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What books to read over the holidays?

What books to read over the holidays?

Alan DaviesDec 11, 20171 Comment

Like the ABC, The Urbanist is in summer recess but back for special occasions; this time it's The Urbanist's annual list of good books - mostly novels - to read over the holidays

Weekend reading

Alan DaviesNov 24, 2017

Is this underpass promise under-developed?

Is this underpass promise under-developed?

Alan DaviesNov 21, 20172 Comments

The promise by the Opposition in Victoria to grade-separate 55 congested intersections is likely to be politically appealing, but the case hasn't been made it's a sensible policy

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That was The week That was...

That was The week That was…

Alan DaviesNov 19, 20171 Comment

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism in the news over the week ending 19 November 2017

Weekend reading 18/19 November

Alan DaviesNov 17, 20172 Comments

How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

Alan DaviesNov 15, 20174 Comments

Once the difficult transition period when human controlled vehicles are still common is over, a world of fully driverless vehicles should be a lot different from today

Should we demand more of heavy vehicle drivers?

Should we demand more of heavy vehicle drivers?

Alan DaviesNov 14, 20178 Comments

It's time to consider if heavy vehicle driver licensing should require that applicants understand the risks they pose for others and are committed to protecting their welfare

That was The week That was... w/e 12 November

That was The week That was… w/e 12 November

Alan DaviesNov 12, 20175 Comments

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism in the news over the week ending 12 November 2017

Weekend reading 11/12 November

Alan DaviesNov 10, 2017

Is the popularity of cycling on the wane?

Is the popularity of cycling on the wane?

Alan DaviesNov 8, 20174 Comments

One interpretation of a recent survey of cycling is that riding is losing popularity in cities. Maybe, or perhaps the numbers fluctuate between surveys in ways that aren't a big worry