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, 20162 Comments
It's true India has more mobile phones than toilets but the meme demeans the population and contributes little to improving sanitation
Alan DaviesSep 12, 20165 Comments
"There is a straightforward way to achieve gender balance in any parliament: halve the number of electorates and have each elect a man and a woman"
Alan DaviesAug 26, 2016
Including trams, election promises, infrastructure costs, High Speed Rail, funding for cycling, city size, airport rail, congestion charging, transport social divide
Alan DaviesAug 22, 20167 Comments
The "host city effect" from the Sydney games has gone. The Australian team won as many medals at the Rio Olympics as it could plausibly expect to
Alan DaviesAug 8, 201611 Comments
The Federal election suggests that if Labor cannot yet be trusted with the economy then the Liberals cannot be trusted with the wider society, says guest writer Garry Glazebrook
Alan DaviesAug 4, 20161 Comment
Certain countries consistently take the lion's share of medals at the Olympics but it's got little to do with national character and a lot to do with national wealth and political commitment
Alan DaviesJul 21, 2016
Including electric vehicles, McDonalds, elevated parks, quarter-acre blocks, fantasy tram map, ultra density, cycling, academic research, architecture awards, schools, window tinting, Turnbull's ideas for cities...