Alan DaviesApr 9, 2017
Interesting, useful, sometimes provocative and occasionally amusing links for anyone interested in cities
Alan DaviesApr 7, 2017
A digest of all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in the first quarter of 2017, including transport, heritage, planning, infrastructure, design, housing, economics, cycling
Alan DaviesMar 21, 20175 Comments
Victorian taxpayers will spend around $60 million subsidising this year's Grand Prix and a further $360 million to the end of the current contract. Time to share the cost
Alan DaviesDec 22, 2016
Decentralisation, high-rise in the inner city, sprawl and farming, Federation Square, suburban McMansions, ABC-TV's Streets of your Town, cycling safety, heritage, and more
Alan DaviesNov 24, 2016
The Urbanist discusses infrastructure costs, terrace houses in the 'burbs, Corkman Pub, cyclists and pedestrians, airport rail, cycling and helmets, infrastructure planning, and more
Alan DaviesNov 3, 2016
Shoebox apartments, trailer parks, regional dormitories, cycling, gender balance, India, dull Sydney, level crossings, heritage, infrastructure, road pricing, neighbours, and more
Alan DaviesSep 29, 2016
Including repurposing golf courses, cycle superhighways, rough sleeping, social isolation, Uber tax, tiny apartments, Olympic medals, super commutes, motorcycles, and more
Alan DaviesSep 15, 2016
Including walking, buses, parking, High Speed Rail, the city centre, cycling, greyhounds, the suburbs, taxing tobacco, and the environmental benefit of building rail
Alan DaviesSep 14, 20168 Comments
Sydney's CBD is pretty lifeless compared to Melbourne's. Is it the result of the lock-out law? Are Melbourne's laneways just too good? Or is it more likely there are structural reasons?
Alan DaviesSep 13, 20164 Comments
It's true India has more mobile phones than toilets but the meme demeans the population and contributes little to improving sanitation
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