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Top Debate | January 10, 2012
This is AKT’s fourth anniversary.
As a reluctant blogger, I’ve been bewildered by the success of AKT and its undeniable influence. First launched as...
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Auckland, Featured, Top Debate | December 24, 2011
Have a great Christmas Day!
My wish list to Santa is very small and reasonable in view of the economic times:
Full government funding of the City Rail Link
Auckland, Featured, General, Motorways, Top Debate | December 17, 2011
How much urban sprawl is good for Auckland? It has major transport planning implications.
That debate is back on the table after the recently established Productivity...
Auckland, Featured, General, Top Debate, Trains | December 16, 2011
Anyone else overhear the grumbles this morning when leaflets were distributed to Auckland rail commuters advising them of the Christmas rail closedown starting today?
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Trains | December 14, 2011
Have we learnt nothing from the RWC opening night fiasco?
Last night I had to walk away from the Foo Fighters public transport shambles it was so depressing. And...
Featured, General, Top Debate | December 13, 2011
The appointment of Gerry Brownlee as the new transport minister is a National stroke of genius.
It sets in chain a bid to covert the next trophy in the cabinet:...
Auckland, General, Top Debate | December 13, 2011
Great news that David Shearer has been made Labour leader.
Here’s my earlier post (and I’m pleased to be told Mr Shearer did read it at the time)
Auckland, Featured, Motorways, Top Debate | December 10, 2011
It’s hard to believe but this Christmas you won’t have to wait for ages to cross the Kopu Bridge at busy times.
Prime Minister John Key and an equally...
Bus, Featured, Top Debate, Trains | December 5, 2011
I’ve been using buses more than trains in the last few weeks, for a number of reasons including getting tired of running late when trains get stopped outside...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate | December 2, 2011
The big $27m Auckland Council civic project at Westgate is a step closer.
We’ve now been able to see developed designs for the new town square and library, designs...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Trains | December 2, 2011
Good news for those using the Henderson railway station.
It’s going to get safer to cross to the station.
Auckland Transport is proposing to change the existing...
Featured, Top Debate, Trains | November 28, 2011
Steven Joyce’s well justified reward for creating yet another stunning victory for National will be a new Cabinet post – and he wants something to do...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate | November 28, 2011
So at last the Auckland Council has told the tent people of Occupy Auckland to let the people have their public square back.
They have been handed a trespass notice.
Featured, Top Debate | November 26, 2011
Feel free to chat election.
Featured, Top Debate, Trains | November 23, 2011
The planned Waikato rail service has taken another hit but it’s not dead.
Waikato Regional Council today decided against rating for Hamilton-Auckland passenger...
Auckland, Bus, Featured, Top Debate, Trains | November 23, 2011
As expected, RWC inflated the figures for Auckland public transport in October creating records and big increases.
It took the annual figure to a near 10% increase....
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Train stations, Trains | November 23, 2011
Mangere Rail Station will close from December 9.
It is served by only four southbound AM peak trains each weekday during school term time to primarily serve King’s...
Bus, Featured, Top Debate | November 23, 2011
The new LINK bus services are proving popular- ahead of targets. While the original green Link has kept its usual customers.
A report to the board of Auckland Transport...
Featured, Top Debate, Trains | November 21, 2011
Should election candidates be banned from railway platforms?
It sounded rather over the top for a Labour candidate to be ordered off the Onehunga station by a bellowing...
Cycling, Featured, General, Top Debate | November 20, 2011
A fascinating debate has raged in Toronto in the last few days about cyclists and stop signs – an issue I have fiercely discussed by both cyclists and angry...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate | November 20, 2011
When the proposed St Lukes mall expansion was debated here – and some of us raised questions about the traffic and public transport issues it brought, it was...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Train stations, Trains | November 17, 2011
Works are about to get underway near the Mainline Steam depot at the foot of the Domain to lower the tracks between Parnell and Newmarket for the proposed new Parnell...
Featured, Top Debate, Trains | November 15, 2011
The famous Rimutaka Incline, 40km north-west of Wellington closed in October 1955 when rail traffic was re-routed through a new Rimutaka tunnel. Plans are to bring...
Auckland, Cycling, Featured, Motorways, Top Debate | November 15, 2011
An innovative proposal is going before Auckland Council for a boardwalk along Tamaki Drive as a long-term solution to the ongoing transport issues including concern...
Auckland, Featured, General, Motorways, Top Debate | November 15, 2011
NZTA insists there’ll be a “settling in period” with the new Victoria Park tunnel.
Motorists have been complaining about delays last night.
The Victoria Park...
Electric trains | September 7, 2012 | 0 comments
Auckland, General | December 25, 2011 | 26 comments
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