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New documents showing road only harbour crossing are ‘outrageous’

Generation Zero are ‘outraged’ to see that a road-only connection is being progressed for the new Auckland Waitemata Harbour crossing, in new documents released by Transport Blog today, rather than a crossing that has both a road and rail connection. Continue reading

Labour’s Urban Sprawl policy jumping the gun say Generation Zero

Generation Zero today says the Labour Party’s policy to ‘abolish the urban limit’ is “jumping the gun”, with the metropolitan urban limit to move to a rural-urban boundary with the Unitary Plan. Continue reading

Response to NZCID report “Transport Solutions for a Growing City” released today

Generation Zero agrees with the NZCID that Auckland needs a rethink on transport and urban intensification but says that their motorway building binge is the wrong direction for the city. The group favours an approach that gives Aucklanders transport choices and one that encourages well planned intensification. Continue reading

Generation Zero responds to government electric vehicle policy announcement

Youth, transport, and climate change lobby group Generation Zero is greatly disappointed in the government's announcement of an electric vehicles policy which allows cars to use bus only lanes.     Continue reading

House Price Rise Shows Need To Pass Unitary Plan

With Auckland's median house price rising 9.3% to a record high $820,000 in March from February, youth group Generation Zero says it shows the need to increase housing supply by passing the Unitary Plan as soon as possible. Continue reading

Auckland Transport to take down Generation Zero posters

At a meeting today Auckland Transport told Generation Zero hundreds of posters the group has put up for their Better Buses campaign will be taken down. “We were told that our posters, which call for users to complain about the bus delays this time of year, had broken bylaws and would be taken down” says spokesperson Leroy Beckett Continue reading

Generation Zero statement on Unitary Plan

Today Generation Zero spokesperson Dr Sudhvir Singh will speak at the Auckland Council’s extraordinary governing body meeting on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. He will make the following comments. Continue reading

Light Rail proposal for Auckland worth discussing

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, support the innovation and ambition shown by Auckland Transport with their latest investigation into light rail for the central isthmus. Spokesperson, Dr Sudhvir Singh says ”it’s exciting to see this vision from Auckland Transport, who realise that Aucklanders are demanding a more comprehensive public transport network and better transport choices." Continue reading

Aucklanders united in favour of Skypath

Generation Zero is proud to announce that over 10,000 people have supported Skypath by submitting a resource consent submission through an online form created by Generation Zero. “The huge response we have seen in just a few days shows how strongly Aucklanders support Skypath” says Generation Zero spokesperson Dr Sudhvir Singh. “The overwhelming support for this project underlines its importance as an iconic attraction and key transport link.” Continue reading

New Zealand poor performer in global climate action ranking

New Zealand has received a poor rating for its efforts on climate change, ranked 43rd overall in the Climate Change Performance Index 2015 – an annual assessment of the world's largest CO2 emitters released this morning at the UN climate conference in Lima, Peru. Continue reading