Auckland became a Vision Zero region today with the release of the new safety message: no deaths or serious injuries on our transport network by 2050.Read more →
The Rodney Local Board will decide on Thursday on performance measures & proposed bus routes to be funded under the board’s transport targeted rate.Read more →
Transport Minister Phil Twyford – who’s also Housing & Urban Development Minister – said on Friday a record $5.7 billion transport investment over the next 3 years “will get Auckland moving and deliver a safer, better connected & more resilient transport system”.Read more →
Len Brown finishes his 2 terms as the Auckland super-city’s first mayor on a high note – an agreement signed with the Government on Wednesday on funding the city rail link, and a second agreement yesterday on the Auckland transport alignment project.Read more →
The NZ Council for Infrastructure Development issued a report yesterday calling for “a major rethink on transport & urban intensification”.Read more →
Ministry opens building product complaints email address – Infrastructure lobby to release transport solutions reportRead more →
The Government-council alignment agreement on Auckland transport signed on Thursday is an historic advance, but is still written defensively enough for the Government to find a way out.Read more →
Mayor Len Brown has hailed the launch of the Auckland and the government.
Auckland mayor Len Brown & Transport Minister Simon Bridges signed the terms of reference yesterday for an Auckland transport alignment project, which Mr Brown hailed as an historic milestone in the relationship between the 2 government levels.
Lisbon study shows how to take 90% of cars off streetRead more →
“For the most part, the people who run the city’s myriad transport organisations still haven’t figured out how to deal with the most important, most obvious innovation in transport: the smartphone.”Read more →
Helsinki in Finland has a less ambitious population growth estimate than Auckland, but is far more ambitious in changing the central city to manage that growth.Read more →
It’s conceivable – though, on the multitude of poll results, improbable – that the Green Party will be part of the new government formed after the 20 September elections, so it’s prudent to pay some attention to the party’s view on the national transport network.Read more →
Voluntary groups the Auckland Transport blog, Generation Zero and the Campaign for Better Transport will present their blueprint for expanding mass transit in Auckland to Auckland Council’s transport committee tomorrow.Read more →
Auckland’s consensus building group ruled out many options for meeting the region’s transport funding shortfall before finally settling on the 2 it offered on Monday. The report will go to the Auckland Council meeting on Thursday 25 July without a recommendation, but with preferences highlighted. The group, established by mayor Len Brown last October, drew […]Read more →
They’re banging heads against the brick wall again. The consensus building group, which Auckland mayor Len Brown appointed to identify alternative methods to fund the expansion of transport around the region, once more came up with fuel tax & road pricing charges as the primary tools. The Government has already ruled out a regional fuel […]Read more →