Including America’s most bikeable neighbourhoods, love trains, lost buildings, world’s most expensive train station, breakthrough technologies, and are shopping arcades the new laneways?,…
The 2013 architecture Awards season is getting into full swing across the nation. It’s timely to ask if Awards tell us much about what good architecture is or if they’re just about appearances
Cyclists are frequently criticised for ignoring red lights, but focussing on greater compliance won’t make motorists accept them as legitimate road users
It looks like construction of Melbourne’s East-West Link freeway will go ahead while Melbourne Metro languishes, but the case hasn’t been made that the Link is the best road option available
Now that cycling is increasingly a ‘mainstream’ mode of transport, there’re calls for cyclists to conform to the road rules. But it prompts the question why some cyclists don’t in the first place
An assortment of links including the day the music didn’t die, stop calling people NIMBYs, Bicycles are mainstream now – stop at lights, the geography of hate, top 10 ‘redneck’ cities in US……..
The East-West Link promoted by Tony Abbott and Dennis Napthine looks questionable, but the media should promote debate on its merits not pedal equally doubtful arguments on the front page
Brisbane’s Cross River Rail and Melbourne’s Metro are good projects and warrant funding, but the budget for transport infrastructure is driven more by smart politics than good policy
Los Angeles routinely ranks as one of the most congested cities in the US. Yet a new study says it offers greater accessibility to employment than any other metropolitan area in the country
James Packer reckons his planned hotel/casino in Barangaroo will be the most iconic building in Sydney since the Opera House. But is another international icon either necessary or achievable?
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