Sunday reading 16 July 2017

Welcome back to Sunday reading. The best thing I’ve read this week was a post on Reddit’s Los Angeles sub-forum that outlined how parking requirements make Los Angeles too expensive. Read the whole thing – it’s a fantastic exposition of the invisible costs of seemingly innocuous rules: EVERYTHING built in LA is defined by parking, whether we like it or not.…
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Govt Funded and Toll Free Skypath

Some interesting and promising news yesterday about SkypathA toll-free SkyPath at no cost to Aucklanders “As a result of discussions with Transport Minister Simon Bridges we have the opportunity to deliver a toll-free SkyPath at no cost to Auckland ratepayers” says SkyPath Project Director Bevan Woodward.…
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Quay St cycleway turns one

On Saturday, one of Auckland’s most important cycleways turned one.The Quay St cycleway was opened on July 08, 2016 by now former Prime Minister John Key.One of the best things about the Quay St cycleway is that it’s on-street and is a great example of how we can get more efficiency out of our road network.…
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