0 Fresh approach needed to ease Auckland’s congestion
National Road Carriers wants to see more new thinking to gain some “quick wins” in the battle against Auckland’s traffic congestion. Continue →
0 Emergency preparation only for the privileged?
Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living – a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency preparedness agencies, according to new research from Massey University. Continue →
0 A billion-dollar boost for Auckland and New Zealand
The government’s $2.6 billion commitment to Auckland’s overwhelmed transport system is a well-balanced package of investment in road, rail and buses, says the CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand Stephen Selwood. Continue →
0 Billion-dollar boost if Auckland roads decongested
Productivity in Auckland could be boosted by at least $1.3 billion per annum if use of the roading network could be optimised, a new report claims. Continue →
0 Cities will become more desirable when IoT takes hold
Cities will become safer and more desirable to live in when the internet of things (IoT) takes hold, a research study report says. Continue →
0 Ngati Whatua to buy Ports of Auckland?
Auckland’s Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust is keen to buy the city’s port, which has been valued at $1.1 billion Trust spokesman Ngarimu Blair says it’s committed to building a consortium, which could include other iwi and a major super fund, to buy the council-owned Ports of Auckland. Continue →
0 Keeping Auckland moving while building a railway
The Connectus JV is constructing a bridge to maintain traffic flow over one of New Zealand’s busiest intersections while it builds two underground railway tunnels Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) is the biggest infrastructure project in New Zealand and is taking place in a busy inner city environment full of traffic and people. Continue →
0 Step change needed to support Auckland housing boost
A step change in infrastructure funding and investment will be required to ensure Auckland networks can accommodate the 34,500 news homes the government has promised over the next decade, says Infrastructure New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen Selwood “Auckland is in immediate need of housing and today’s announcement is a serious commitment to addressing prolonged undersupply,” he observes. Continue →