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Alan Davies — Editor of The Urbanist

Alan Davies

Editor of The Urbanist

The Urbanist is edited by Dr Alan Davies, a principal of Melbourne-based economic and planning consultancy, Pollard Davies Consulting.

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Is this underpass promise under-developed?

Is this underpass promise under-developed?

November 21, 2017 1 Comment

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

That was The week That was…

That was The week That was…

November 19, 2017 1 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

November 17, 2017 2 Comments

How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

November 15, 2017 4 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?

November 14, 2017 8 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

November 12, 2017 5 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

November 10, 2017

Is the popularity of cycling on the wane?

Is the popularity of cycling on the wane?

November 8, 2017 4 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

Raceday reading 7 November

November 7, 2017

That was The week That was… w/e 5 November 2017

That was The week That was… w/e 5 November 2017

November 6, 2017 5 Comments

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism in the news over the week ending 5 November 2017