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Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in July

Including the cost of infrastructure, what to do about traffic congestion, long commutes, car share, speeding fines, the growth of cycling, car parking, “dog box” apartments, and more

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Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in June

Including food deserts, cities in the future, fuel excise, apartment standards, bicycle-friendly cities, driverless cars, public transport vs cars, cultural precincts, Sydney vs Vancouver, and more

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Is questioning the bicycle helmet law being ‘contrary’?

Media Watch characterised Radio National’s questioning of the mandatory bicycle helmet law as “all about being contrary”. ‘Contrary’ is a heavily loaded term and should be used with care

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Recap: all the doggone topics discussed by The Urbanist in May

Including the fashion for small dogs, dog box apartments, barking railway advertising, teaching old dogs to drive, two wheeler rottweiler, collaring the Greens on transport policy, watching a Doggies match, chasing cars, and a ruff deal for Sth Yarra…

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Why are small dogs becoming more fashionable?

Small dogs are ousting larger dogs in the affections of Americans and, it seems likely, Australians too. One popular explanation is we’re living at higher densities but it’s likely there’s more to it

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Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist last month

A list of the articles published on The Urbanist in April 2015, including driving vs public transport, cycling to rail stations, designing memorials, living in high-rise towers, and more

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Can the Greens do better on transport policy?

Political commentators agree Richard Di Natale is more policy oriented than his predecessor, so he should review a couple of recent transport issues where the Party has lost sight of its progressive rationale

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Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in March

A list of the articles published on The Urbanist in the previous month ranging across cycling, trains, favourite cities, heritage, major events, architecture, driving, skyscrapers and apartments

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From Brisbland to Brisvegas: but is it a more interesting place?

Like other capital cities, Brisbane has changed enormously over the last 20-30 years, especially in the centre; but it’s less clear if it’s become a more interesting and distinctive place

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F1 Grand Prix: what do you get for $60-$70 million?

This Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park is likely to cost taxpayers close to $70 million. But the benefits don’t come within cooee of that outlay; there are much better uses for the money

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