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Yellow lines tell us no more than we already know

I’ve spent a good deal of time looking into the issue of parking in Faversham’s town centre, first of all campaigning against the proposal to paint yellow lines and then working as a member of the Public Realm Group. 564 more words


Auckland transport plan announced

Labour Minister Phil Twyford and mayor Phil Goff have announced a ten year transport plan for Auckland.

While it will bolster rail, cycleways and walkways, it includes major spending on new roads and motorway improvements links, and will rely in part on Public Partnerships and toll roads as well as a regional fuel tax. 384 more words


Summer of Love: 50 Years On

Yes, I confess it: I am old enough to remember the Summer of Love when the 60s really got into their stride and 19-year-old idealists (as I then was) found a world of button down suits fixated with material wealth and the Cold War far less beguiling than an alternative mantra to “tune in, turn on and drop out” . 728 more words


Oloolua: Residents Stranded & Left Without Water

Residents of Kangawa, Oloolua Ward have requested China Roads and Construction Company (CCCC) which is contracted to build the SGR to take responsibility and keep feeder roads in the condition they  were before they began operations in the area or better.  502 more words


Sydney Metro West's slow unveiling

The State Government’s continued gradual unveiling of station options for the Sydney Metro West line between Parramatta and the Sydney CBD is slowly revealing the final route, suggesting a middle path between a high-speed line and a traditional frequent-stopping metro. 1,990 more words


K+N unfazed by box lines’ moves deeper into logistics

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FRANKFURT, Apr 26 (FAM) – Kuehne + Nagel is not unduly concerned by the emerging vertical integration ambitions of ocean shipping lines keen to expand their role within logistics, underlining that smaller forwarders are the most at risk from disruption or digitalization in the sector. 43 more words


PSA launches ‘global trading platform’ for shippers and forwarders

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SINGAPORE, Apr 26 (FAM) – Port giant PSA International has launched a new global trading platform for shippers and forwarders, a digital eco-system that aims to cut supply chain inefficiencies, increase cargo owners’ control of shipments, and help logistics service providers (LSPs) to collaborate. 47 more words