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National's transport plan: It's big, but will it 'smash' Auckland's jams?

On Jul 17, 2020
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RT @BikeAKL: In National's proposal for Auckland, "the future of the proposed Harbour Bridge add-on for walkers and cyclists is in doubt, with Collins suggesting ferries might be an alternative." You're gonna need some bigger ferries... https://t.co/gn5TCYLdc8 https://t.co/FCP7ifyn3n
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ANALYSIS: Auckland could get a cross-harbour tunnel sooner than expected, but it may lose its voice in the process.

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On Jul 17, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @BikeAKL: In National's proposal for Auckland, "the future of the proposed Harbour Bridge add-on for walkers and cyclists is in doubt, with Collins suggesting ferries might be an alternative." You're gonna need some bigger ferries... https://t.co/gn5TCYLdc8 https://t.co/FCP7ifyn3n
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National's transport plan: It's big, but will it 'smash' Auckland's jams?

National's transport plan: It's big, but will it 'smash' Auckland's jams?

ANALYSIS: Auckland could get a cross-harbour tunnel sooner than expected, but it may lose its voice in the process.

Looking back: Light rail in Christchurch – “Bob’s folly” or missed opportunity?

Looking back: Light rail in Christchurch – “Bob’s folly” or missed opportunity?

Light rail was proposed by the Christchurch City Council – and then mayor Bob Parker – in 2011 as part of the Draft City Plan, the centrepiece recovery plan for the city following the 2…

Light rail to Auckland airport: Why do we need it and what's the hold up?

Light rail to Auckland airport: Why do we need it and what's the hold up?

OPINION: Will the government's big reveal on Auckland light rail bring a big surprise?

Derailed: How Auckland’s light rail network went off the tracks

Derailed: How Auckland’s light rail network went off the tracks

Plans for a modern, efficient light rail network have taken an unexpected detour. Greater Auckland editor Matt Lowrie recounts the brief history of how we got here, and how there may still ...

Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2020

Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2020

Across North America, there are dozens of transit projects now under construction. Learn what’s being planned in your city.

$60m public transport project for South Auckland railway station

$60m public transport project for South Auckland railway station

A contract has been awarded for a major new public transport project in south Auckland, which it's hoped will ease the regular gridlock traffic on the way to the airport. The $60 million ...

Wednesday’s Headlines

Wednesday’s Headlines

The Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 12-16, 2020. Click here for more information. Happy new year! With 2019 in the rear-view ...

Why It's So Expensive to Build Urban Rail in the U.S.

Why It's So Expensive to Build Urban Rail in the U.S.

Most developed countries can build subways and light rail at a reasonable cost. Not the United States.

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

As new urban transit lines expand, dense development near stations tries to reinvigorate car-centric communities.

Cap Metro offers ‘vision plan’ for Austin transit

Cap Metro offers ‘vision plan’ for Austin transit

On a recent Tuesday night at Austin City Hall, Michael McHone was one of dozens in attendance to listen to Capital Metro CEO Randy Clarke and other

We Spent 20 Years and $130 Million on Light Rail. Then Duke Decided It Was Inconvenient.

We Spent 20 Years and $130 Million on Light Rail. Then Duke Decided It Was Inconvenient.

“I’m convinced they did not try to kill this light rail project because of all the things they mentioned. They did not want this project for some reason.”