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ALAN DAVIES | February 04, 2016 | CYCLING | |

Is cycling on roads getting safer or more dangerous?

The probability of getting killed while cycling on the road in Australia is declining in “real” terms i.e relative to the increase in the number of cyclists. However progress with serious injuries doesn’t seem to be as positive

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ALAN DAVIES | February 03, 2016 | CARS & TRAFFIC | 3 |

Will ever-bigger fines stop trucks smashing into rail bridges?

Trucks always seem to be hitting overhead rail bridges causing disruption and endangering other road users. But ever-bigger fines aren’t likely to do much to address the problem

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ALAN DAVIES | February 01, 2016 | CARS & TRAFFIC | 27 |

Will politicians ever do anything real about cars in our cities?

Politicians like to give the impression they’re taking action to prepare our cities for growth but it’s mostly rhetoric; they continue to avoid taking serious action to address the role of cars

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ALAN DAVIES | December 31, 2015 | MISCELLANEOUS | |

What were the most-read articles published by The Urbanist in 2015?

A “top-20” list of those articles published by The Urbanist that attracted the largest numbers of readers over the course of 2015, from trains to bicycles, architecture, motorways, and much more

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ALAN DAVIES | December 23, 2015 | BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS | 2 |

What books to read over the holiday season?

It’s almost Christmas so here’re some pre-certified suggestions for good novels to read over the holidays. They’re mostly quite recent and some of them are even very fashionable reading at the moment

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ALAN DAVIES | December 22, 2015 | LINKS | 1 |

Tuesday’s links for urbanists

Links to another ten interesting new articles for urbanists and others from around the traps

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ALAN DAVIES | December 21, 2015 | MISCELLANEOUS | |

Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist last month

Including liveable suburbs, the media and cities, what Turnbull should do on cities policy, public transport, traffic congestion, airport rail, distinctive city architecture, Paris Metro, cycling in Amsterdam, and inner suburban parking

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ALAN DAVIES | December 18, 2015 | LINKS | |

Friday’s links for urbanists

Links to ten interesting new articles for urbanists and others from around the traps

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ALAN DAVIES | December 18, 2015 | CARS & TRAFFIC | 6 |

Damming an urban river for a damn motorway? Seriously?

‘River may be dammed for new tollway’ says The Age. Either Victoria’s Andrews Government has jumped the shark after just one year in office or Fairfax is getting further and further out of its depth

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ALAN DAVIES | December 17, 2015 | LINKS | |

Thursday’s links for urbanists

Links to nine interesting new articles on cities from around the traps

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