmus.…
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Weekly roundup 29-July-2022

It’s that time of the week again, and it’s the last weekly roundup for July. We are truly over the hump of winter! Cover image: an Auckland Sunrise, by Jordan Carter The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt wrote about Waka Kotahi’s decision to fund the increased cost of the Ngauranga to Petone seawall-with-a-bike-lane ‘cycleway’ project.…
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Weekly Roundup 22-July-2022

Kia ora and welcome to the end of a stormy week… expect heatwaves in this roundup, there’s been so much weather this week that we couldn’t not talk about it. The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt covered both the ownership change for Auckland ferries, and the Government’s extension of the fuel tax reduction and public transport discount.…
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Weekly Roundup 08-July-2022

Kia ora! Hope you’ve had a good week, and welcome to our Weekly Roundup. Header image by Jessica Rose, from Twitter The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt wrote about improving and electrifying regional rail. Tuesday’s post looked at Mayoral candidate Viv Beck’s quite sensible transport policy.…
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Weekly Roundup 01-July-2022

Ata mārie everyone and welcome to the month of Hongongoi-July. The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Scott argued that ‘zoning’ isn’t helping constructive development and should be abolished. In Tuesday’s post, Matt wondered if there’s a bigger story behind a recent sponsored NZ Herald article about Auckland Light Rail.…
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Weekly Roundup 23-June-22

Kia ora koutou. Weekly roundup’s coming a day early this week because tomorrow is our very first Matariki public holiday. Cover image by Mark Russell, via Twitter. The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt wrote about the future of the Onehunga line, which will no longer go all the way to Britomart after this weekend.…
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Weekly Roundup 10-June-2022

Kia ora! A short week, but there’s a plethora of cool things to share once again. The week in Greater Auckland Tuesday’s post, a guest post by Anna Michels, explained the health benefits of greenery in urban places. On Wednesday, Jolisa explored the awesome and the not so awesome things about Tāmaki Makaurau’s two new shared paths.…
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Weekly Roundup 03-June-2022

Nau mau haere mai ki te marama o Pipiri – it’s June and it’s Matariki season! How did that happen? The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Matt critiqued the AA’s recent call for more roads. Tuesday’s guest post by Tim Adriaansen reflected on a year of inaction on the Harbour Bridge.…
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