Airport Rail Connection in Christchurch ???

Today’s little exercise is to answer a question of how to get an airport connection in Christchurch. How do you make a connection when an airport when it is surrounded by residential areas? Actually it isn’t as surrounded as you’d think. There are noise corridors defined, and bringing a rail line through these corridors is… Continue reading Airport Rail Connection in Christchurch ???

Another time wasting Government review announced

We’re still waiting for the repeal of National’s cuts to public transport funding through the PTOM and farebox recovery target. Without those improvements there is no more money available to improve public transport in Canterbury. We’re also waiting for the repeal of legislation in the resource management area like National’s Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining)… Continue reading Another time wasting Government review announced

A good public transport system is more than just modes or vehicles.

This past weekend we availed ourselves of the opportunity to ride on Redbus’s latest fleet additions, the trio of all-electric buses which they have introduced to the airport run. The ride experience was moderately superior to the regular buses mainly in the noise level and smooth fast acceleration. However the next day riding back on … Continue reading A good public transport system is more than just modes or vehicles.