A proposal of preposterous audacity

Commentator David Slack has kindly granted us permission to re-post this Sunday column, written especially for subscribers to his popular daily Substack newsletter More Than a Feilding). We’re glad, as it’s too good not to share! A Proposal of Preposterous Audacity that is Totally Worth It and Not By Any Means Too Much By David Slack, originally published 3 July 2021 on More Than a Feilding A beautiful thing happened last weekend in Auckland, on a beautiful winter day.…
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Improving the Regional Land Transport Plan

Portland’s Streetcar services cancelled due to heat damage of the cables. On Monday, the Board of Auckland Transport (AT) approved the Auckland Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP), a $37 billion ten-year plan of transport investment for the city. Councillors had reluctantly endorsed the plan last Thursday, on the understanding that Council and AT would together develop a Transport Emissions Reductions Plan that heads the city in a new direction.…
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