PATTRICK SMELLIE: Fault and blame for the light rail failure: so many targets

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 24 Jun 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 24 Jun 2020
"Good news," claimed the Twitter account of the Greater Auckland blog after the announcement that the Auckland light rail bid has come to the end of the line in its current form. The blog's authors have been both big supporters of light rail and shrewd commentators on the way the stalled project has developed, so why were they pleased? "The Canadians won't be building" it. "Bad news: nor will anybody else soon. Light rail in Auckland was shovel ready until derailed by Superfund and is now back to square one." And so the blame game b...
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