Weekly Roundup 3-December-2021

Header image: Christmas Lights on Britomart. By Brett Phibbs via NZ Herald. Tēnā koutou, and welcome to day one of the traffic-light system in Aotearoa. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post was a guest post by Hamish Mackie, summarising research that followed the various Innovating Streets for People projects around the motu On Tuesday, Jolisa and Marita looked around at the car-clogged carparks of Auckland’s lovely urban beaches and wondered how getting to the beach could work better for everyone.…
36 Comments

Weekly Roundup 19-November-2021

Header image via Curbed. Kia ora. Hope everyone’s doing well! Here’s our roundup of interesting news and findings for the week. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post, by Matt, followed several in-depth looks at Light Rail over the last couple of weeks, and looked at the lessons we can find in past rapid transit plans.…
54 Comments

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.…
84 Comments

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.…
61 Comments