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Auckland Housing Accord 'continues to license urban sprawl'

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is appalled at the next stage of the Auckland Housing Accord, released today, as it is once again focussed on urban sprawl. The fourth tranche of 41 Special Housing Areas (SHAs), allows for 8000 dwellings, nearly two thirds of which are in the form of greenfield development. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Greens transport plan offers smart way forward for Wellington

Youth climate change group Generation Zero says the Green Party’s Wellington transport plan announced today is a smart blueprint for a prosperous low carbon city, and shows that there is now cross-party support for a light rail solution for Wellington. The Greens’ costed plan would focus investment in better and cleaner public transport and improved walking and cycling facilities by reallocating funding from currently planned road projects. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Community backed Cycleway to be Trialled

Youth group, Generation Zero, are pleased that Auckland Transport are responding to the over 100 business and 2500 people who signed up in support of separated cycleways on Krd by announcing that they will trial protected bicycle lanes within the next 12 months. Cycling spokesperson, Emma McInnes; “This is a great victory for the local community of Krd who overwhelmingly supported the campaign from the very start.” Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Generation Zero welcomes adoption of Congestion Free Network

National youth organisation Generation Zero has welcomed the Green Party’s commitment to implementing the Congestion Free Network proposed last year by Generation Zero and Transport Blog. The Congestion Free Network is a comprehensive plan for an affordable integrated public transport system in Auckland, with high frequency bus and rail lines physically separated from traffic congestion. Continue reading