Trans City vs Local District Transit. #CitiesSkylines Lessons for Auckland

Final Part of the Series (Part 6) in Lessons for Auckland   In my ALL ABOARD. Light Rail Moving You Around. Lessons for Auckland post I had mentioned the two types of tram systems I run: Four new tram lines were built with two connecting to the wider city and two travelling within the area forming a City Link type circuit. The photos below are of City … Continue reading Trans City vs Local District Transit. #CitiesSkylines Lessons for Auckland

ALL ABOARD. Light Rail Moving You Around. Lessons for Auckland

Part Four – Moving Through the New Urban Form In Lessons for Auckland Ctd – Proof is in the Pudding: From Motorway to a Place People Love. #CitiesSkylines we see how the urban form established itself from what was a motorway to a new urban area mixed with residential and commerce. The question is how to move everyone around this new area and how do we connect … Continue reading ALL ABOARD. Light Rail Moving You Around. Lessons for Auckland

Lessons for Auckland Ctd – Proof is in the Pudding: From Motorway to a Place People Love. #CitiesSkylines

Part Three – The Urban Form Established   Where a motorway once was is now a thriving urban area that connects the City Centre up to the main urban area in San Solaria City. Putting down some side streets, a lane way or five, building the tram line and placing down some Government buildings marked the coming of age of an area that was once … Continue reading Lessons for Auckland Ctd – Proof is in the Pudding: From Motorway to a Place People Love. #CitiesSkylines

From the BIG DIG to New Urban Spaces. Stitching Up Two Urban Areas #CitiesSkylines

Part Two – reconnect the urban areas   A recap from Part One – Bury the Motorway: Motorways, great for moving cars and trucks but boy do they take up land and create large severance in the urban form. In San Solaria City the Great Solarian Coastal Motorway was a 6-lane highway that ran east-west along the Solarian Coast connecting the city up to the … Continue reading From the BIG DIG to New Urban Spaces. Stitching Up Two Urban Areas #CitiesSkylines

BIG DIG – TRANSFORM SAN SOLARIA #CitiesSkylines

Part one – bury the motorway   Motorways, great for moving cars and trucks but boy do they take up land and create large severance in the urban form. In San Solaria City the Great Solarian Coastal Motorway was a 6-lane highway that ran east-west along the Solarian Coast connecting the city up to the wider region. The highway was already there when I built … Continue reading BIG DIG – TRANSFORM SAN SOLARIA #CitiesSkylines

#CitiesSkylines Greens Cities Out. City Going Green

San Solaria goes green   The latest DLC for Cities Skylines came out earlier this week with the theme about being Green.   From Paradox: Green Cities 1.9.0 Patch Notes 20 OCTOBER – THELETTERZ Good day to you all! Here are the patch notes for the 1.9 patch coming today along with the Green Cities Expansion! Hopefully loaded with a bunch of fixes and tweaks you … Continue reading #CitiesSkylines Greens Cities Out. City Going Green

#CitiesSkylines Night Shots an Art of Beauty

San Solaria at night   Night shots of your Cities Skylines cities I find are a work of art and beauty. Just something about night time over a humming city that gives emphasis that your City is alive. San Solaria is a 24 hour city with activity always happening whether it be the industrial complexes, the tourism or leisure districts or even residential areas as … Continue reading #CitiesSkylines Night Shots an Art of Beauty