Whilst there will be genuine areas where street parking can be removed and replaced with a bus stop, the overall scenario is complex and a one-size-fits-all solution cannot be applied.
AUCKLAND GROWTH PLAN
Mayoral candidate Craig Lord has today listed his personal priorities for the next stage of Auckland’s growth and recovery.
There is a strong focus on returning Council to being a core services provider.
Mayoral candidate Craig Lord wants to completely revamp the maintenance and construction procurement process for Auckland Council preferred contractors.
The recent Appeals Court decision which ruled against the Tupuna Maunga Authority (TMA) and Auckland Council has Mayoral candidate Craig Lord wanting a full review of the processes and overall functions of the body.
BOLD OPTION FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Being strongly against the Dominion Road Light Rail proposal, Mayoral candidate Craig Lord wants the overpriced and nonsensical plan to be thrown in the bin and for the decision makers to consider other options - such as the Metrino PRT (Personal Rapid Transit) solution.
Rates Return for Rodney
Recognising rural Rodney’s contribution of both property rates and regional fuel tax to the Auckland Super City, mayoral candidate Craig Lord is vowing to reinstate the $124 million budgetary allocation that was previously promised for roading upgrades and maintenance, but removed from the budget at the 11th hour.
Mayoral candidate Craig Lord is vowing to fight for Pukekohe and Franklin - and by default the entire country - by putting a stop to future residential developments on elite growing soils.
Mayoral candidate Craig Lord has been contacted by various business owners who use the Ports of Auckland for their imports, explaining their distress over the operations.
Craig Lord wants to change the mindset of all elected officials to make them more accountable to the rate payer and voter.
NOW IS NOT THE TIME FOR SPLENDOUR
Mayoral candidate Craig Lord is going to put his foot down if he wins the election in October, putting the majority of his focus into creating a frugal and efficient Auckland Council.
My thoughts, ideas, visions and policies.