Alan DaviesJun 22, 20174 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
Alan DaviesApr 4, 20176 Comments
The Sydney Morning Herald's comparison of small parts of Sydney with leading world metropolises might grab the attention of readers, but it's rubbish
Alan DaviesMar 30, 20172 Comments
This comparison by ABC News of living in the city centre with living in the fringe suburbs is long but it's ultimately unconvincing; it doesn't compare apples with apples
Alan DaviesFeb 22, 201711 Comments
It didn't take long for the blame game to emerge following yesterday's tragedy at Essendon, but it's better to find out what really happened and why before making policy
Alan DaviesFeb 20, 201717 Comments
Population growth brings risks and will change the character of a city like Melbourne if it continues, but it's more likely to make it a better place for most residents
Alan DaviesOct 10, 20166 Comments
It's only been a week, but The Sunday Age was back again yesterday with another fabulously titillating invention about a rail line to Melbourne Airport
Alan DaviesOct 3, 20169 Comments
Another Sunday, another manufactured controversy by Fairfax, this time around a "secret" report on Melbourne airport rail from "a high-powered group of advisers"
Alan DaviesJul 19, 20163 Comments
The association between rail infrastructure like High Speed Rail and increases in land value is nothing new; it was there when much of Victoria's rail network was built
Alan DaviesMay 18, 20169 Comments
The City of Sydney reckons the NSW Government wants to redevelop Waterloo at a density "greater than anything in Singapore". Turns out Council's fear of density is ill-founded
Alan DaviesApr 14, 20166 Comments
Fairfax ran an article on High Speed Rail yesterday that shouldn’t have survived even a basic credibility test. It's as if all those who used to do the sub-editing have been 'let go'
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