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Could the average trip to work nearly double by 2030?

Could the average trip to work nearly double by 2030?

Alan DaviesJun 22, 20173 Comments

The average one-way commute could increase by 28 minutes by 2030 according to Melbourne's Herald Sun. Sounds horrendous but it's scary tabloid journalism

Are towers inherently wrong for public housing?

Are towers inherently wrong for public housing?

Alan DaviesJun 21, 20172 Comments

St Louis' famously demolished Pruitt-Igoe public housing project has a lesson for the debate over high-rise stemming from the Grenfell Tower fire; it's not really about the architecture

What are the prospects for dockless bike share in Australia?

What are the prospects for dockless bike share in Australia?

Alan DaviesJun 20, 20177 Comments

Dockless bike share faces a much bigger challenge in Australia than in countries like China, especially given new entrant oBike has to make it work commercially

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Does the Grenfell Tower fire mean we should stop building residential towers?

Does the Grenfell Tower fire mean we should stop building residential towers?

Alan DaviesJun 19, 20177 Comments

The Grenfell Tower fire was the result of flawed policy on public housing, not some inherent flaw in the high-rise residential building type

Should Doncaster BRT be a priority?

Should Doncaster BRT be a priority?

Alan DaviesJun 13, 20177 Comments

A private proposal to build and operate a Bus Rapid Transit system in Doncaster looks promising but taxpayers will ultimately pay for it; so it's vital to make sure it's a high priority

A fantasy cycling map for inner Melbourne

A fantasy cycling map for inner Melbourne

Alan DaviesMay 22, 20175 Comments

Here's master mapmaker Adam Mattinson's vision of what a high quality cycling network could look like in an Australian city. At present, unfortunately, it's sheer fantasy

Sunday reading

Alan DaviesMay 21, 2017

Interesting links for urbanists

Thursday links

Alan DaviesMay 17, 2017

Interesting links for urbanists

The Melbourne Subway Map (a rail fantasy)

The Melbourne Subway Map (a rail fantasy)

Alan DaviesMay 17, 20171 Comment

A fantastical vision from mapmaker Adam Mattinson of what a subway underneath Melbourne's inner suburbs could look like if it were as connected as Tokyo's famous system

Is an airport train to the CBD the whole story?

Is an airport train to the CBD the whole story?

Alan DaviesMay 16, 201714 Comments

The Victorian and Federal governments have different strategies for Melbourne Airport rail but there's a lot more to the transport task at Tullamarine than a train to the CBD

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