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

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

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