Build Auckland big and southwards for best transport outcomes, says infrastructure lobbyist

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 02 Aug 2017

By Pattrick Smellie Aug. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland should plan much more aggressively for its growth to be south of the city's isthmus, accompanied by massive investment in public transport infrastructure that such a population could support, says the head of Infrastructure New Zealand, Stephen Sellwood. Commenting on a fresh assessment of the cost of Auckland's congestion to the city's economic performance, Sellwood says concentrating south of the city "on hundreds of thousands rather than tens of thousands of homes" is one way to make...

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