Weekly roundup 14-April-2022

Weekly roundup’s coming to you a day early this week, so we can all have Easter Friday off to focus our energy entirely on chocolate and hot cross buns. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post, suggesting that ebikes get added to the clean car rebate scheme, got a few of you hopeful due to a slightly deceptive title (sorry!)…
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Weekly Roundup 25-March-2022

Kia ora! Hope everyone survived the deluge that we started the week with. That, and lots more to think about in our roundup this week. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post was a guest post from the Mayor’s office explaining how the Climate Action Targeted Rate will be used to improve buses, walking and cycling.…
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Weekly Roundup 18-March-2022

Another week, and just like that we’re halfway through March! Welcome to our weekly roundup. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post covered the recent meeting of Auckland Council’s Environment and Climate Change committee, and the councillor’s responses to the tragic death of Levi James, on his bike in Royal Oak.…
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Weekly Roundup 11-March-2022

Tēnā koutou, and welcome to your weekly collection of interesting stories from the transport and urbanism world. The week in Greater Auckland On Monday, Scott slated Council’s “characteristically timid” response to the latest housing bill, when it comes to putting housing where shops and services and attractions already are.…
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Weekly roundup 04-March-2022

Kia ora. Well, this week definitely felt like it had too much news in it. Perhaps unsurprisingly, we found transport and urbanism angles on pretty much all of it. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post, by Matt, explored the pros and cons of past CRL proposals, going all the way back to 1920.…
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Weekly Roundup 25-February-2022

Kia ora – hope everyone’s safe and well this week! Header image courtesy of twitter user @bobbythekiwi. The week in Greater Auckland Monday’s post looked at the proposed Carrington development on the old Unitec land, asking if the plans are fit for purpose, especially when it comes to transport emissions On Tuesday, Heidi looked at recent coverage of Waka Kotahi’s cycling plans and investment, and asked whether Aotearoa could do with an Active Travel Commission like the UK has recently set up.…
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Weekly Roundup 18-February-2022

Kia ora. Here’s our roundup of transport news and interesting stories for the week ending mid-February. The cover photo shows Auckland Harbour Bridge closed last weekend when Cyclone Dovi rolled through, Image by David White, from Stuff. Thanks to Jolisa for co-writing this post!…
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Weekly Roundup 11-February-2022

How’s that humidity? Tired of talking about it yet? Well, our brains are a little fried. Thankfully it was another short week. The week in Greater Auckland On Tuesday, I wrote about the potential for street transformation as a response to the looming Omicron outbreak, and the bigger picture of street reallocation.…
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Weekly Roundup 4-Feb-2022

We’ve arrived at Huitanguru (February) already! Plenty happening in 2022 so far. Hope you’ve enjoyed your short week. Cover image: still from the Waka Kotahi video on the Brooklyn Hill cycleway, featured below in the post. The week in Greater Auckland On Tuesday, Matt responded to the Auckland Light Rail announcement that was made on Friday last week.…
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