Time to rethink Mill Rd

Last week the NZ Herald highlighted how Waka Kotahi NZTA were ramping up their works on the Mill Rd project and that hundreds of homes and businesses are in the way of this huge project. This includes a lot of new homes built just four years ago.…
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Weekly Roundup – 18-Dec-20

Here’s our wrap up for the week. This will probably be the last one this year. Te Komititanga Opening Today’s the day Ke Komititanga, the beautiful new public space that has replaced lower Queen St is being officially opened. It’s been over four years since construction started on the City Rail Link and it will be fantastic to have some more public space in the city again.…
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Briefings to the new Transport Minister Part 2

Yesterday I wrote about the Briefing to the Incoming Minister from the Ministry of Transport. The post was already fairly long, so I left some of the other items for a second post, which is today. Kiwirail The Kiwirail BIM is one of the most interesting to me as they are starting to show some ambition for the rail network whereas up until recently most of their focus has been on day to day survival.…
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Highway Cost Blowouts

Transmission Gully has made a lot of headlines this year for budget blowouts but as we learnt on Saturday, it’s far from the only project. Stuff’s Thomas Coughlan reports: A handful of roads have managed to go $1.1 billion over budget, forcing the Government’s transport agency to make tough choices to make its books balance.…
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Weekly Roundup – 11-Dec-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Consultations First up, a quick reminder that there are bunch of consultations that about to close so if you haven’t already, get submitting. I covered them here but as a quick reminder we’ve got Blockhouse Bay Roundabout – Closes today.…
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Dec-20 AT Board Meeting

Last week the Auckland Transport board met for the last time of the year and as usual, there was some interesting items in the various reports. Closed Agenda This is where most of the interesting items come up but all we get is the subject.…
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