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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Supporting Sprawl in the Northwest

Auckland is currently in the midst of a building boom and most of that is development Council has termed “within the existing urban area”. 80% of all new consents are within the 2010 Metropolitan Urban Limit, which still includes a lot of sprawl in areas like Westgate and Albany.…
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Weekly Roundup – 04-Dec-20

Here’s our weekly roundup Otahuhu Platform 3 opens Monday saw the officially opening of the new platform at Otahuhu which along with 1.3km of new track and four new crossovers has been built as part of the City Rail Link works to enable trains to turn back.…
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Light Rail process rebuke

In his guest post yesterday Minister of Transport Michael Wood highlighted that light rail was a priority for him and that he expects to make an announcement on the next steps for the project next year. There are going to be a lot of decisions to make to get us from where things are to having spades in the ground and one of the key ones is how the project moves forward and will be delivered.…
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The Congestion Question Report

Yesterday the Ministry of Transport released their latest thinking on congestion pricing as part of a piece of work they call “The Congestion Question“. This comes about three years since we last heard from the project and six years since the Len Brown initiated Alternative Transport Funding study recommended it. …
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