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We support the CEO of AT in his choice of the word "transformation". In terms of Auckland Transport, it's useful to look at the definition of the word in The Business Dictionary: "In an organizational context, a process of profound and radical change that orients an organization in a new direction and takes it to an entirely different level of effectiveness. Unlike 'turnaround' (which implies incremental progress on the same plane) transformation implies a basic change of character and...

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The energy needs of Auckland's transport network must reduce even as we become more populous. The compact city strategy, plus investment in lower-energy modes such as walking, cycling, and public transport is vital. Auckland Council has not successfully prevented helicopters being used for reasons of personal luxury, yet these machines are energy-intense, and create both noise and danger for the public. Meanwhile, some companies are pushing other energy-intensive technology, such as Uber Air...

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NZ's transport carbon emissions are low-hanging fruit, if we design ways to reduce the need for private car travel. To enable Aucklanders to live without cars, some changes are needed to our national networks, and these changes can benefit populations throughout the country too. We need to establish regional rail and regional bus services to decrease private car trips that Aucklanders (and others) make to and within the region. Having options to travel for holidays, education, sports...

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Currently there is no choice to live in a car free suburb. Perhaps in time, existing suburbs could vote to become car-free, or at least make changes so they are not dominated by the car. Until the political will to stop sprawling onto yet more farmland is achieved, we should at least be developing those new suburbs in a way that offers the choice Auckland doesn't currently have. People are generally wanting to live in established urban areas which offer proximity to amenities, not at the...

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We need more homes in central areas where people want to live. To prevent the remaining green spaces being built on, we need to convert at-grade carparks to housing.

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Greater Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand

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