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One in three New Zealanders live in Auckland, and even if you don't, and you hate the place, chances are your kids, or their kids, or your neighbour's kids, will end up in Auckland at some stage. However the average house price in Auckland is now around $700,000, land is in desperately short supply and transport systems are struggling to cope. Auckland is looking to places in the US who have worked on self-improvement programmes, and really have improved. In the state of Washington, Seattle could have had the same problems, but they don't - what did they get right? And later in the show: last week, Auckland had a very special guest - the commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation from 2007-2013, Janette Sadik-Khan. It was a time of transformation; almost 300 miles of bike lanes were added and cars were given the boot from Times Square, but why? The great forgotten truth is that great cities are great for people, and cities only really work well if people feel safe ...

Episode credited cast:
John Campbell John Campbell - Himself - Presenter / Reporter
Lachlan Forsyth Lachlan Forsyth - Himself - Reporter
Janette Sadik-Khan Janette Sadik-Khan - Herself - Fmr New York Transport Commisioner
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