Monthly Archives: May 2015

Trams to make a comeback? – Auckland’s 21st century Light Rail future

Auckland Transport’s announcement in January that it was seriously investigating a Light Rail solution for Auckland as a part of the draft Regional Land Transport Plan, came as a surprise to a lot of people but it’s the best news … Continue reading

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With hundreds of millions of ratepayers and taxpayers money going into public transport, the question is, are we getting value for money?

Memorandum To: Mayor and Councillors From: Michael Lee, Auckland Councillor. Date: 7 May 2015 Subject: Rail Operating Costs I am providing this memo at the request of the Budget workshp of 6 May. I have periodically raised with Councillors and … Continue reading

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Waitemata Harbour, Port and waterfront – Auckland Council leadership in over its head

Despite the mayor and council chief executive’s belated warnings, the Ports of Auckland appears to be pushing ahead with the $22m first stage of extending the Bledisloe container terminal nearly 100 metres out into the harbour. Thumbing its nose at … Continue reading

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