Yesterday’s National Policy Statement is yet another reminder that the Government favours Auckland sprawling outward rather than building up. We have commented previously on how sprawl is a false economy, making houses cheaper but increasing transport costs instead. Some of these costs are borne by the people forced to live on the city fringe, but many are borne by the Council and other ratepayers and drivers. The National Policy Statement does nothing to solve these issues.
Why urban sprawl in Auckland is a bad idea: Whiteboard Friday was last modified: September 5th, 2016 by