Deep dive – The Green’s Regional Rail Plan

The development of a national public transport system for New Zealand has always been something I think could be pursued as a national-level economic development project, with the aim of improving connections and access between regional areas and our larger cities. This could facilitate economic and social well-being in the regions, which have struggled with … Continue reading Deep dive – The Green’s Regional Rail Plan

Who will be Mayor? (and why it matters)

With the local elections underway, there are plenty of other people and places highlighting the good, bad and ugly of mayoral candidates in our cities. I don't need to add to the mix. Instead, I thought I would point out the trouble of getting good candidates to back progressive, evidence based transport policy (transport being … Continue reading Who will be Mayor? (and why it matters)