#CitiesSkylines New Expansion Out Next Month: PARKS – Lots and Lots of PARKS

No not car parks   Paradox and Colossal Order have announced a new DLC coming out for their vaunted hit – Cities Skylines   From Paradox via STEAM: We’re thrilled to announce Parklife, our next expansion for Cities: Skylines! 19 APRIL – THELETTERZ We’re pleased to announce that Cities: Skylines will be getting a playful new expansion, Parklife. Parklife is a lively new add-on for the … Continue reading #CitiesSkylines New Expansion Out Next Month: PARKS – Lots and Lots of PARKS

Monorail! #CitiesSkylines

Let’s try Monorail We are all familiar The Simpsons and Monorail:   There is even an essay on Monorails and Urban Geography: MONORAIL: A KEY URBAN LESSON FROM THE SIMPSONS. So last night I decided for the first time in Cities Skylines to build a monorail line from the City Centre to Thorton Park halfway across the map. At the moment the line only has … Continue reading Monorail! #CitiesSkylines

Introducing San Layton City A #CitiesSkylines New Creation

Testing out new features   San Solaria recently reached its limits as the game as a vehicle agent limit of 15,000 to prevent the computer being overtaxed. This means your cities without a mod to break the limit mature out at around 300,000 to 500,000 as San Solaria did. I will keep going back to San Solaria to tweak it but in the meantime it … Continue reading Introducing San Layton City A #CitiesSkylines New Creation

Redesigning the Transit Network #CitiesSkylines Style. Lessons for Auckland

Could Cities Skylines transit network redesign offer hints for Auckland’s poor accessibility to transit?   Yesterday a paper was released by MRCageny on accessibility to transit and basically how Auckland’s accessibility let alone equity to transit sucked. The paper can be found in the Tweet below and I’ll write on this more extensively next month after the Summer Series concludes: New Research! Public transportation accessibility: … Continue reading Redesigning the Transit Network #CitiesSkylines Style. Lessons for Auckland

San Solaria Going Green Continues #CitiesSkylines

New Green policy continues I speak Green in Twitter I follow Green on #CitiesSkylines.  As shown in San Solaria Leads the Way in Low Carbon Future San Solaria gets 95% of its power from green sources while 1/3 of the Districts are ‘Green’ Districts  and several more following E-cars for residents.   The last week I have been developing up Solarian Ranges after completing the last of … Continue reading San Solaria Going Green Continues #CitiesSkylines

San Solaria Leads the Way in Low Carbon Future

95% of power from clean sources – sodding incinerators hold up the rest   Emissions free power or close to it. I talk about and advocate for it but do I lead by example within #CitiesSkylines?   This graph is from San Solaria City on where its electricity comes from: If you wanted it in pure numbers: Hydro from two dams: 400MW Wave from two … Continue reading San Solaria Leads the Way in Low Carbon Future